Selkirk Shores State Park
Mexico, NY

About Selkirk Shores State Park

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In addition to spectacular sunsets over one of the Great Lakes, visitors to Selkirk Shores State Park can expect outstanding fishing and popular hiking and biking trails that lead to a lush mix of meadows and woodlands.

Small boats can be launched from the Pine Grove site into the Salmon River, while larger boats can be launched from the Mexico Point Boat Launch on the Little Salmon River.

Selkirk Shores has 148 campsites, 143 are reservable, none are directly on the water, but many up on the bluff (Loops C and D) have a view overlooking Lake Ontario. 85 sites have electric.

Selkirk Shores Quick Peek 

Overview
  1. located about 25 minutes north of Oswego on the east shore of Lake Ontario
  2. 148 campsites, 143 are reservable, none are directly on the water, but many have a view overlooking Lake Ontario
  3. great for boating, fishing, hiking and biking
  4. offers a large beach area
Campground Feature Summary
    Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites not directly by the water. Fairly open sites. Fairly open sites with partial shade. Mainly level sites. Fairly shaded sites. Partially shady sites. Semi-wooded. Some tent specific sites. Boat launch available for motorboats. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.

Camping Fees

Nightly camping fee $15/night, add $6 for electric sites, add $4 for lake view sites
Out of state patrons surcharge $5/night

Camping Season Dates

Fri May 13, 2016 thru Sat Oct 29, 2016
Fri May 12, 2017 thru Sat Oct 14, 2017

Campgrounds Within a 60 Minute Drive

Southwick Beach: 18.4 miles, 24 min
Westcott Beach: 29.3 miles, 35 min
Fair Haven Beach: 33.8 miles, 50 min
Verona Beach: 46.5 miles, 60 min

Campgrounds Similar to Selkirk Shores and What They Have in Common
(A current work in progress, streamlining ahead)

Fish Creek (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 50 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Large RV friendly sites. Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Rollins Pond (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 59 mins : Small sandy beach. Large RV friendly sites.
Watkins Glen (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 15 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Some tent specific sites.
Letchworth (Western New York), 2 hours 30 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites.
Eighth Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 20 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Lewey Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 36 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Buck Pond (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 17 mins : Small sandy beach.
Fair Haven Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 50 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Wellesley Island (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 9 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Durant (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 44 mins : Small sandy beach. Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Meacham Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 58 mins : Large RV friendly sites. Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Limekiln Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 17 mins : Small sandy beach. Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Cranberry Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 8 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Northampton Beach (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 41 mins : Large lake. Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
Caroga Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 18 mins : Small sandy beach. Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Moffitt Beach (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 23 mins : Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Verona Beach (Central New York), 1 hour 0 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Motorboats allowed.
Nicks Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 57 mins : Small sandy beach. Good paddling options.
Delta Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 10 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Eaton (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 58 mins : Small sandy beach. Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Harris (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 16 mins : Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Higley Flow (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 16 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
Coles Creek (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 8 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Kring Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 18 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Southwick Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 24 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Good paddling options.
Jacques Cartier (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 30 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Motorboats allowed.
Taylor Pond (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 41 mins : Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Wilmington Notch (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 27 mins : Some tent specific sites.
Westcott Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 35 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Hamlin Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 16 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
Brown Tract Pond (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 22 mins : Small sandy beach. Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Golden Beach (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 29 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Robert Moses (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 27 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Ausable Point (Adirondack Park), 4 hours 5 mins : Large lake. Large RV friendly sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Cedar Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 7 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Some tent specific sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Point Comfort (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 8 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Keuka Lake (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 0 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Motorboats allowed.
Sampson (Finger Lakes), 1 hour 41 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Motorboats allowed.
Lakeside Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 35 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites.
Cayuga Lake (Finger Lakes), 1 hour 25 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Some tent specific sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Little Sand Point (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 11 mins : Small sandy beach. Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Rogers Rock (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 46 mins : Large lake. Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Gilbert Lake (Central New York), 2 hours 17 mins : Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Good paddling options.
Robert H Treman (Finger Lakes), 1 hour 54 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites.
Moreau Lake (Central New York), 3 hours 2 mins : Some tent specific sites. Good paddling options.
Glimmerglass (Central New York), 2 hours 7 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
North South Lake (Catskills / Taconic), 3 hours 33 mins : Small sandy beach.
Chenango Valley (Central New York), 1 hour 50 mins : Small sandy beach. Electric sites.
Taughannock Falls (Finger Lakes), 1 hour 56 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Motorboats allowed.
Fillmore Glen (Finger Lakes), 1 hour 30 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites.
Bowman Lake (Central New York), 1 hour 56 mins : Small sandy beach. Large RV friendly sites. Some tent specific sites.
Mongaup Pond (Catskills / Taconic), 3 hours 11 mins : Small sandy beach. Large RV friendly sites.
Golden Hill (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 52 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Motorboats allowed.
Grass Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 4 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Lincoln Pond (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 55 mins : Small sandy beach. Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.
Long Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 16 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Keewaydin (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 6 mins : Large lake. Fairly open sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Thompsons Lake (Catskills / Taconic), 2 hours 43 mins : Small sandy beach. Some tent specific sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Crown Point (Adirondack Park), 4 hours 3 mins : Large lake. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Schodack Island (Catskills / Taconic), 2 hours 56 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Putnam Pond (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 48 mins : Small sandy beach. Some tent specific sites. Motorboats allowed.

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