Southwick Beach State Park
Watertown, NY

About Southwick Beach State Park

Lake Side Rating

Southwick Beach is a popular beach destination and is known for its endless beach and swimming. Its a great spot for sunning, picnicking, hiking, and games on the playing fields.

The park offers a variety of campsites, a beach, restrooms with showers, a dumping station, food concession, nature trails, hiking trails, picnic areas, reservable picnic areas with canopy tents, playgrounds, and playing fields. Most facilities are handicapped-accessible.

29 campsites are located along one of the roads directly along the beach, with panoramic views of the beach and Lake Ontario. The beach is access from various designated paths thru the short dunes that separate these campsites from the beach.

Overview
  1. located outside Henderson, 35 min southwest of Watertown, NY
  2. 111 campsites, 29 sites are lakeside, 100 sites are reservable
  3. 44 electric sites
  4. offers one of the best beachside camping experience on Lake Ontario
  5. over 5 miles of beach

Camping Fees

Nightly camping fee $15/night, add $6/night for waterfront sites
Weekend/Holiday surcharge $4/night
Out of state patrons surcharge $5/night

Camping Season Dates

Fri May 13, 2016 thru Sun Oct 9, 2016
Fri May 12, 2017 thru Sun Oct 8, 2017

Map Location

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Legend   regular   water site   non reserve   no photos   E-Electric   EW-Electric/Water   F-Full Hookup
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Beach Loop

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Max 50ft - These sites will accommodate tents, popups and trailers up to 50ft
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Beach Loop

Area C

Area D

Max 30ft - These sites will accommodate tents, popups and trailers up to 30ft
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Beach Loop

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Area D

Max 20ft - These sites will accommodate tents, popups and trailers up to 20ft
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Beach Loop

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Area D

Max 40ft - These sites will accommodate tents, popups and trailers up to 40ft
Area A

Beach Loop

Area C

Area D

Tent Specific - These sites are suitable for tents only
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Beach Loop

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Area D

Southwick Beach Lake Site ( photos)
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