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CHERRY PLAIN STATE PARK, NY
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DescriptionTake the Virtual Tour! - CHERRY PLAIN STATE PARK
Cherry Plain State Park is nestled in the woods of the Taconic Valley. The park's 175 acres are a quiet alternative to other parks in the region. The park's setting on Black River Pond features a sandy beach with adjacent picnic grounds and a boat launch. The park also has bridle paths and hiking, biking, and nature trails that serve as cross-country ski trails in winter. Anglers enjoy fishing for bass, bullheads, and pickerel here. A special feature of the park is a Charcoal Kiln Site that can be found by hiking a trail that begins at the southern corner of the main parking lot. The Capital District Wildlife Management Area surrounds the park and offers another 4,153 acres of forested land for outdoor recreation.
Cherry Plain State Park, opened to the public in 1962, is located 19 miles southeast of Grafton and seven miles north of Stephentown, off NYS Route 22.
Biking, boating, fishing, hiking, hunting, and picnicking are the park's most popular summer activities; winter visitors can cross-country ski.
The park's facilities include a beach, boat launch sites and rentals, campsites, a nature trail, picnic tables and pavilions, and showers.
Nearby parks include Grafton Lakes State Park, Schodack Island State Park, Peebles Island State Park, Bennington Battlefield State Historic Site, and Crailo State Historic Site.
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Alerts and Important InformationEach year the campground makes every effort to provide safe swimming opportunities by testing the water and by keeping the swimming areas staffed with lifeguards. Please be aware that if the safety of our swimmers is compromised, due to lack of lifeguard coverage or water quality issues, swimming will be prohibited and therefore cannot be a guaranteed activity. We apologize for this inconvenience as it may occur with little advance notice. See HERE for all current swimming closures!
To insure fairness for all NY customers, any reservation with departure dates outside the 9-month Maximum Window can not be changed or cancelled until 18 days after the reservation was made.
Looking to reserve for just 1-night? If you make your reservation within 3 days of your arrival you can book a 1-night stay online or through the Call Center. This applies only to campsites.
During peak season, a camping party and their equipment may occupy a site for a maximum of 14 continuous days. After which, the camping party and equipment must leave the site and facility for 2 days before registering again for another site.
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Located 19 miles southeast of Grafton and 7 miles north of Stephentown, off NYS Rte 22 on CCC Dam Road. 518-733-5400
Mailing Address:CHERRY PLAIN STATE PARK
10 STATE PARK ROAD
Petersburgh NY 12138
Phone Number:Information: (518) 733-5400
Cherry Plain State Park: (518) 733-5400. When Cherry Plain is closed you may call Grafton Lakes State Park at 518-279-1155
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