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GOLDEN HILL STATE PARK, NY

Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sat Aug 01 2015   Later Dates
58 site(s) found

Description

Golden Hill State Park was acquired by New York State in 1962. The Thirty Mile Lighthouse, decommissioned by the U.S. Coast Guard in 1958, is part of the park and is available for rental year-round. This landmark's rich history can be enjoyed by park visitors, thanks to the Friends of Thirty Mile Point Lighthouse. Golden Hill State Park also offers camping, fishing, boating, shoreline hiking, picnicking, nature walks, and walking tours of the lighthouse site. Summer events at the park are numerous. Winter activities are also available, including snowshoeing and five miles of snowmobile trails that run through the park.

Geography:

Golden Hill State Park is located in Niagara County, on the south shore of Lake Ontario.

Recreation:

Activities here include basketball, horse shoes, biking, boating, fishing, hiking, hunting, camping, picnicking, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing (depending on the season).

Facilities:

The park has a boat launch area, campsites with and without electric, restrooms with showers, a dumping station, pavilions, picnic tables, a playground, playing fields, and a nature trail. Available for rent year-round, Lighthouse Cottage is a full-service vacation rental with a stunning view of Lake Ontario.

Nearby Attractions:

Nearby state parks include Four Mile Creek State Park, Hamlin Beach State Park, Lakeside Beach State Park, Niagara Falls State Park, and Fort Niagara State Park.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Baseball/Softball
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Launch
  • Boating
  • Comfort Station
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Culture
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Interpretive Center
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Jet-Skiing
  • Laundry
  • Parking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Powerboating
  • Recreation Programs
  • Sail Boarding
  • Sail Boating
  • Shelters
  • Showers
  • Snowmobiling
  • Volleyball
  • Water Drinking
  • Water Skiing
Within 10 Miles
  • Convenience Store
  • Cultural Activities
  • First Aid Station
  • Hunting
  • Restaurant
  • Shopping
Alerts and Important Information
Golden Hill campsites are open from April to October. The Lighthouse Cottage is open Year Round.

**YURTS are available starting May 9th. Reserve Now!!

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.

Not all sites are electric. Please review site details before booking.

Campers arriving after 9:00 p.m. are asked to call the park or risk losing the reservation.

The Lighthouse Cottage is a 2 day Minimum stay year round; NO PETS allowed in Lighthouse Cottage. Authorized service animals only. Access Pass is NOT accepted for the Lighthouse Cottage. Smoking is not permitted in the cottage.

Only 2 pets per site are permitted. Current rabies certificate required. Pets must be on a leash no longer than 6ft at all times.

Peak season: A person may be the primary site occupant for 14 total days of camping within a 16 day period. S/he must leave the park for 48 hours once they have stayed the maximum number of days allowed before beginning a new reservation.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
43.36833, -78.46972
43°22'6"N, 78°28'11"W

Lower Lake Road is off Route 269 in Barker, NY, via Route 18 or 104. 716-795-3885

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

GOLDEN HILL STATE PARK
9691 Lower Lake Rd.
BARKER  NY  14012

Phone Number:

Information:  (716)795-3885