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Status: Open through Sun Oct 11 2015   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Fri Apr 01 2016   Later Dates
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Take the Virtual Tour! - STONY BROOK STATE PARK

Stony Brook State Park's terrain comprises hilly woodlands; a deep gorge with rugged cliffs overlooking three waterfalls; and fascinating rock formations. Tent and trailer campsites are scattered in the woodlands above the gorge in the upper, or south, end of the park. Visitors can hike rim, gorge, or nature trails, play tennis on park courts, picnic, or swim in the park's stream-fed guarded swimming pool. In winter, three miles of cross-country trails are available for skiers.


Stony Brook State Park is located 2 miles south of Dansville, in Steuben County. Take 390 South to exit 4 then take 36 South.


Activities include hiking, hunting, tennis, and cross-country skiing. The park has several lovely waterfalls to visit.


Campsites with restrooms and showers, group camping areas, food concessions, a nature trail, picnic tables and pavilions, a playground, playing fields, and tennis courts make this a park full of appealing amenities. Firewood is sold by a nearby private vendor. The park has one dumping station.

Nearby Attractions:

Nearby attractions include Harriet Hollister Spencer State Recreation Area, Honeoye Lake Boat Launch State Park, Letchworth State Park, Keuka Lake State Park, and Watkins Glen State Park.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Comfort Station
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fire Rings
  • Hiking Trail
  • Hot Showers
  • Parking
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming - Natural Pool
  • Telephone
  • Toilet, Accessible
  • Volleyball
  • Water Fillup Station
Within 10 Miles
  • Antiquing
  • Baseball/Softball
  • Basketball
  • Convenience Store
  • Dump Station
  • First Aid Station
  • Hiking
  • Playground
  • Restaurant
  • Shopping
  • Tennis
Alerts and Important Information
Please note:The gorge trail does not open until the end of May, depending on safety conditions.

Rustic Cabins!! available at Stony Brook State Park! Offering 4-person cabins - a perfect solution for campers who like tents & cabins. Offer protection from the elements, but no electricity or water.

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.

  • Reservations for campsites may be booked 9 months in advance for a 1-night minimum stay.
  • All sites have a picnic table and a fire ring.
  • There are NO electric sites at this campground.
  • Alcoholic beverages are NOT permitted.
  • Only 2 pets per site are permitted. Pets must have a current rabies certificate and be on a leash and attended at all times.
  • Bicycles are allowed on paved roads only.
  • Visitors are required to pay a vehicle fee and leave the park by 10:00 p.m.
  • Quiet hours are from 10 pm to 8 am.
  • If arriving after 9 p.m., please call the park office at (585) 335-5530 or risk losing the reservation.
  • Peak Season: 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.

    IMPORTANT: New York State Parks encourages everyone to be safe outdoors. Please take a few moments to read about the health risks associated with tick bites and some simple steps you can take to safeguard you and your family. http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/04092014Ticks

    Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    42.51639, -77.69278
    42°30'59"N, 77°41'34"W

    The park is located several miles south of Dansville. Take I-390 to Route 36 South.


    North Entrance: 10820 Route 36, Dansville NY 14437

    South Entrance: 10518 County Route 47, Dansville NY 14437

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    10820 Route 36 South
    DANSVILLE  NY  14437-9599

    Phone Number:

    Project Office: (585)335-8111