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Grafton Lakes State Park

Please Note (6/18/2020): New York State Parks are in the process of reopening, and not all of the facilities are open to the public. Currently, trails and the beach are open, but the visitor center is closed. Visit the State Parks website or contact the park with questions.

Located just 12 miles east of Troy, NY, Grafton Lakes is a water-lovers paradise. Go swimming at Long Pond, and enjoy fishing and boating at Shaver, Long, Mill, and Second Pond.

a beach on a lake with people

Hike, walk or bike through 25 miles of nature trails. Love horses? Go horseback riding instead down the bridle path! Coming in the winter? Enjoy the freshly groomed trails for your favorite winter activities.

Things to Enjoy

  • Swimming
  • Sandy Beach
  • Boat Launch Facilities
  • Boat Rentals
  • Nature Trails
  • Horse Path
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Playground
  • Recreational Programs
  • Food
  • Picnic Tables and Pavilions
  • Showers

Winter Fun

  • Ice Skating
  • Ice Fishing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Snowmobiling

Contact Information

Contact: (518) 279-1155

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