Enjoy a picnic at Grafton Lake State Park with your fellow club members on Sunday, July 11. Bring your walking shoes, bicycle, fishing pole, or kayak to enjoy the many ponds and public areas the park has to offer. Park opens at 8:00 a.m. We encourage early arrival due to Covid limits to number of visitors to the park. Be prepared to wear a mask in public buildings.
We will be gathering at the Boathouse Tent area beginning at 8:00 a.m. The Boathouse Tent area is located on Second Pond, and is reserved for the Albany Ski Club. Around 12:00 noon we will be cooking hot dogs and hamburgers for those that attend. We have a covered area, so rain or shine, some of us will be there!
We are asking everyone to bring a dish to share. When you register, you can let us know what you are bringing. There will be picnic tables, but feel free to bring a folding chair if you would like.
Bring your own beverages. Adult beverages can be consumed at our picnic area in moderation, but should not be taken to the public beach or public areas.
There is a fee of $8 per vehicle to enter the park. Carpooling is a good idea, in addition to arriving early!
Guests of current members are welcome.
Grafton Lakes State Park, includes six ponds and nearly 2500 acres. Long Pond has a large, sandy beach. Anglers can go after rainbow and brown trout in Long, Second and Shaver Pond. Pickerel, perch, and bass are abundant in all ponds including Mill Pond and walleye are found at the Martin-Durham Reservoir. All ponds have launch facilities for canoes, sailboats and rowboats, electric boat are allowed. Visitors can walk the nature trails, and hike, bike or ride horses along the 25 miles of park trails (No ATV use allowed).
Park Hours: 8 am – Dusk Daily
Welcome Center/Office: 9am – 4pm
Comfort Stations: Open daily
Trails: Open, conditions permitting
Parking Fee: $8 per vehicle
254 Grafton Lakes State Park Way
Grafton, NY 12082