Golden Hill State Park RV & Campground Guide

New York

Along the south shore of Lake Ontario is the beautiful Golden Hill State Park in Barker, New York. It's open year-round which allows visitors to partake in everything from basking on the beach during the summertime to driving snowmobiles in the winter. The park is well-known for the Thirty Mile Point Lighthouse that resides on the 510-acre property. Golden Hill State Park offers opportunities for camping, boating, picnicking, fishing, and tours of the lighthouse landmark. The nearest cities to the park are Medina and Albion.

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Weather
Spring 30-65 F
Summer 60-72 F
Fall 38-70 F
Winter 24-38 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Golden Hill State Park

Experience all that nature has to offer with an unforgettable camping trip. You can find a spot to pitch a tent for some traditional camping or rent an RV for more privacy and comfort. If you would rather not spend the night sleeping outdoors, then an RV would be the most suitable option. At RVshare, you can find great RVs with convenient features that are sure to make the trip even more memorable. Golden Hill State Park also provides multiple cabins for rent and 64 campsites where you can park an RV or set up a tent. Some even feature electric hookups.

Niagara Hartland Campgrounds

This campground is well known as a prime location for RVs. With plenty of full-hookup sites, campers can have all of their basic amenities while camping in comfort. Visitors of the campground can take part in recreational activities, such as kayaking and boating or hiking and swimming.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: No
  • Other amenities: Showers, bathrooms, laundry facility, trailer rentals, and kayak rentals

Medina/Wildwood Lake KOA Holiday Campground

This waterside retreat boasts over 300 campsites with nightly rates starting around $50. It's located less than eight miles away from Golden Hill State Park, which is only a 12-minute drive. The campground features an abundance of delightful amenities, including two heated pools, a mini-disc-golf course, an arcade, the Jumping Pillow, and an on-site winery for adults to enjoy. It's a campground full of thrilling recreational activities that are sure to please everyone in the family.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Other amenities: Grocery store, boat rentals, winery, laundry facility, bike rentals, pool, and horseshoes

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What to Do at
Golden Hill State Park

Inside Golden Hill State Park

Regardless of the time of year that you visit Golden Hill, there will be a variety of activities to entertain you and your family. Guests can enjoy traditional nature hikes and biking along the many trails or hunting in one of the designated areas. Boat enthusiasts can launch their watercraft at one of the several accessible boating areas situated along the coast. You can hunt for small game, pheasant, and waterfowl in the designated hunting areas, but all hunters must have an NYS hunting license, a HIP number, and a federal "duck" stamp. During the summer, visitors of Golden Hill can play disc golf, go fishing, and explore the hiking areas. Ice fishing and snowmobiling are both popular throughout the winter months.

Outside Golden Hill State Park

Visitors of Golden Hill can venture out of the park to find other fun things to do. There are charming restaurants where one can dine, unique shops to browse, and mesmerizing sights to see. You can also explore nearby towns to discover hidden attractions and a variety of local stores.

Restaurants

Pizza Wings and Things

Pizza Wings and Things cooks up some of the best food in town. It's located in the small town of Barker, just 10 minutes away from Golden Hill State Park. You can take advantage of the numerous deals and promotions that they offer weekly to save some extra money.

Type: Pizzeria, American

Location: 1693 Quaker Rd, Barker, NY 14012-9617

In the Mix Brewing & Creamery

Beer fanatics should stop by this brewery to try one of their specially crafted beers and have a tasty meal to accompany it. Their food menu is a bit smaller than other restaurants in the area, but their drink menu is vast in comparison.

Type: Brewery

Location: 1693 East Ave, Barker, NY 14012

New England Seafood

As one of the most popular seafood restaurants in the area, New England Seafood serves delicious cuisine. It's not too far from the park; the commute is about 15 minutes.

Type: Seafood

Location: 8401 Ridge Rd, Gasport, NY 14067-9415

Shopping

Jeddo Mill Antiques

Browse the many fascinating antique items for sale within the Jeddo Mill collection. Crafted wood items, rustic metal creations, and historical furniture are available for purchase at this quaint shop.

Location: 10267 Ridge Rd, Medina, NY 14103

Lakeview Village Shoppes

At Lakeview Village Shoppes, you can find some gifts and travel memorabilia to keep as a souvenir from your phenomenal camping trip at Golden Hill State Park. Browse new t-shirts, mugs, and keychains that could become a meaningful part of your travel collection.

Location: 5955 Ontario St, Olcott, NY 14126

Della's Chocolates

Della's Chocolates is a family-owned and -operated shop that has sold handmade chocolate delicacies in downtown Medina since 2011. You can request specialty items and gift boxes if you're looking for some great presents.

Location: 512 Main St, Medina, NY 14103

Sightseeing

Leonard Oakes Estate Winery

Visitors can go wine tasting or host a special event for a large group at this winery and vineyard that is well-known in the area. Try locally crafted wine and ciders from one of the most distinguished wineries in the region. Leonard Oakes is approximately 15 minutes away from Golden Hill.

Location: 444 West S Lake Dr, Montauk, NY 11954

Erie Canal Culvert

This historic tunnel, also known as Medina Culvert, is the only place that people can cross beneath the Erie Canal. It was built in 1823 as a cheaper alternative to constructing a bridge above the canal.

Location: 3699 Culvert Rd, Medina, NY 14103-9612

Medina Railroad Museum

Visit the Medina Railroad Museum and take a step back in time to an era where trains dominated the transportation industry. It is home to regional artifacts, interactive displays, and one of the largest model-train systems in the United States.

Location: 530 West Ave, Medina, NY 14103-1554

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How to Get to
Golden Hill State Park

At approximately an hour away, Buffalo, NY, is the largest city near Golden Hill State Park. If you're traveling from Buffalo, take I-990 northeast to NY-78 North. From there, drive north to NY-93 East and follow that to NY-31 East. Finally, turn left onto Road 121, which will lead you to the park.

Entering Golden Hill State Park

Golden Hill State Park is open year-round. Entrance fees are collected from April through October from 8 AM to 9 PM. Visitors can camp from May through October with campsite fees ranging from $15-$31 per night.

One-day pass (per vehicle) : $6

Annual pass (per vehicle) : $80

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