Hamlin Beach State Park RV & Campground Guide

New York

Relax and pass the time at Hamlin Beach State Park. Nestled in upstate New York, the location is convenient from all major highways in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. When you are ready to swim or fish, spend time at Lake Ontario. For serious hiking, explore 6 miles of trails that are also perfect for snowmobiles in the winter. Once you finish relaxing at the park, visit the nearby cities of Brockport, Hilton, and Rochester in New York. 

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Spring 41-55 F
Summer 68-76 F
Fall 50-68 F
Winter 21-41 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Hamlin Beach State Park

There is nothing that elicits the feeling of pure freedom more than traveling America's highways in a state-of-the-art RV. Enjoy expansive campgrounds with lush scenery that you can only experience while RVing across the American landscape. At RVshare, you can get the perfect recreational vehicle that will accommodate your family's needs. 

Red Rock Ponds Resort

When you are considering staying at a resort for an extended time, the Red Rock Ponds Resort may work for you. It is located in Holley, New York. The resort has a wide range of activities you may enjoy, including fishing, basketball, and paddleboarding.

Rates here are very affordable. They start at $45/day, $275/week, and $660/month for full hookups.

Lakeside Beach State Park

Like Hamlin Beach State Park, Lakeside Beach State Park offers beautiful views of Lake Ontario. The campground is in Waterport, New York, and offers many different activities during different times of the year such as fishing, cross country skiing, and snowmobiling.

Vehicle fees start at $6, and campsite rates range between $15 and $27 per night. Discover nature as you enjoy the beauty of upstate New York at one of 274 campsites.

Golden Hill State Park

The Thirty Mile Point Lighthouse is the signature landmark for Golden Hill State Park. Located in the next town over from Hamlin Beach State Park, the park can be found in Barker. The state purchased this property from the U.S. Coast Guard in 1962. With the large lake for fishing and dense forestry for hiking, relaxation, and enjoyment, the terrain in the area would suit anyone's desires.

Golden Hill State Park has 59 campsites and on-site comfort stations, showers, and firewood. Reservations for full connections start at $21 a night. Prime campsites have full connections while campsites further back have electric only.

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What to Do at
Hamlin Beach State Park

Inside Hamlin Beach State Park

Hamlin Beach State Park is breathtaking. It has mesmerizing sunsets that you can only experience while lounging on the beach. Take your boat on the lake for pristine fishing since the waters are crystal-clear and beautiful. While at the park for a family adventure, you can also enjoy swimming, hiking, and snowmobiling. 

Outside Hamlin Beach State Park

Once you are ready to explore nearby attractions outside of the park, you will have plenty of fun activities to discover with your family. The Hamlin area has a variety of restaurants that are close to the park, and there are plenty of attractions to visit. 


The Tavern 19

At The Tavern 19, you can try a range of menu items, including pizza, wings, and seafood. This restaurant is also known for its tavern specialties such as shepherd's pie.

Type: American

Location: 1549 Lake Road North, Hamlin, NY 14464

Stoneyard Bar and Grill

Stoneyard Bar and Grill is a highly rated restaurant that is just 6 miles from Hamlin Beach State Park. Here, you can enjoy delicious food like pulled pork sandwiches and hand-cut french fries. 

Type: Pub

Location: 48 Merchant Street, Brockport, NY 14420

China Moon

China Moon was voted the best take-out Chinese restaurant in the area. Taste a variety of Chinese dishes, like pepper steak, stir-fried chicken rice, and egg foo young. 

Type: Chinese

Location: 1800 Lake Road, Hamlin, NY 14464

Hamlin Pizza Shack

The Hamlin Pizza Shack is a quick-bite eatery close to the park. Enjoy homemade pizza and footlong submarine sandwiches.

Type: Pizzeria

Location: 1721 Lake Road, Hamlin, NY 14464

North of the Border Bar & Grill

North of the Border Bar & Grill features affordable American fare. The menu includes salads, sandwiches, and hamburgers.

Type: Pub

Location: 416 Clarkson Hamlin Town Line Road, Hamlin, NY 14464


Kirby's Farm Market

Get your groceries ripe and fresh when relaxing at the park. Kirby's Farm Market offers fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables. Decorate your campsite with fresh flowers and shrubs grown directly on Kirby's property. Besides the greenhouse, there is a country gift shop on the property.

Location: 9739 W Ridge Road, Brockport, NY 14420

Amelia's Fabric and Yarn Shoppe

Amelia's has fabrics, yarns, and patterns for making clothes and knitting. A great way to pass the time while enjoying the sights the park has to offer.

Location: 7 Upton Street, Rochester, NY 14468

Brightly Farms

Brightly Farms is an old-fashioned farm where you can purchase homemade pies, jams, ice cream, and other tasty treats!

Location: 525 Drake Road, Hamlin, NY 14464

The Farmer's Table

Enjoy chicken and waffles, crepes, and cheese omelets. Don't leave before visiting the gift shop at The Farmer's Table to pick up a souvenir!

Location: 1700 Lake Road, Hamlin, NY 14464

Lake Ontario Winery

The Lake Ontario Winery gives you the chance to taste tingling wines and various brews. For lunch, have wood-oven pizzas, pressed paninis, and apple cider. Do not forget to stop by the gift shop to grab something to remind you of your visit.

Location: 1593 Hamlin Parma Townline Road, Hilton, NY 14468


Classic Adventures Incorporated

As the name suggests, Classic Adventures Incorporated is your ticket to adventure in Hamlin. This company has been offering bicycle adventure tours in the area since 1979.

Location: 2844 Roosevelt Hwy, Hamlin, NY 14464

Brockport Strand Theater

After a long day at the park, watch a show at the Brockport Strand Theater. Showtimes vary, so be sure to check their website for times.

Location: 93 Main Street, Brockport, NY 14420

Morgan-Manning House

The Western Monroe Historical Society has preserved the Morgan-Manning family home. Come and take a tour of a residence from a bygone era.

Location: 151 Main Street, Brockport, NY 14420

Jolly Sportfishing

Jolly Sportfishing gives you the opportunity to explore Lake Ontario on the Small Fortune, a fishing boat. You can catch and release trout and king salmon or take them home with you.

Location: 8 Lake Road East Fork, Hamlin, NY 14464

Grace & Truth Sports Park

The Grace & Truth Sports Park offers fun through a variety of sports programs. Take part in recreational sports like baseball, volleyball, and cricket.

Location: 373 N Greece Road, Hilton, NY 14468

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How to Get to
Hamlin Beach State Park

From nearby Rochester, take I-490 W to NY-390 N. Get off NY-390 at exit 278 and get on the Lake Ontario State Parkway. Follow the Parkway west until you reach the park.

From Syracuse, take I-90 W and then take exit 45 to get on I-490 and take this through Rochester. Follow the above directions from Rochester to reach Hamlin Beach State Park.

Entering Hamlin Beach State Park

Depending upon the season, the hours of operation will vary for Hamlin Beach State Park. You will need to make advanced reservations for campsites and shelters. Operational hours for beach swimming during the summer are from 11:00 a.m. to 6:45 p.m., and camp registration is from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. for most days during the week. 

Hamlin Beach State Park Per vehicle (1-4 adults) : $7.0

When the beach is open.

Hamlin Beach State Park Per vehicle (1-4 adults) : $6.0

When the beach is closed.

Hamlin Beach State Park Empire Pass Card (annual) : $80.0

Save money by purchasing the Empire Pass Card. You will have unlimited use of all of New York's state parks for $80 per year. 

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Frequently Asked Questions About Hamlin Beach State Park

Are there designated RV camping spots in Hamlin Beach State Park?

The on-site campground at Hamlin Beach State Park boasts 264 designated RV camping spots. These RV sites are spread across multiple loops, and all of them feature 30- or 50-amp electrical hookups.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Hamlin Beach State Park?

Hamlin Beach State Park is a good spot for viewing birds and other wildlife. Some of the species inhabiting the area include white-tailed deer, eastern chipmunks, silver-haired bats, Canada geese, northern cardinals, and monarch butterflies.

Are pets allowed at Hamlin Beach State Park?

Pets are allowed in designated areas at Hamlin Beach State Park, provided they are on leashes no longer than 6 feet. You'll need to have a current rabies certificate for any pets in the camping area.

What is the climate of Hamlin Beach State Park?

Hamlin Beach State Park is known for its freezing winters, featuring lots of snow and temperatures as low as 18 degrees. The summers are milder, usually ranging from 57 to 82 degrees.

What is the best time of year to visit Hamlin Beach State Park?

Winter is an excellent time to visit the park if you plan on snowmobiling. For most other activities, you'll want to visit between June and August for warm, sunny conditions.