Long Point State Park RV & Campground Guide

New York

Long Point State Park

in Aurora, NY, is a great place to visit if you love the water. Located in the Finger Lakes Region of New York, the park is west of Poplar Ridge and Ledyard. The park is only about 296 acres, but it’s home to a large variety of trees and wildlife. The park has forests, ravines, grasslands, and a lakeshore that you can explore, and you can easily take a boat into the lake to enjoy a day out on the water. 

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Weather
Spring 45-70 F
Summer 70-85 F
Fall 45-70 F
Winter 30-45 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Long Point State Park

There's a lot to explore in the area, so you'll want to make the most of your time by traveling in an RV. If you need to rent an RV for your trip, there are plenty of options through RVshare out in Aurora, NY.

Spruce Row Campground and RV Park

Spruce Row Campground and RV Park is a campground that’s located in Ithaca, which is slightly north of Long Point State Park. The campground has activities for children and adults, and quiet relaxation time is offered as well. One of the biggest draws of this campground is the large lake that can be found here.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Mini-golf, fishing pond, swimming pool, paddle boats, and playgrounds

Pinecreek Campground

Pinecreek Campground is another campground that you can find in this area, and it’s conveniently located so that you can easily travel to the different wineries in the area. There are plenty of activities that the entire family can enjoy with other campers, and there are a good number of trails that allow you to enjoy nature as well.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Yes; breed restrictions apply
  • Other amenities: Catch-and-release fishing pond, trout-stocked stream, swimming pool, volleyball court, basketball court, horseshoe pits, arcade, and playgrounds

Hejamada Campground

Hejamada Campground has full-hookup sites with either 30-amp or 50-amp connections on 85 acres of land. There's also a 3.5-acre pond, a recreation hall, and themed weekends that visitors can enjoy.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Swimming, fishing, horseshoes, miniature golf, and playgrounds

Waterloo Harbor Campground

Waterloo Harbor Campground is a very popular Finger Lakes campground that offers activities for all ages. The campground is located on the water, so there's plenty to do for those who love aquatic activities like fishing, kayaking, paddle boating, and more. You can even rent boats here that will allow you to go out on the water with your family if you’d like.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: Yes
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Fishing, boat rentals, volleyball, and laundry facilities

RV Rentals Near Long Point State Park

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Restaurants

What to Do at
Long Point State Park

Inside Long Point State Park

When visiting this park, you'll be able to explore the lake, which provides gorgeous sunsets. There are 4.5 miles of trails within the park that are pretty easy to maneuver, making them ideal for inexperienced hikers. During the winter, cross-country skiing is permitted on these trails as well as the surrounding roads before they are plowed. The lake makes fishing and boating easy at this park, and since there's a boat-rental area, you don’t even have to worry about bringing your own vessel on your RV trip.

Outside Long Point State Park

Since this is wine country, there's plenty to see and do in the area. You can visit vineyards and wineries or explore one of the 11 Finger Lakes in the area. Don’t forget to try some of the restaurants and visit the shops found nearby. 

Restaurants

The Vineyard Restaurant at Knapp Winery

As part of Knapp Winery, Knapp Vineyard has a menu rich with options for those who want a nice meal between tastings. Examples include pomme frites, beet and chevre, and chicken & avocado sandwiches.

Type: Winery, American

Location: 2770 County Road 128 (Ernsberger Road), Romulus, NY, 14541

1833 Kitchen and Bar

This restaurant was originally named the Aurora House and began its life back in 1833, where it gets its current name. At the 1833 Kitchen and Bar, they serve breakfast, brunch, dinner, and dessert and have a varied wine list for guests.

Type: Gastropub

Location: 391 Main Street, Aurora, NY 13026

Fargo Bar and Grill

The building where you’ll find Fargo Bar and Grill began its life in 1834, and the restaurant itself opened in 1959. Today, they serve a varied menu that includes burgers, pulled pork, and pot pie. You can also access their Fire Garden, where you eat your food by a fire.

Type: Gastropub

Location: 384 Main Street, Aurora, NY 13026

The Thirsty Owl Bistro

Opened in 2002, the Thirsty Owl is a restaurant that provides delicious food that’s designed to be accompanied by one of the region’s famous wines. They have their own wine shop, and their bistro serves up food like sirloin, salmon, and pulled pork.

Type: Bistro

Location: 6861 Route 89, Ovid, NY 14521

Cayuga Lake Creamery

Cayuga Lake Creamery serves homemade ice cream to the Interlaken, NY, community. They have a variety of unique flavors, including Seneca Salt Caramel and a selection of ice cream with wine flavors.

Type: Dessert

Location: 8421 State Route 89, Interlaken, NY 14847

Shopping

Long Point Winery

Positioned along the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, Long Point Winery provides guests with tastings and access to several local wines. Their choices include ciera rosé, merlot, a cabernet franc called moon puppy, and sangiovese.

Location: 1485 Lake Road, Aurora, NY 13026

Mackenzie-Childs

This store specializes in décor, so this is a good option for anyone looking to customize the look of their RV. Mackenzie-Childs has options like Christmas wreaths, throw pillows, and figurines for sale.

Location: 3260 NY-90, Aurora, NY 13026

The Village Market

The Village Market is a large grocery store in the village of Aurora. The market is adjacent to the historic Aurora Inn and offers fresh soups and chowders.

Location: 385 Main St, Aurora, NY 13026

Fingerlakes Mall

The Fingerlakes Mall is not a traditional large-scale mall. In fact, the stores that you’ll find here include craft stores, animal groomers, variety stores, and book fairs.

Location: 1579 Clark Street Rd PO Box 7128 Auburn, NY 13022

Waterloo Premium Outlets

Located in nearby Waterloo, Waterloo Premium Outlets is a large shopping center with several shopping options for travelers. You’ll find mostly apparel at the Waterloo location, but there are also some eateries in the outlet as well.

Location: 655 NY-318, Waterloo, NY 13165

Sightseeing

Howland Stone Store Museum

The Howland Stone Store Museum has a long history that dates back to 1837. Today, the museum has collections that chronicle the women’s suffrage movement and its own collection of curiosities that serves as a museum within a museum.

Location: 2956 State Route 34B, Sherwood, NY 13026

Sherwood Equal Rights Historic District

The Sherwood Equal Rights Historic District is an area of the state that was home to various movements dedicated to providing equal rights to various communities. These included efforts in support of African Americans, Native Americans, and women.

Location: 2955 NY-34B, Aurora, NY 13026

Bianconi Tours

If you fancy a cruise on the lake, Bianconi Tours provides tours along Cayuga Lake and the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. On tour, you’ll learn about the history of the area and the natural wildlife species that inhabit it.

Location: 403 Main St, Aurora, NY 13026

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

The Cayuga Lake Wine Trail is considered to be the nation’s first wine trail. While on the trail, you’ll be exposed to tastings at 14 different wineries.

Location: 2770 Ernsberger Rd, Romulus, NY 14541

E.B. Morgan House

The prior residence of Colonel Edwin Barber Morgan, the E.B. Morgan House is a restored mansion resting off the shores of Lake Cayuga. Today, the mansion hosts guests from around the world and is available for tours.

Location: 431 Main St, Aurora, NY 13026

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How to Get to
Long Point State Park

From New York City, take I-78 to New Jersey for 3.4 miles until you see signs for I-280 W. Take I-280 W until I-80 W. Next, take I-81 N to NY-281 N/S. Take Exit 12 on 1-81 N until you reach NY-90 N. 

Entering Long Point State Park

The park is open from dawn until dusk.

Per vehilce (1-4 adults) : $7

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