Description - Fair Haven Beach State Park lies along the shores of Lake Ontario at Little Sodus Bay. The rolling terrain with its woodland trails offers panoramic views of the third deepest great lake. Fair Haven also offers Sterling Pond, which is surrounded by cabins and campsites. Fishing and boating opportunities abound.
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Fair Haven Beach State Park
- Fair Haven Beach State Park has one of the finest public lakefronts in upstate New York. The park rests on the shores of Lake Ontario, the third deepest Great Lake at 902 feet and the smallest of the five great lakes spanning a distance of 7,320 square miles (18,960 square kilometers). The park also encompasses Sterling Pond. With both bodies of water, numerous fishing and boating opportunities prevail. The park also offers a wide range of amenities which span four seasons.
Recreation - Fishing, ice fishing, boating, boat launch, boat rental, hiking, cross-country skiing, sledding, snowmobiling, cabin rental, tent sites, RV sites, children's playground, a nature trail, wildlife viewing, showers, marina and recreation programs are available at Fair Haven Beach State Park.
Climate - The Fair Haven Beach area experiences average January temperatures above 22 degrees Fahrenheit (above -6 degrees Celsius). It is important to note that this area receives some of the heaviest snowfalls in the nation. Summer temperatures average around 72 degrees Fahrenheit (around 22 degrees Celsius). Precipitation in the region ranges from less than 36 inches to approximately 40 inches of rain and snowmelt.
The park is located 2 miles north of Fair Haven off SR 104A along the shores of Little Sodus Bay, Lake Ontario.