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Hamlin Beach State Park
Copyright: - New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation
Hamlin Beach State Park
Description - Located about 25 miles west of Rochester, Hamlin Beach State Park offers wonderful views of the expansive Lake Ontario while offering day use and overnight facilities. The most prominent feature of the park is the bluff area at the west end known as Devil's Nose. Picnicking, camping, fishing, hiking or biking on over 10 miles of trails and visiting the environmental education center are several other pastimes.

Attractions - Hamlin Beach State Park's clear water, sandy beaches and 264 tent and trailer campsites bring thousands of visitors to the park each year. The environmental education center in the Yanty Creek Marsh area at the east end of the park has a mile long self-guided nature trail. In addition, there are 10 miles of hiking and biking trails, as well as snowmobile and cross-country skiing trails. Visitors can launch cartop boats, fish for salmon and trout and enjoy the picnic facilities. The most prominent feature of the park is the bluff area at the west end known as Devil's Nose. Because of dangerous conditions, it is a restricted area, but it remains a landmark for sailors as they pass to the north.

Recreation - Hamlin Beach State Park offers a wonderful expansive swimming beach, a boat launch, bike trail, fishing opportunities, individual and group camping, hiking trails and a nature trail, picnic pavilions, picnic tables, children's playground, recreation programs and winter sports including cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. Campsites are available early May through Columbus Day. Daily hours are from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Climate - The Hamlin 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 averages less than 36 inches of rain and snowmelt.

Location - Hamlin Beach State Park is located along Lake Ontario State Parkway, 25 miles west of Rochester.


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Filed By: joseph hirsch (macedon, new york)
Number of People Encountered: 50+ ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: when there a bunch of time had fun. whent with friends a blast now im giong this satday. any more questions about this park and more email me


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Contact Information:
Hamlin Beach State Park, 1 Camp Road , Hamlin, NY, 14464, Phone: 716-964-2462

Additional Information:
Genesee Travel Region - The Genesee Travel Region is located in western New York on the shores of Lake Ontario. In this region is the major manufacturing center of Rochester which lies along the banks of the Genesee River.
New York State Parks - The New York Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation offers 152 parks, 35 historic sites and 27 golf courses for all tastes, ages and abilities.

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