Description - Just outside the Adirondacks Park along the Salmon River, visitors will find visiting Macomb Reservation State Park very pleasurable. The park is nestled in woodlands offering pond swimming, paddle boating and fishing. Trails, picnic area and play areas add to the relaxation. The park's summer schedule runs from early May through Labor Day, however, the park is available for cross-country skiing, ice skating, snowshoeing and snowmobiling.
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Macomb Reservation State Park
- Macomb Reservation State Park lies just outside the Adirondack Park along the Salmon River's course toward Lake Champlain. Surrounded by state land, the park has a wilderness atmosphere. Visitors can swim in man-made Davis Pond, use non-motorized boats and fish in the pond or the Salmon River. The park has wooded campsites, playing fields, a picnic area, a self-guided nature trail and a hiking trail. Winter activities include ice skating, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling.
Recreation - Macomb Reservation State Park offers a swimming beach, a boat launch site, camper recreation, fishing, hiking, a nature trail, picnic shelter and pavilions, a children's playground, open play areas, recreation programs, campground with showers and winter cross-country skiing, ice skating, snowmobiling and snowshoe trails. The park opens in early May and closes after Labor Day.
Climate - The Macomb Reservation area has a varied climate with average January temperatures ranging from below 14 degrees reaching to 22 degrees Fahrenheit (below -10 to -6 degrees Celsius). Summer temperatures average between 72 degrees and below 68 degrees Fahrenheit (22 to below 20 degrees Celsius). Precipitation in the region ranges from less than 36 to 40 inches of rain and snowmelt.
Macomb Reservation State Park is located several miles west of Lake Champlain in eastern New York. To reach the park, travel Norrisville Road off SR 22B (2 miles west of Schyler Falls).