Description - Located in the Schoharie Valley, Max V. Shaul State Park is a smaller park, consequently it is a quiet place to kick back and enjoy shady picnicking, several trails, fishing in the Panther Creek and watching children's play at the playground. The park does allow cross-country skiing in winter. Normal operating dates are between May and Columbus Day.
- Max V. Shaul State Park is a small, quiet camping area with 29 wooded tent and trailer sites. The park has shady picnic grounds, as well as playing fields and a playground. There is a nature and hiking trail, fishing is allowed in Panther Creek and winter visitors can cross-country ski. The park's proximity to Mine Kill State Park opens many more recreational opportunities to campers.
Recreation - Max V. Shaul State Park offers hiking and cross-country ski trails, a nature trail, picnic area including pavilions, campground for both tents and RVs, showers and fishing access. The park also has a children's playground.
Climate - This area has a varied climate with average January temperatures ranging from 14 to 22 degrees Fahrenheit (-10 to -6 degrees Celsius). Summer temperatures average around 72 degrees Fahrenheit (22 degrees Celsius). Precipitation in the region ranges from 36 to more than 44 inches of rain and snowmelt. A slender parcel along the eastern state line receive the heaviest precipitation.
Max V. Shaul State Park is located about 6 miles south of Middleburgh along SR 30.