Lakeside playground at Sampson State Park
Sampson State Park offers many opportunities for recreational activities including biking
SamSen Sampson State Park Beach
Sampson State Park bridge to campsites
Sampson Military Museum
Military museum interior at Sampson State park

Amenities

Bikes and kids on pier at Sampson State Park

Whether your vacation plan is for a day, a weekend, or a week on the water, the amenities at and nearby Sampson State Park and Seneca Lake State Park offer the conveniences and activities to make your stay comfortable and memorable.

In addition to marinas, each park is outfitted with restrooms, accessible showers, a guarded swimming beach, nature trails, picnic areas with grills, playing fields, and concession stands selling snacks, ice, and cold beer.

Sampson State Park marina will open the 2019 season as a premier marina of the Finger Lakes with all new docks, landscaping, sidewalks, modern facilities for a comfortable stay plus accommodations for the utility needs of any size vessel, including hookups for electricity, water, and pump-out stations.

Want more adventure? Day trip throughout the Finger Lakes on wine and craft beverage trails, and dine at local restaurants from Geneva to Watkins Glen. Take in military history and a wildlife tour with White Deer Tours at the Former Seneca Army Depot, across the street from Sampson State Park and just a 15 mile drive or a 12 mile cruise from Seneca Lake State Park.

  • Sampson State Park

    Featuring cabin, tent, and trailer camping, and the Sampson Memorial Naval & Air Force Museum. Hike the wooded trails at Sampson, or visit the Finger Lakes National Forest just 20 miles south.

    • Amenities

      • Bicycle Rentals
      • Boat Launches
      • Camper Assistance Programs
      • Camper Recreation
      • Concession Stand
      • Dockage
      • Firewood and Ice Availability
      • Indoor Recreation Hall
      • Marina
      • Marina Pump Out Stations
      • Modern Playground
      • Museum/Visitors Center
      • Nature Trails
      • Pavilions
      • Picnic Areas with Grills
      • Playing Fields
      • Showers (accessible)
      • Sports Equipment Rental
      • Swimming Beach
    • Activities

      • Summer
      • Baseball
      • Basketball
      • Biking
      • Fishing
      • Hiking
      • Horseshoes
      • Hunting
      • Nature Watching
      • Organized Interpretive Activities
      • Swimming
      • Tennis
      • Volleyball
      • Winter
      • Ice Fishing
      • Snowshoeing
      • X-Country Skiing
  • Seneca Lake State Park

    Featuring a sprayground with 100+ water jets, and hiking from Geneva to Waterloo via the new Cayuga-Seneca Canal Trail. Walking distance to dining, shopping, and the cultural arts of Geneva, NY.

    • Amenities

      • Boat Launches
      • Concession Stand
      • Dockage
      • Marina
      • Marina Pump Out Stations
      • Nature Trails
      • Pavilions (accessible)
      • Picnic Areas with Grills
      • Playgrounds
      • Playing Fields
      • Showers (accessible)
      • Sprayground
      • Swimming Beach
    • Activities

      • Summer
      • Biking
      • Fishing
      • Hiking
      • Hunting
      • Swimming
      • Walking
      • Winter
      • Ice Fishing
      • Snowshoeing
      • X-Country Skiing