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

Amenities

SamSen Sampson State Park Beach

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

Nearby Attractions

In addition to the SamSen marina, Sampson State Park is outfitted with restrooms, accessible showers, a guarded swimming beach, playground, nature trails, picnic areas with grills, playing fields, and concession stands selling snacks, ice, and cold beer.

Want more adventure? Day trip throughout the Finger Lakes on wine, cheese, and craft beverage trails, and dine on local farm-to-table cuisine from Geneva to Watkins Glen. Take in military history at the Sampson Memorial Naval & Air Force Museum. Pay your respects at the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Hike the trails of the Finger Lakes National Forest just 20 miles south.

  • What’s Available at Sampson State Park

    Sampson State Park, a 2,000-acre facility owned by the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, offers:

      • Bicycle Rentals
      • Boat Launches
      • Camper Assistance Programs
      • Camper Recreation
      • 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
    • Year-Round Activities

      • Baseball
      • Basketball
      • Biking
      • Fishing
      • Hiking
      • Horseshoes
      • Hunting
      • Nature Watching
      • Organized Interpretive Activities
      • Swimming
      • Tennis
      • Volleyball
      • Ice Fishing
      • Snowshoeing
      • X-Country Skiing