Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park

Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park is perched on top of a hill in Southern Ostego County, NY with spectacular views to the south and west.

About two-thirds of the property is covered in a hardwood forest with hiking trails running throughout. Catch and release fishing is allowed on the two ponds found in the park. 

Winter activities include cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobile trails that connect to the state trail system. 

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Image Credit: John Rozell / New York State Parks

Hours

  • Open year-round: 8 am to sunset

(Note: Many places fill to capacity on busy, nice weather days, especially holiday weekends. Please call ahead or visit the official website to get the most up-to-date information before visiting.)

Fees

Vehicle Entry Fee:

  • There is no vehicle entry fee for day use at this facility

Full Service Cottage:

  • $1,000/week during peak season (7-night minimum required) 
  • $400/week during non-peak season (7-night minimum required)

Available year round 
14 night maximum stay
Maximum: 8 people per cottage

  • Addition: 
    • $28/week for non-NYS residents 
    • $7/night for non-NYS residents

Sunset Pavilion (capacity 74):

  • Weekdays: $100
  • Weekend/Holidays: $125

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing Trails
  • Cross-Country Skiing

Water Flow Info:

Facilities

  • Cabins
  • Pavilions
  • Picnic Tables

Pets

Household pets during day use only, must be on a leash not more than 6 feet. Pets not allowed in cottages.

History

Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park is named for a generous New York couple who donated the land to the state. 

Weather

Last updated: September 11, 2019
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