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Oquaga Creek State Park

Oquaga Creek State Park is located just 3 hours outside of New York City and New Jersey, making it a great outdoor escape.

Popular summer activities at the park include swimming in the 55-acre Arctic Lake with a large sand beach, fishing, and hiking. Winter brings great hills for sledding, a frozen lake for ice fishing, and snowcovered trails for snowshoers and cross-country skiing. 

There are many campsites available with reservations, with one full service cabin. 

The northern location of Oquaga Creek State Park means that it recieves many inches or feet of snow at once. Unlike many parks, Oquaga Creek transforms into a winter wonderland to offer a variety of winter activities!

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Image Credit: Oquaga Creek State Park Facebook Page


Park Office Hours:

  • Generally 8 am to 9 pm daily during camping season, but please call ahead.

(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.)


Vehicle Entrance Fee

  • Cars:  $7 - Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun, and Monday  (5/26/18 - 9/3/18) - 

No charge Tues or Weds

  • Non-Commercial Bus Fee: $35
  • Commercial Bus Fee: $75
  • Seasonal Bus Permit: $75


  • Included in day use/vehicle entry fee

Boat Rentals

  • Rowboats:  $7/hour
  • Single Kayak: $10/hour
  • Double Kayak: $15/hour 
  • Canoe: $3/ half hour


  • $15-$19/night - no electric or water

Additional $5/night for out-of-state patrons, $9 ReserveAmerica fee, $2.75 walk in fee.

Full Service Cottage

  • $650/week (8 person) - Peak Season 6/24/18 - 8/25/18
  • $150/night, non-peak only

Additional $25/week for out-of-state patrons

Additional $7/day for out-of-state patrons

Additional $9 Reserve America fee


  • Biking
  • Disc Golf
  • Fishing (Accessible)
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Fishing
  • Recreation Programs
  • Snowmobiling
  • X-Country Skiing


Last updated: January 24, 2020