Grafton Lakes State Park


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Grafton Lakes State Park


Location:Off Route 2, 12 miles east of Troy.
Facilities:Picnic areas and pavilions (é), multi-use trails (25 miles), nature center, food concession (é), swimming beach (é), boat launches (canoes, rowboats, sailboats), boat rentals, playground.
Activities:Boating (electric motors only), canoeing, fishing (é), swimming, hiking, biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, ice skating, deer and small game hunting (in season), recreation programs, education programs.
Special Features:Park is located on the forested mountain ridge between the Taconic and Hudson valleys. It includes five ponds (all with launch facilities) and the Shaver Pond Nature Center.
Address:61 N Long Pond Rd
Grafton, NY 12082

Phone:518-279-1155
Web: www.nysparks.com/parks/info.asp?parkId=116
Size: 2,357 acres.

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In addition to housing the parks offices and an info center, the 5,000-square-foot Grafton Lakes State Park Center will provide comfortable space to host year-round educational, recreational and volunteer activities.
Jimino said, "From hiking, boating, and swimming in the summer months, hunting in the fall and winter and fishing all year long, in addition to the year round education programming, Grafton Lakes State Park provides tremendous opportunities to residents and visitors alike.
At Grafton Lakes State Park, world records have been set for ice fishing.
Notes: A pre-bid meeting will held on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM at Grafton Lakes State Park, 61 North Long Pond Road, Grafton, NY 12082.
Many state parks such as Letchworth State Park in the Finger Lakes, Robert Treman State Park in the Southern Tier and Grafton Lakes State Park in the Capital District each have multiple projects that present greater opportunity for the members to leave a lasting legacy.