Sampson State Park


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Sampson State Park


Location:Off Route 96A, 11 miles south of Geneva.
Facilities:245 tent and trailer campsites with electricity, 64 campsites without electricity, showers (é), picnic area, picnic pavilions (é), food, nature trail, hiking trail, beach, marina with dockage, boat launch, playfields, playground, museum, tennis courts.
Activities:Camping, hunting (with restrictions), boating, fishing, tennis, hiking, bicycling, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing, recreation programs.
Special Features:Located on the east shore of Seneca Lake, the property was once a naval training station and later an Air Force base.
Address:6096 Rt 96A
Romulus, NY 14541

Phone:315-585-6392
Web: www.nysparks.com/parks/info.asp?parkId=100
Size: 1,905 acres.

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Cuomo today announced a $7.5 million public-private partnership to rehabilitate the aging marina and create a long-term campground at Sampson State Park. In partnership with New York State Parks and the New York State Canal Corporation, SamSen LLC will transform the marina and an underutilized area of the park into a modern destination for boating and long-term camping at the 2,000-acre park on Seneca Lake.
"This transformation of Sampson State Park continues our work to create a dynamic destination to attract visitors to the region and encourage New Yorkers and visitors alike to experience all that the region has to offer."
Work on the Sampson State Park marina included dredging the marina basin, removing deteriorated marina docks and installing new boat slips, repairing marina walls, installing all new utilities, and providing site work to enhance the landscaping around the marina to create a more park-like atmosphere.
This work will greatly improve the experience of current slip holders at Sampson State Park and draw more visitors to the region."
"Revitalizing Sampson State Park will attract and introduce even more visitors to this beautiful place, helping to build the Finger Lakes tourism economy both now and for the future," said Empire State Development President, CEO and Commissioner Howard Zemsky.
A brief stop at the raceway at Watkins Glenn, N.Y., was on our way to Sampson State Park, formerly Sampson Air Force Base, where I was stationed in 1954.
The Sampson Air Force Base Association will hold a reunion September 710, 2006, at Sampson State Park, Seneca Lake, Romulus, New York.
"The kids end up building their own bluebird nesting boxes to be placed in Sampson State Park in Ontario County."
Moreover, in the Rochester Finger Lakes region alone, more than $11 million in LWCF funding has funded hundreds of construction, land acquisition, and preservation projects such as the construction of the Sampson State Park Waterfront Playground.
The Sampson AFB Veterans Association will hold its reunion on September 8-11 at Sampson State Park, on Seneca Lake, Romulus.
Located on the eastern shore of Seneca Lake, Sampson State Park offers swimming, fishing for trophy-size lake trout, hiking and biking.