What to do in Verona Beach State Park

Verona Beach State Park draws thousands of visitors each year. The main attraction of this park is of course, Oneida Lake. This large 51,000 acre body of water is home to walleye, black bass, perch and more. Fifty-eight different species reward anglers with big cash and merchandise prizes throughout the year. Hikers, campers and picnickers are also attracted to this park.

Oneida Lake, Black Creek, cattail marshes, and bottom land hardwood swamps give Verona Beach State Park one of the most diverse aquatic habitats in the Central Travel Region. The lake covers an area of 51,072 acres providing northeastern United States anglers with more fish per acre than any other lake. The park offers a variety of amenities including a beach, multi-use trails, hunting grounds for a variety of game and a large campground that overlooks the lake.

Year-round fishing, hunting, hiking trails, horse trails, mountain bike trails, children's playground, picnic tables, cross-country and snowmobile trails, tent sites, RV sites and a beautiful sandy beach is what the visitor will find at Verona Beach State Park.

Located along the sprawling shores of Oneida Lake, Verona Beach State Park lies north of SR 13 along Poppleton Road.

The Verona Beach State Park area experiences average January temperatures from 18 degrees to above 22 degrees Fahrenheit (-8 to above -6 degrees Celsius). It is important to note that this area receives some of the heaviest snowfalls in the nation. Summer temperatures average around 72 degrees Fahrenheit (around 22 degrees Celsius). Precipitation in the region ranges from 36 inches to more than 44 inches of rain and snowmelt. The heaviest precipitation is received in the region's northeast segment.

P.O. Box 245
Verona Beach, NY 13162

Phone: 315-762-4463

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