Lake Superior State Park consists of 1409 acres and features Lake Superior and Chestnut Ridge Pond. The park is part of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission and is operated by Sullivan County through a long-term license agreement.
The County operates two areas of the park:
Lake Superior's beach area (fee) features a swimming area, sand beach, picnic areas with grills, group picnic pavilion (fee) rowboat and paddle boat rentals, boat launch (electric motors only), vending machines, restrooms, shower/changing area, fishing (DEC fishing license required), volleyball court and playground (ages 5-12).
Lake Superior's dam picnic area features picnic tables and grills, a group picnic pavilion (fee), portable toilet facilities and fishing access to Lake Superior.
The beach area operates for swimming on weekends and holidays from Memorial Day weekend through June. Daily beach operation commences the last week of June through Labor Day. The park is open year round. Big game hunting (DEC hunting permit required), ice fishing, hiking and sleigh riding are permitted at the park.
There is a per person fee at the beach area from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day as follows:
•Day Pass: $5.00 per person
•Children Under 3 Years Old: Free