Cherry Plain State Park Campground

Cherry Plain State Park Campground

Cherry Plain State Park, open May 1 to Columbus Day, is nestled in the woods of the Taconic Valley. It is located 19 miles southeast of Grafton and seven miles north of Stephentown, off NYS Route 22.

The parks 176 acres is a quiet alternative to other parks in the region. The park is set on BlackRiver Pond, which was dammed in the 1930`s by the Civilian Conservative Corps (CCC). The park was opened to the public in 1962. A special feature of the park is a Charcoal Kiln Site, which may be found by hiking a trail that begins at the southern corner of the main parking lot. The Capital District Wildlife management Area surrounds the park and offers another 4, 153 acres of NTS forested land for outdoor recreation.



Services

Within Facility
  • Boat Launch
  • Boat Rental
  • Boating
  • Comfort Station
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseshoe Pitching
  • Hunting
  • Nature Study
  • Parking
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Swimming - River
  • Viewing Platform/Overlk
  • Water Fillup Station

Directions

Cherry Plain State Park
26 STATE PARK ROAD, PO BOX 11
Cherry Plain NY 12040

FROM SOUTH: Take New York State Thruway (Interstate 87 North) to Exit 21A. Head east on New York Thruway (Interstate 90 Berkshire Spur) to Exit B3. Take a left onto Route 22 north. Follow Route 22 for 20 miles to CCC Dam Road, take left onto CCC Dam Road. It is 2.5 miles to the park.

FROM NORTH: Take Adirondack Northway (Interstate 87) south to Exit 1. Head east on Interstate 90 to Exit 8 (Defreestville/Route 43). Follow Route 43 east for 7 miles to Sand Lake. Continue straight onto County Route 42 for 8 miles to Miller Road. Take right onto Miller Road. Follow Miller Road for 2 miles to the park.

FROM EAST: Take New York State Thruway (Interstate 90 Berkshire Spur) to Exit B3. Take a right on Route 22 and head north for 20 miles to CCC Dam Road, take left onto CCC Dam Road. It is 2.5 miles to the park.

FROM WEST: Head east on Interstate 90 to Exit 8 (Defreestville/Route 43). Follow Route 43 east for 7 miles to Sand Lake. Continue straight onto County Route 42 for 8 miles to Miller Road. Take right onto Miller Road. Follow Miller Road for 2 miles to the park.


 
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