Park Amenities


Activity Center | The hub of activity in the park.  Contains the Nature Center, Camp Store / Snack Bar, Laundromat, and Camping Registration.  Nice patio for outside dining, and relaxing.  Free Wi-Fi.

Beach | Open Memorial Day to Labor day. Beach is swim at your own risk with no life guards. Changing rooms, restrooms, pavilion, and beach concession.  Beach hours: (Open Memorial Day - Labor Day) Monday - Sunday 11am-7pm.

Basketball Courts | Two full court basket ball courts, also site of annual basket ball camp every June.

Boat Rentals | Pontoons, paddle boats, kayaks, and paddle boards are available at the beach boat rentals.  Boat Rental Rates

Camp Store | Forgot that camping essential?  Need milk or bread?  No problem.  Stop by the camp store and pick up those forgotten items.  Located at the activity center.

Church Services | Every Sunday a non-denominational church service is held at the amphitheater (weather permitting) or in the activity center.  Chaplain is available anytime.

Concession Stands | Soft serve ice cream and all of you favorite snack items are available at the beach concession or the activity center snack bar.

Courtesy Dock | Even if you are enjoy a wonderful day on Tappan Lake, you can still enjoy the park by taking advantage of our Courtesy Dock located at the beach and enjoy all the park has to offer.

Fireworks | Throughout the summer, nothing says fun like lots of fireworks.  Enjoy the colorful spectacular Fourth of July fireworks show. Beautiful colors and sound abound over the park and lake.  (Check calendar for exact date)

Horseshoe Pits | You can bring your own shoes or borrow ours.

Laundromat | Full service laundry facility located at the activity center.  Newly updated machines at a reasonable price.  Why take your dirty laundry home?

Nature Center | The starting point for most interpretive programs, or a good place to visit on a rainy day.

Picnic Pavilions | are a great place to host a family or class reunion, birthday party, wedding reception or any other celebration.  

Playgrounds | Modern, playground structures are located at the beach, camp area 3, and camp area 4.

Programs | In addition to our special events, make sure to check out our daily programs.  Activity schedules will be available at registration and the gate.  Examples of daily activities include:  crafts, nature hikes, contests, games, sporting activities, and bingo.

Tennis / Volley Ball Courts | Located next to the basket ball courts

Trails/Hikes | approximately 14 miles of trails begin at the park.  Most are hilly and challenging.  You can take one of the loop trails, or the Turkey Ridge trail to our wildlife area at the Beal Farm. The Beal Farm is also a hub for the Buckeye Trail which passes through our property but not through the park.  The lake area would be a good jumping off point for your trek.  You can find out more on the Buckeye Trail's Website


Park Plans & Developments

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