Sullivan County announces Lake Superior State Park Beach Area Opening May 27, 2017   

(Monticello, NY 11:30am) - Sullivan County Legislator and Chair of Agriculture & Sustainability Committee Catherine Owens is pleased to announce the Beach at Lake Superior State Park will open to the public on Memorial Day weekend Saturday, May 27, 2017 and continue to operate on weekends through the end of June, when it will commence its daily operations through Labor Day.

The hours of operation are 9am - 7pm, subject to weather conditions. Admission fees are $5 per person; children under 3 years old are free. Lake Superior does participate in the Golden Park Program, which grants New York State senior citizens free admission to the park on weekdays only. (No weekends or holidays.) Lake Superior State Park Season Passes are available for sale to Sullivan County residents and property owners at the Parks, Recreation and Beautification office, 100 North St., Monticello, NY. Each pass is $15.00 per person. To purchase a pass bring proof of residency or property ownership to the Parks, Recreation and Beautification office (second floor of the Government Center) Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30am and 4:00pm. 2016 Season pass holders may download the renewal form from the County Website ( and apply for their 2017 season pass by mail.

Boat rentals, vending machines, the playground, and the bathhouse will all be available during regular beach operating hours. Several picnic pavilions are available for rent; please contact the Parks, Recreation & Beautification office at (845) 807-0287 for more information. Lake Superior State Park is operated and maintained by the Sullivan County Parks, Recreation and Beautification Department and the Sullivan County Division of Public Works through a 20 year license agreement with the Palisades Interstate Park Commission.

For more information about this press release, please contact Josh Potosek, County Manager, at 845-807-0450.

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