Grafton Lakes State Park, on the forested plateau between the Taconic and Hudson Valleys, includes six ponds and nearly 2500 acres. Long Pond has a large, sandy beach, which is a popular summer attraction. Anglers can go after rainbow and brown trout in Long, Second and Shaver Pond. Pickerel, perch, and bass are abundant in all ponds including Mill Pond and walleye are found at the Martin-Durham Reservoir. All ponds have launch facilities for canoes, sailboats and rowboats, electric boat are allowed. Visitors also picnic, walk the nature trails, and hike, bike or ride horses along the 25 miles of park trails.
Recreation Programs (Accessible)
Picnic Tables (Accessible)
Swimming Beach (Accessible)
Deer and small game hunting are allowed in season. Hunting permit dates run coincide with the NYS DEC hunting permit dates.
A valid hunting license is required to obtain a Grafton Lakes hunting permit.