The Onondaga County Health Department samples Oneida Shores Beach and Jamesville Beach approximately every two weeks during the summer season. Click here to see the most recent results.
Due to capacity/social distancing regulations, attendance will be limited to 150 visitors at any one time.
Please note the following restrictions are in place until further notice:
- Visitors must practice social distancing and wear a mask (masks will be provided if needed.)
- One individual in your group must provide a name and phone number for tracing purposes if needed in the future.
- All individuals using the beach will be provided a bracelet to track usage and capacity.
- Playground area and grills remain prohibited at this time. Limited picnic tables are available.
Click here to download a map/history of Oneida Shores Park & Campgrounds
A sandy shallow beach with the dynamic Driver's Village Playground, breezy picnic grounds, volleyball courts and great views of New York's largest inland lake create a relaxing waterfront environment. Our family friendly campground, the closest to I81 in the Northeast, ideally suited to late spring, summer and early fall travelers, anglers and Central New Yorkers looking for a quick getaway.
Oneida Shores County Park is open year-round. Season beach and boat launch passes are available to purchase. Our carry in-carry out policy helps protect the environment and litter bags are provided for your convenience. No glass is allowed and alcohol is limited to one six pack per legal adult. No beer kegs. All areas of the park, except the beach, are accessible and pets, if brought to the park, must be on a leash not longer than 6', inoculated for rabies, and never left unattended.
A secluded forest setting, wall-length fieldstone fireplace and complete kitchen facilities make this year-round facility ideal for business retreats or meetings, weddings, showers, reunions and other large events. Dates at Arrowhead Lodge may be reserved up to two years in advance. Click here for more information.
Six covered shelters are available to reserve for family functions or group parties. These popular spots fill quickly, reservations are taken 11 months in advance, so reserve your date today. Click here for more information.
To learn more about Oneida Lake, visit the Oneida Lake Association website.
During your visit to Onondaga County Parks, you may be photographed, videotaped, or filmed by Onondaga County Parks or authorized parties. Your attendance/admission serves as permission for use of these images by Onondaga County Parks. Commercial photography or filming is prohibited without permission of Onondaga County Parks.