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Your Guide to Exploring the Top Parks in Hammondsport, NY

The Finger Lakes region of New York state is filled with beautiful sights. From expansive lake views to manicured lawns, there’s no shortage of stunning scenery in the Finger Lakes. The town of Hammondsport, located on the southern tip of Keuka Lake, is no exception! Hammondsport is home to a few beautiful parks. Whether you want to spend the day swimming in Keuka Lake or strolling around our charming downtown blocks, there’s a park with activities to suit your interests. Learn more about what the Hammondsport, NY, parks have to offer!  

When you’re ready to start planning your trip, get your copy of our free Hammondsport Destination Guide. This planning tool is filled with local recommendations on what to explore during your visit to our region of the Finger Lakes, including more insight on outdoor recreation! 

3 Parks in Hammondsport, NY You Need to Explore

1. Depot Park 

Depot Park is located right on Keuka Lake. This lakeside recreation area has designated swimming areas and picnic tables, so it’s a great place to spend an afternoon on the water without straying far from town. In fact, it only takes a couple of minutes to walk to Depot Park from the Hammondsport Hotel. After your visit, take the 0.2-mile stroll over to Crooked Lake Ice Cream Company for a sweet treat! 

2. Pulteney Square 

Pulteney Square is in the heart of Hammondsport’s Historic District. Here, you can sit on one of the park benches and admire the surrounding trees and flora, or stroll around downtown Hammondsport. Our town’s downtown district features charming storefronts where you can shop and dine. You’ll soon realize why we’re known as “America’s Coolest Small Town”!  

3. Champlin Beach Park 

Champlin Beach Park is another great place to spend a day on Keuka Lake. This beachfront park is complete with swimming areas, BBQ grills, and picnic tables. You can even launch kayaks from the shore! It’s not as well-known as other parks in the area, so it’s perfect for a quiet escape by the water’s edge. 

Stay at the Best Hotel Near the Parks in Hammondsport, NY 

Want to stay near these Hammondsport, NY, parks? If you’re searching for a lodging option near the area’s best attractions, look no further than the Hammondsport Hotel. Our hotel is within walking distance of Depot Park and Pulteney Square, and just 1.5 miles from Champlin Beach Park, making it a great choice for avid parkgoers! 

Room at Hammondsport Hotel

The Hammondsport Hotel offers Standard 2 Queen Rooms2 Queen SuitesStandard King Rooms, and King Suites. Our overnight guests can also enjoy our complimentary hotel amenities like daily breakfast, a 24/7 exercise facility, an indoor heated pool, and more!  

Check our availability to start planning your trip to the Finger Lakes region!