Fahnestock State Park

Fahnestock State Park
County: Putnam Co
Open: Year-Round
Price: Free - $
Dog-friendly: Yes, Dogs must be leashed

With more than 30 Hiking trails, picnic tables with pavilions, a playground and Canopus Lake, Fahnestock State Park is open everyday for a variety of outdoor adventures.


  • Biking
  • Boat launches
  • Boat rentals
  • Campsites, Cabins, Lodging
  • Equestrian Trails
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Fishing
  • Sledding
  • Snowshoeing/Cross-Country Skiing

The beach at the lake is open seasonally and fishing is allowed at four ponds and two lakes.

Boat Rentals (Canopus Lake Recreation Area)
Row Boats and Kayaks available
$10/hr or $25/day
$25 cash deposit

Permits For Personal Watercraft Use in Fahnestock State Park Lakes
Permits available at Park Office 845 225 7207
Season permit : $30
Weekly permit : $10

Opens Mid-May
Please go to Reserve America to check rates and fees.
For reservations: Call Reserve America at 1-800-456-CAMP or visit http://www.reserveamerica.com.


Please visit the Fahnestock Winter Park webpage for information.

Open year-round, sunrise to sunset

Parking at the Canopus Lake Recreation Area is available for $9 (collected end May – Mid-June – Weekends and June – September – daily)


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