Find relief from summer heat at our beaches near Cooperstown—and a popular Otsego County pool. Sunbathe and play on Otsego Lake's sandy shore at Glimmerglass State Park, less than a 10-minute drive from Cooperstown. Find quiet waters at the shady Fairy Springs Park, another Otsego Lake beach, or take a dip at Baker's Beach on Canadarago Lake. Lifeguards watch over both during summer months. For swimmers in Oneonta, the pool at Wilber Park offers a way to cool off and relax when the temperatures rise.
Check out the region's top beaches below, grab a picnic lunch to go from a deli or Cooperstown restaurant, and enjoy your sunny day to the fullest!
Note that our community is active in the research and mitigation of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) affecting our nation's waters. For more information on how to keep yourself and your pets safe, click here.