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Beaches in Cooperstown

Soak up the sun at Otsego County beaches

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!

Shorelines for Relaxation and Play

When the sun is hot or the night is clear – where’s a better place to be than on a beach? The lakes in Otsego County offer a variety of family-friendly beaches. Visit one of the locations listed below on your next summer vacation.