Heading out to a beach in Poughkeepsie, NY can turn into a excellent day and has plenty of perks for yourself and your those you bring with you. Regardless of the activity – swimming, building sandcastles, throwing the frisbee, having a picnic, fishing, or simply catching some rays, beaches are a host for many different exciting activities.
It is simple to locate a swimming beach in Poughkeepsie that are are within a quick drive with the assistance of our list of beaches. Below is a list to help you find a beach near Poughkeepsie. Get started, by entering a zip code in the following search box above the table.
Beaches Near Poughkeepsie
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|6,746||We have tried so hard to make sure our data is 100% complete but sometimes we need help. If you can complete or update any of the info on this page please get in touch via this button below!||Beach||Sherwood Beach||Westport||CT||06880||https://portal.ct.gov||41.11||-73.33||41.112254-73.327754||4.40||363 reviews|
|6,740||We have tried so hard to make sure our data is 100% complete but sometimes we need help. If you can complete or update any of the info on this page please get in touch via this button below!||Beach||Alvord Beach||This large local beach is popular with residents & visitors & is bordered by a landscaped park.||Westport||CT||06880||41.11||-73.33||41.111635-73.328683||4.50||4 reviews|
|6,743||We have tried so hard to make sure our data is 100% complete but sometimes we need help. If you can complete or update any of the info on this page please get in touch via this button below!||Beach||Compo Beach||Day-use park with a sandy beach, a picnic shelter, volleyball courts, restrooms & a play structure.||Westport||CT||06880||41.11||-73.35||41.106346-73.352319||4.20||138 reviews|
|6,744||Beach||Old Mill Beach||Sandy beach overlooking the sound, with a seasonal 1.8-acre park without restrooms or lifeguards.||Westport||CT||06880||41.11||-73.35||41.113758-73.345003||4.40||9 reviews|
|6,748||Park||Compo Beach & Yacht Club||Westport||CT||06880||4J4W+PG Westport, Connecticut||https://westportct.gov||(203) 341-1063||41.11||-73.35||41.106775-73.353738||4.60||203 reviews|
|6,684||Beach||Aspetuck Park Beach||Easton||CT||06612||41.23||-73.32||41.232089-73.322757||1.70||3 reviews|
|6,738||Beach||Martin Park Beach||Ridgefield||CT||06877||8G7J+F8 Ridgefield, Connecticut||https://ridgefieldparksandrec.org||(203) 431-2341||41.31||-73.47||41.313710-73.469230||19 Great Pond Rd||4.50||54 reviews|
|6,706||Swimming lake||Brookfield Town Beach||Brookfield||CT||06804||FHJ8+MC Brookfield, Connecticut||https://brookfieldct.gov||(203) 775-7310||41.48||-73.43||41.481714-73.433964||460 Candlewood Lake Rd||3.80||18 reviews||10AM–6PM||10AM–6PM||10AM–6PM||10AM–6PM||10AM–6PM||10AM–6PM||10AM–6PM|
|6,707||Swimming lake||Brookfield Town Beach||Brookfield||CT||06804||FHJ7+M4 Brookfield, Connecticut||https://brookfieldct.gov||(203) 775-7310||41.48||-73.44||41.481703-73.437200||460 Candlewood Lake Rd||3.80||17 reviews||10AM–6PM||10AM–6PM||10AM–6PM||10AM–6PM||10AM–6PM||10AM–6PM||10AM–6PM|
|6,702||Beach||Warner Ridge Beach Association||New Milford||CT||06776||GH86+QQ New Milford, Connecticut||41.52||-73.44||41.516989-73.438014||834-854 Candlewood Lake Rd S||5.00||2 reviews|
|34||State park||Nyack Beach State Park||Scenic 61-acre riverside park attracting hikers, bikers, kayakers & cross country skiers in winter.||Nyack||NY||10960||43CQ+8F Nyack, New York||https://palisadesparks.org||(845) 358-1316||41.12||-73.91||41.120795-73.911309||698 N Broadway||4.70||675 reviews||8AM–9PM||8AM–9PM||8AM–9PM||8AM–9PM||8AM–9PM||8AM–9PM||8AM–9PM|
|18||Swimming lake||Tonetta Lake Beach||Brewster||NY||10509||C9CQ+62 Brewster, New York||https://adventuresaroundputnam.com||41.42||-73.61||41.420524-73.612431||192-198 Pumphouse Rd||4.40||9 reviews||9AM–5PM||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||Open 24 hours|
|6,703||Park||Warren Town Beach||Warren||CT||06777||PJ2X+3R Warren, Connecticut||https://warrenct.org||(860) 868-7881||41.70||-73.35||41.700246-73.350486||26D N Shore Rd||4.80||13 reviews|
|6,705||Beach||Sherman Town Beach||Peaceful beach on Candlewood Lake with a small sandy expanse & a grassy park with picnic tables.||Sherman||CT||06784||41.57||-73.49||41.571886-73.492365||4.60||5 reviews|
|24||Swimming lake||Lake Lincolndale Beach||Mahopac||NY||10541||87VG+75 Mahopac, New York||https://lakelincolndale.org||(914) 755-7527||41.34||-73.72||41.343327-73.724585||11 Lake Shore Dr N||5.00||1 review||12–8PM||12–8PM||12–8PM||12–8PM||12–8PM||12–8PM||12–8PM|
|20||Park||Silver Lake Park & Beach - Croton Residents Only||Croton-On-Hudson||NY||10520||644H+PF Croton-On-Hudson, New Yo||(914) 271-3006||41.21||-73.87||41.206750-73.871352||198 Truesdale Dr||4.40||48 reviews||11AM–7:30PM||11AM–7:30PM||11AM–7:30PM||11AM–7:30PM||11AM–7:30PM||11AM–7:30PM||11AM–7:30PM|
|23||Beach||Lake MacGregor Beach (Private)||Mahopac||NY||10541||41.38||-73.77||41.379712-73.770410||238 Beach Dr||4.90||10 reviews|
|25||Swimming lake||Lake Secor- Private Beach||Mahopac||NY||10541||96F6+WH Mahopac, New York||41.37||-73.79||41.374858-73.788523||4.60||5 reviews|
|6,696||Park||Senior Beach||Kent||CT||06757||PGG7+98 Kent, Connecticut||41.73||-73.49||41.725879-73.486693||068 4-10-1|
|305||Park||Canopus Lake Beach||Hopewell Junction||NY||12533||F5CF+HW Hopewell Junction, New Y||41.47||-73.83||41.471442-73.825217||Appalachian National Scenic Trail||4.10||10 reviews|
|38||Beach||Lake Welch Beach||Half-mile-long sandy beach where people swim, boat, fish & picnic, with an adjacent campground.||Stony Point||NY||10980||https://parks.ny.gov||(845) 947-2444||41.23||-74.07||41.229527-74.069385||800 Kanawauke Rd||4.50||3,689 reviews|
|36||Beach||Old Sebago Beach||Haverstraw||NY||10975||41.20||-74.13||41.197595-74.132645||4.80||12 reviews|
|35||Beach||New Sebago Beach||Haverstraw||NY||10975||41.22||-74.13||41.215650-74.132645||3.00||3 reviews|
|37||Swimming basin||Lake Tiorati Beach||Southfields||NY||10975||7WG6+6R Southfields, New York||https://parks.ny.gov||41.28||-74.09||41.275518-74.087954||2350 New York State Reference Rte 987E||4.50||93 reviews||10AM–5:45PM||10AM–5:45PM||10AM–5:45PM||9AM–6PM||10AM–5:45PM||10AM–5:45PM||10AM–5:45PM|
|306||Hiking area||Hopewell Beach||Hopewell Junction||NY||12533||H5GW+44 Hopewell Junction, New Y||41.58||-73.80||41.575293-73.804639||392 NY-376||5.00||1 review|
|6,528||Beach||Mudge Pond Town Beach||Sharon||CT||06069||41.91||-73.47||41.910649-73.471234|
|6,529||Park||Sharon Town Beach||Sharon||CT||06069||WG6G+4J Sharon, Connecticut||https://sharonct.org||(860) 364-5789||41.91||-73.47||41.910291-73.473448||142 Mudge Pond Rd||4.50||12 reviews||10AM–7:30PM||10AM–7:30PM||10AM–7:30PM||10AM–7:30PM||10AM–7:30PM||10AM–7:30PM||10AM–7:30PM|
|6,527||Beach pavillion||Salisbury Beach||Lakeville||CT||06039||XH64+J2 Lakeville, Salisbury, CT||41.96||-73.44||41.961620-73.444923||36 Ethan Allen St||4.40||7 reviews||Open 24 hours||Open 24 hours||Open 24 hours||Open 24 hours||Open 24 hours||Open 24 hours||Open 24 hours|
|302||Water park||SplashDown Beach||Water park with slides, rides, a wave pool & play areas plus several food options.||Fishkill||NY||12524||G3WV+WC Fishkill, New York||https://splashdownbeach.com||(845) 897-9600||41.55||-73.91||41.547279-73.906429||16 Old Rte 9 W||4.50||2,107 reviews||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||Closed||10AM–6PM||Closed|
|33||Beach||Lets Send Something - Unique Promotional Corporate Gifts Items Monroe NY||Monroe||NY||10949||https://letssendsomething.com||(888) 997-4438||41.33||-74.19||41.330000-74.190000||5.00||1 review|
|6,776||Beach||Cliffwood Lake Beach||Small lakefront beach backed by shady trees & lawns.||Vernon Township||NJ||07460||41.11||-74.48||41.107387-74.481961||4.50||2 reviews|
|6,773||Beach||Wawayanda Beach||Day-use lake beach at Wawayanda State Park featuring a boat launch, boat rentals & a swimming area.||Vernon Township||NJ||07422||41.19||-74.43||41.188649-74.429297||4.40||17 reviews|
|6,772||Beach||Beach 3||Vernon Township||NJ||07422||41.17||-74.46||41.170704-74.458012||4.80||5 reviews|
|300||Swimming lake||Lake Taghkanic Beach||Ancram||NY||12502||37RJ+2C Ancram, New York||42.09||-73.72||42.090043-73.718951||4.70||408 reviews|
|301||Swimming basin||Twin Lakes Public Beach||Elizaville||NY||12523||3672+3P Elizaville, Livingston,||42.06||-73.80||42.062710-73.798195||14 N Shore Dr||3.30||4 reviews|
|297||Public beach||George H. Freer Memorial Beach||Port Ewen||NY||12466||W26G+2P Port Ewen, New York||https://esopus.com||(845) 331-3709||41.91||-73.97||41.910064-73.973178||104 Canal St||4.60||122 reviews||8AM–6PM||8AM–6PM||8AM–6PM||8AM–6PM||8AM–6PM||8AM–6PM||8AM–6PM|
|296||Beach||Kingston Point Beach||Kingston||NY||12401||https://kingston-ny.gov||(845) 389-0353||41.93||-73.96||41.930103-73.964759||102-144 Delaware Ave||4.20||265 reviews|
|304||Beach pavillion||MDSA Beach||Gardiner||NY||12525||PQF8+FJ Gardiner, New York||https://minnewaskaswimmers.org||(845) 895-5012||41.72||-74.23||41.723708-74.233496||Lake Minnewska, Town of||5.00|
|303||Beach||Minnewaska Lake Beach||Gardiner||NY||12525||https://parks.ny.gov||41.73||-74.24||41.727457-74.237822||4.60||101 reviews|
|299||Park||Saugerties Village Beach||Saugerties||NY||12477||32CX+FG Saugerties, New York||42.07||-73.95||42.071138-73.951228||47 S Partition St||4.20||138 reviews||7AM–8PM||7AM–8PM||7AM–8PM||7AM–8PM||7AM–8PM||7AM–8PM||7AM–8PM|
|307||Beach||Oakdale Beach||Hudson||NY||12534||https://cityofhudson.org||(518) 828-0017||42.25||-73.78||42.251601-73.779219||53-99 N 6th St||3.90||42 reviews|
|298||Park||Bristol Beach||Undeveloped parkland, a former brickyard, with a landing on the Hudson River for kayaking & fishing.||Saugerties||NY||12477||4359+89 Saugerties, New York||42.11||-73.93||42.108262-73.931573||1148 Main St||4.20||29 reviews|
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The beach could be temporarily shut down because of water quality issues as a result of temporary occurances such as bacteria, stormfall runoff, or chemical spills. Review the website of the beach before you go to the beach for water quality concerns.
Most beaches in Poughkeepsie, NY will be open for the public, however many are closed to the public. Be sure to check the beach’s website to see if you can go to the beach without any restrictions. Don’t be shocked if the beach you plan to go to is not open as a result of the time you get there, being closed on certain days, or the time of the year.
Rules of the Beach
Whenever you go to any beach in Poughkeepsie, there are always guidelines that you must follow. Just about all beaches will expect you to follow these laws:
- Pick up after yourself.
- Never disobey a request from the lifeguard on duty. If they ask you to do something, then you have to do it.
- Drinking at the beach may not be permitted.
- Always understand you’re swimming at your own risk, even if there is a lifeguard nearby.
- Only visit the beach during specified hours.
- Bottles made from glass can easily break, so don’t bring bottles made of glass to the beach.
Poughkeepsie Beach Tips
- Bring enough layers. Everyone knows that weather in Poughkeepsie changes without warning. It is particularly necessary if you’re planning on going swimming, so pack plenty of warm clothes such as sweaters, towels, sweatpants, and shirts.
- Dispose of Trash. No one likes to visit a filty beach. When you take something to the beach, you should clean up collect your something. Make sure to dispose of your garbage in an appropriate trash or recycling receptacles.
- Get there early. Beaches in Poughkeepsie will get crowded, particularly on weekends in the summer. Be sure to get there before the crowds get there if possible.
- Only swim in the roped off swimming region. If there is a designated swimming area it is likely unsafe to swim beyond that area. The area may have dangerous objects under the surface, be assigned to boaters, or is unsupervised by lifeguards.
- Will there be a lifeguard? Most popular beaches in Poughkeepsie will have a lifeguard on duty, however do not assume that a lifeguard being present. On your walk to the beach, check to see if there are lifeguard on duty signs. Sometimes they list lifeguard hours.
- Grab some shade. If you think that finding shade will be difficult, or if you suspect that there likely won’t be too many shady spots available, pack your own! Bring a beach umbrella, pop up tent, or similar equipment that blocks sunlight. Be sure that you use something that provides enough ventilation.
- Bring a mesh bag for your stuff. It may be easy to find a backpack, grocery bag, or water-resistant duffle bag to stash beach items such as beach towels, shovels, a speakerinflatables, and lifejackets. But these types of bags keep water from escaping, causing mold problems or just keeping beach gear from drying out.