Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Hinckley Reservoir Day Use Area Beach is Closed to Swimming

hinckley day use areaUse of Pavilions by Reservation Only
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced recently that swimming is currently prohibited at the Hinckley Reservoir Day Use Area in Herkimer County. For public safety, the beach at Hinckley is open to visitors but closed to swimming unless a lifeguard is on duty.

In addition, beginning Saturday, July 3, use of the pavilions at the Hinckley Reservoir Day Use Area will require a reservation. Additional recreation opportunities at Hinckley include picnicking and paddling. To make a reservation for a pavilion, call (315) 826-3800. For more information about the Hinckley Reservoir Day Use Area, visit the DEC website.

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Information attributed to NYSDEC is taken from press releases and news announcements from New York State's Department of Environmental Conservation.




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