Beaches & Swimming

There are plenty of places to enjoy sand and sun on the Great Sacadaga Lake. There are many beautiful beaches are available for public enjoyment, and some even offer canoe and kayak rentals for a small fee.

Help keep the beaches clean.  Be sure to follow the carry in carry out policies of the beaches.  Some beaches have garbage drop off points at the entrances to the parks.  The reason that so many people come to enjoy the beaches around the Sacandaga is for their beauty, let keep the beaches beautiful.

Public beaches on the lake

Swimming in the Great Sacandaga LakeNorthampton Campground Beach
328 Houseman St, Northampton
(518) 863-6000
Summer Season Open Daily
10am – 8pm

Town of Northampton Beach
St Rt 30, Northville (Just north of the bridge)
(518) 863-4040
Summer Season
Open Monday-Friday 1:00 – 6:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday 12:00 – 5:00pm

Broadalbin Town Beach
Lakeview Rd, Broadalbin (Next to the State Boat Launch)
(518) 883-4657
Summer Season
Open Daily 11am – 7pm
Resident season permits $15; non-resident season permits $50. Daily passes $5 carload, $1 walk-ins. All permits are issued and fees collected at the beach gate (not available at Town Hall) proof of residency required.