City Beach

The Plattsburgh City Beach is CLOSED for the 2021 Season. We look forward to seeing you again in 2022!

Lifeguards will be on duty during open beach hours and admittance fees are in effect (see fee schedule below).

Day Hours
Sunday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM


Obtaining Beach Passes

City and Town of Plattsburgh residents are allowed free access but require a pass obtained at the City Beach front gates or through their respective Clerk’s office.

If you are a City resident and wish to obtain a beach pass from the City Clerk’s office, the application must be completed in full and be accompanied by the following documents; driver’s license, vehicle registration and utility bill if either of the other documents list a PO Box #.  Two passes per household with proof of two vehicle registrations.

Applications can be found here. City of Plattsburgh passes are available for pick-up between 8am - 11am Wednesday - Friday at the City Clerk’s office. 

City Beach Facilities

  • The Cabana Beach Bar serves beer and wine.
  • The Beachside Café offers food and beach supplies.
  • Multiple bathroom facilities are open for public use.

2021 Beach Entry Fee Schedule

Entrant Type 2021 Rate

Monday - Friday

USA Vehicle


Monday - Friday

Non- USA Vehicle



USA Vehicle



Non-USA Vehicle

Motorcycle $7
Walk On Free
American Busload $50
Non-USA Busload $65

Seasonal Pass

(Does not apply to City/Town Residents)