Hickory Run State Park - Beach
Take a summer swim at Hickory Run's Sand Spring Lake. The sand beach is open from late May to mid-September, 8 a.m. to sunset. Please read and follow posted rules for swimming; swim at your own risk. An on-site snack bar has sandwiches, drinks, ice cream and snacks to refresh and refuel on those hot, summer days. The beach is smoke-free, but designated areas are permitted.
Dates of Availability and/or Hours of Operation:
The park is open every day of the year, sunrise to sunset. Day use areas close at dusk.
The visitor center is open specific hours. The beach, overnight areas, and other areas are open specific seasons and hours. Contact the visitor center for facility seasons and hours.
The park experiences high visitation from the spring through the fall. Parking areas at trailheads may reach capacity early in the day, even during the week. Please arrive early and have a back-up plan if parking lots are full.