City Beach

The Beach is Open!

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)