Max V. Shaul State Park is a member of the National 2018 Geocache Challenge, and regularly hosts events about the hobby. In addition to offering an array of sports, this park features some canine-specific amenities that make it something to see. Overnight guests will enjoy Max V. Shaul State Park with its 30 wooded tent and RV sites.
The campground has a central meeting area with picnic tables, playing fields, and a newly built playground for youngsters. These sites all feature full electrical and water hookups, as well as a fire ring if you'd like to roast marshmallows during the evening hours. Showers can be found at the north side of this area and can be used for a small additional fee.
These campsites can be reserved up to six months in advance via the New York State Parks' website, so make sure to plan ahead. If you'd like to have your doggo come along for your stay, they'll have to keep their leashes on throughout the night. Canines are to be kept clear of all indoor structures.
Three total miles of hiking and nature trails are offered in Max V. Shaul State Park, including a dog-specific half-mile stretch of trail with several sports for them to do their business. These trails are generally easy to traverse as long as you're wearing a good pair of shoes, but if you're curious to make sure to check out the trail guide that's available on the New York State Parks' website.
Canines are free to explore the full range of trails offered here, provided they stay on a leash. During the winter months, the bulk of the trails here are maintained as cross-country skiing paths. No rental facilities exit in Max V. Shaul State Park, so make sure to bring everything you need to hit the fresh winter powder. During this season, dogs are unfortunately not allowed on these paths. However, the canine trail is open for dogs year round.