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Swimming

1. On the west side of the day use area at South Shore Recreation Area, there is a grass beach with a concrete base swimming area. The swimming area is marked with beach floats and buoys for swimmer safety.  A bathhouse and concession are located nearby. Loaner life jackets are available at the South Shore Recreation Area Beach and the South Shore Ranger Station. 

2. At the Tompkins Campground, there is a grass beach with a concrete base swimming area available for campers only. The swimming area is marked with beach floats and buoys for swimmer safety. A bathhouse and concession are located nearby. Loaner life jackets are available at the Tompkins Campground Beach and the Tompkins Camp Control Building.

Both of these areas are open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. 

As Bobber the Water Safety Dog says,  "Always swim with a buddy, never alone!"