Town Of Richmond
 Parks & Recreation 

Sandy Bottom Park

Holly Stoddard

Sandy Bottom Park is located at the north end of Honeoye Lake, off County Road 36 (West Lake Road). Walking trails can also be accessed on Main Street, and at the north end of East Lake Road. 




***Sandy Bottom Nature Trail is currently CLOSED.***

As of March 1st, 2018 the Nature Trail between Main Street and Sandy Bottom Beach is closed due to flood damage to the road and bridge. Please check back for updates.




Swimming at Sandy Bottom Beach is now CLOSED.


The anticipated 2018 schedule of operation for the beach is mid-June through mid-August, with daily hours of operation during the month of July. Check back for hours of operation in late spring 2018. Please observe all safety signs posted at the beach.


To learn more about swim lessons offered through Richmond Rec, visit our Summer Recreation Program page.



Pavilion rentals at Sandy Bottom Park are available during the swim season. To reserve a pavilion:


  1. Call the Recreation Department at (585) 330-7066 to confirm availability and place a 7-day hold on your desired time & date.
  2. Download the pavilion use form below or pick up a form at the Town Hall.
  3. Return the completed form along with a non-refundable fee of $50 ($75 for non-residents) and a certificate of insurance from your homeowner's or general liability polity. Forms and fees must be submitted within a week of your call to lock in your desired time & date.

Please note, all three steps must be completed in order to finalize your reservation.


Recreational facilities available at Sandy Bottom Park include a tennis court, a pickball court, a basketball court, a softball field, a volleyball sand court and two playgrounds. During times when the beach is staffed, park goers can also request access to equipment for a shuffleboard court. 


A walking trail at the north end of East Lake Road is open year-round for visitors to walk, jog and enjoy outdoor scenery and wildlife. A wooded Nature Trail just west of the Honeoye Outlet, accessible from Main Street, can also used to walk to Sandy Bottom Beach.



No Hunting or Trapping is allowed on any Sandy Bottom Park land. Anyone observing hunting or trapping in this area is asked to report it to the Ontario County Sheriff's Office at 911. Violators will be prosecuted.
Pavilion Use Forms (PDF - 1.9 MB)