TOWN OF FENTON (WBNG) -- A massive project to modernize the Chenango Valley State Park beachfront and swimming area is complete.
According to Governor Andrew Cuomo's office, the finished product includes:
The $2.2 million undertaking is part of the NY Parks 2020 initiative.
"Chenango Valley State Park is a prime tourism destination, offering exceptional natural beauty and opportunities for outdoor recreation," Governor Cuomo said in a statement. "With these upgrades we are not only preserving one of our great state parks, but also increasing regional tourism and attracting more visitors to experience all that the Southern Tier has to offer."
This summer, officials say there are three, week-long sessions with nine total classes offered at Chenango Valley State Park.
Admission for the park is $7 per vehicle every day of week. After 5 p.m., it's free to get in.