The Beaches at Lake Mohawk are the centerpieces of each neighborhood and offer residents the opportunity to enjoy life on the lake with friends and neighbors. All beaches are open to all Members of LMCC in good standing.
The Lake Mohawk Reservation has 16 beaches across its 3 scenic lakes - each with its own unique setting and character. Lake Mohawk, Upper Lake and the Alpine Pool are home to the Lake Mohawk beaches that are managed by a group of community volunteers who carry on the traditions of each beach year after year.
Click on the Beach below (where applicable) to explore the beaches and learn more about events, special programs, and how you can get involved and support your beach.
2016 Beach & Dock Information
Beach 2 - Pioneer Beach
Located at 60 East Shore Trail, Pioneer Beach 2 boasts 2 fishing docks, a floating dock and canoe and kayak racks. We have a large sunny beach area with soft, yellow sand and colorful adirondack chairs. Our large grassy beach is shaded and has picnic tables as well as a swing set and volleyball net to keep the kids entertained. With a view of Manitou Island as well as the Boardwalk, Beach 2 is the perfect place to come down and enjoy a beautiful Lake Mohawk sunset with friends.
Beach 3- Marine Beach
Located between The Lake Mohawk Yacht Club and The Marina, Beach 3 is located on East Shore Trail and features two fishing docks, powerboat slips, as well as canoe & kayak racks. This tranquil beach has adirondack chairs, picnic tables, and umbrellas. There is a floating dock with a slide in additon to swing set for small children on the beach. We welcome you to come enjoy the beauty of Lake Mohawk at Beach 3.
Beach 4 - Gahonjonton Beach
Beach 4, or Gahonjonton Beach, is located on the East Shore of Lake Mohawk just south of the Lake Mohawk Marina. Beach 4 offers ample dock space for boats, a playground area for children, and plenty of beach space for relaxing by the water. Our beach has lovely views of the Boardwalk, and is the perfect location for enjoying evening sunsets. For more information, contact us at email@example.com or join our group on Facebook.
Upper Lake Beach
Upper Lake is a pristine man made lake located on South Shore Trail. The white sand beach is a great, family friendly oasis. The large swimming area boasts a roped off toddler area and two swim docks for the older kids.There is plenty of room for non-gas powered boats at our boat docks. Last but not least the fishing on Upper Lake is fantastic!
Beach 5 Shooting Star Beach
Beach 5 is located on East Shore Trail and enjoys an expanded beach area, new kayak storage and many other enhancements. If you are looking for a peaceful, calm and relaxing beach environment, this is the place for you and your family.
Toboggan Park Beach
Toboggan Park is an unguarded beach with limited access. Due to the steep hill and steps, access can be difficult for the elderly and very young children. Rest room facilities are available at the top of the access road. There is no trash pickup. Carry-in / Carry -Out
Overlooking the main lake, the Alpine Beach/Pool is a man-made lake sitting high in the Alpine Section of Lake Mohawk. This natural spring-fed lake has panoramic views of the Lake Mohawk Golf Club and Lake Mohawk. Alpine Beach features a 30-foot high waterfall that is the signature feature of this lake. The Alpine Beach Association oversees the operation and maintenance of the beach as well as planning the number of family and adult activities that have become annual traditions like the Schools Out Party and the Alpine Beach Luau. Visit the Alpine Beach at alpinepool.org for more information.
Sleepy Lagoon Beach is located on West Shore Trail near the end of Lake Mohawk, opposite the Country Club, in Byram Township. This active, family-friendly beach offers members one of the largest sunny beaches in the reservation. The spring-fed lagoon has two slides - a floating slide in the center and a smaller slide adjacent on the sand. Fishing piers are a plenty with a dock at the lagoon and two longer docks on the main lake along with 39 boat slips. The Sleepy Lagoon Beach Association oversees the tent area with picnic tables and an array of playground equipment - - the perfect setting for annual association events and your next private party. The beach also offers a new volleyball court, improved horseshoe area, firepit, canoe/kayak rack and launch area. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about membership.
Happy Valley Beach on West Shore Trail is very family oriented……lots of kids. We have basketball & volley ball courts, swings, the ever popular merry-go-round, and our famous dock slide (kid’s only). The beach is situated in a slight cove which makes it ideal for swimming. Located on the West side of the lake, we have plenty of sun as well as natural shade for those who like to get out of the summer heat. We have social events for members, some impromptu; which is a great way to meet new friends. We welcome new members. For more information contact us at email@example.com. You can also find us on Facebook.