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A lake over 50 years

50 years ago we swam and my children enjoyed this little lake in our community. 40 years ago this... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Yorktown Heights, New York
Sunny, relaxing lakeside beach

The sand is hard packed and fine. Children enjoy splashing in the water. The lifeguards check... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
Wlad K
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  • Average14%
  • Poor28%
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30 Apr 2018
“A lake over 50 years”
17 Nov 2017
“Sunny, relaxing lakeside beach”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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176 Granite Springs Rd, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598-3306
+1 914-962-5722
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

50 years ago we swam and my children enjoyed this little lake in our community. 40 years ago this lake was still in good shape and friends pulled out of it the largest snapping turtle I ever saw. 30 years ago the development around the...More

3  Thank dalesaltzman1
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Very dirty water with many small fish not suitable for swimming. Nice sand though. Lots of parking for residens only

1  Thank 712debbiep
Reviewed 17 November 2017

The sand is hard packed and fine. Children enjoy splashing in the water. The lifeguards check residency status from time to time. Parking is easy, down either end. Bring hats and sunscreen; shade is sparse. The lake weeds can get quite dense, but the town...More

Thank Wlad K
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Sparkle Lake's a great and pretty hot days access option for locals, especially those with kids. It's the most attractive Yorktown Heights natural site I know for adults who just want to relax while kids swim in a lifeguard protected near bucolic setting .

Thank preglad
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I wouldn't swim in water with that many geese - too much you know what! But little kids like playing in the sand, and it is sort of pretty. Town pass is a must or you won't be admitted.

Thank bjhotel
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

A very nice lake for swimming or fishing. The water is clean and during the season there are swimming areas. The beach is in good condition with new sand added each year. Worth a visit on a hot day.

Thank Sal L
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Sparkle Lake has a public sand beach and a tiny private sand beach. During the summer, there is a lifeguard, and an area roped off for swimming.

1  Thank mtmorgen
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