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Mine Kill and Max V. Shaul State Parks

North Blenheim and Fultonham, Schoharie County

A bald eagle on a tree branch in the left photo and two red-leaved maple trees in the right photo

Located in scenic Schoharie Valley with its mix of field and forest, Mine Kill State Park includes an 80-foot waterfall. Max V. Shaul State Park is also located in Schoharie Valley. With its sweeping views, this small campground offers a nature and hiking trail and fishing in Panther and Schoharie creeks.

Wildlife to Watch

Where to Watch

  • Trails
  • Campground
  • Creek

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Boat launch (Mine Kill)
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowmobiling, snowshoeing and ice skating (Mine Kill)
  • Hunting (Mine Kill)
  • Camping (Max V. Shaul)

Accessible Features

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These Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation sites have some accessible features, including campsites at Max V. Shaul and picnic areas at Mine Kill. A full list of DEC's accessible recreation destinations is available on the DEC website.


Mine Kill - 395 acres

Max V. Shaul - 68 acres

Closest Towns

North Blenheim and Fultonham


See Google Maps for step by step directions to Mine Kill State Park. See Google Maps for step by step directions to Max V. Shaul State Park. (These links will open a page outside of the DEC website. Hold "Shift" down while clicking on the link to open it in a new window)

Contact Information

Mine Kill

Telephone: 518-827-6111

Address: 161 Mine Kill State Park, North Blenheim, NY 12131

Website: Mine Kill State Park (This link leaves DEC's website)

Max V. Shaul

Telephone: 518-827-4711

Address: Route 30, Fultonham, NY 12071

Website: Max V. Shaul State Park (This link leaves DEC's website)

Photo credit: OPRHP