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Wellesley Island

Alexandria Bay, NY
+1 315-507-0755
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Go back in time

What a surprise when you enter the village down on the point. Built in the early 1900s and used by... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
huneycuttdavid
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Browns Summit, North Carolina
Fineview - a vintage little village of old buildings in great condition with narrow little streets.

Just a beautiful little village that takes you back in time - a must see. Visit the old hotel, post... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
jantje16
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Chesterville, Canada
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Wellesley Island is home to a state park, a nature center and museum – with trails taking you through marshland, forest and shoreline – and three golf courses.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“nature center” (16 reviews)
“state park” (32 reviews)
“lawrence river” (13 reviews)
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Alexandria Bay, NY
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+1 315-507-0755
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"nature center"
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"state park"
in 32 reviews
"lawrence river"
in 13 reviews
"west end"
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"old victorian"
in 2 reviews
"great ice cream"
in 3 reviews
"gas station"
in 3 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 3 reviews
"boat dock"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful scenic"
in 2 reviews
"suspension bridge"
in 2 reviews
"would love to go back"
in 2 reviews
"boldt yacht house"
in 4 reviews
"golf cart"
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"campground"
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"camping"
in 26 reviews
"eel"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a surprise when you enter the village down on the point. Built in the early 1900s and used by the well to do in NY. Nicely preserved and still in operation. The Guzzle, restaurant, is new with great food and ice cream for a...More

1  Thank huneycuttdavid
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Just a beautiful little village that takes you back in time - a must see. Visit the old hotel, post office etc.

Thank jantje16
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rented a boat from Wellesley Island Boat Rentals, LLC for the 4th of July. We were impressed with the brand new selection in which we had to choose from. The staff was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. They had allowed us to extend our hours to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ours family of 6 first time camping. OMG we loved everything! Clean and clear lake. Beautiful settings. Friendly rangers. Friendly neighbors. Playgrounds. Activities, Nature Center. Be on top of what is going on, you will love it. And weather was perfect as well. Couldn't ask...More

Thank Олеся Ш
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When you reach Island Road (County Road 100), turn right and continue until you reach Thousand Island Park. This historic community used to be a Methodist camp and has beautiful old victorian cottages. The Pavillion is located at the River's edge. It has been restored...More

Thank isola8
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked about five miles throughout Wellesley Island on a beautiful day. This was my first time on the island so I didn’t know what to expect. It was very peaceful. I walked with my daughter up and down the streets enjoying the beauty of the...More

1  Thank dianewA8715AR
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you enter Wellesley Island State Park $7 or $6 (or free on weekdays if you are a NYS resident) the Nature Center is a short distance into the park. The newly renovated (and still being renovated) center is very educational and hands-on--great for kids!...More

2  Thank uffels
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

I have known this place for over 30 years, love strolling through the streets after a good supper at the local restaurant.

1  Thank Nancy H
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

While spending a few days at Alexandria Bay, we took the drive over the bridge to the island to check out the state park. we were hoping to find walking trails, but this park didn't seem to have any or many! It seemed geared more...More

Thank Vickie D
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

I have been in or at the Island many times over the years, and while it has gotten increasing developed, it still manages to retain charm

Thank michaelbQ168AO
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Rhea M
20 October 2017|
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Response from Tony G | Reviewed this property |
So Sorry, but I do not know. We just drove around on the island and were not concerned with any lodging there.
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Lonnie W
13 February 2017|
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Response from Carolinem064 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think so
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Colleen131
4 December 2016|
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Response from SuzyD432014 | Reviewed this property |
I did see a few golf carts, lots of bikes and skateboards. I'm not sure if only the staff are allowed the carts though. I'm sure if you call the office they would clarify it for you!!
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