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Wellesley Island State Park

44927 Cross Island Rd, Wellesley Island, NY 13640-3105
315)-482-27222
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Wonderful park for everyone - RVs to tents will find a great spot!

We camped at Wellesley Island State Park for 6 days and loved it. What a beautiful park on an... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lee R
,
Dansville, New York
Beautiful place to camp!

We camp a few times per year and like to try new places. This campground was so beautiful that we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cherylmom2016
,
Schenectady, New York
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“nature center” (8 reviews)
“camp store” (6 reviews)
“full hookups” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
44927 Cross Island Rd, Wellesley Island, NY 13640-3105
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315)-482-27222
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We camped at Wellesley Island State Park for 6 days and loved it. What a beautiful park on an island in the middle of the St. Lawrence River. Great camp sites for all types of campers. Tent campers can find secluded sites on the river...More

Thank Lee R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We camp a few times per year and like to try new places. This campground was so beautiful that we would go back in a second! We brought bikes and kayaks and used them a lot! There were lots of quiet places too, when we...More

2  Thank Cherylmom2016
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

We camped at the STate park In August of 2017 and have reservations for 2018! We go with a family group and try to get sites close together. This is a little difficult since we have to hurry to actually get a site for the...More

Thank Ccook37
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Was thoroughly impressed with Wellesley Island State park itself, the nature center, the well marked trails, but most especially the cozy cottages right on Eel Bay. Warmed by a propane stove (operated simply by a thermostat) the cottage had everything you need for a comfortable...More

2  Thank Betsy M
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed for the weekend at one of the cabins. Clean, well kept cabins with beautiful view. Went to the nature center and took a nice walk on well marked trails right by the water! Have visited many nys state parks and thus one is my...More

2  Thank Tracey W
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed here twice this year in our RV, once in Coyote area and once in Fox. Fox has full hook ups (water, power and sewer), beautiful cement pads, large sites but minimal privacy. Coyote has only power, with water taps available throughout CG and a...More

3  Thank mllrz
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

We tent camped there the week after Labor Day, and it was a great experience! The sites next to the river are perfect for sitting back and enjoying the view. It was the perfect set up for getting out and exploring the park by bike...More

1  Thank KathyG2011
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is one of the premier camping parks in new york, and offers a wide range of activities for families.

Thank michaelbQ168AO
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Great place to launch a boat, have a picnic, camp for the week, hike, and more. We enjoyed a nice picnic there and some of us had a fun hike as well. We have thoughts of renting a cabin right in the park next time...More

Thank markhC707II
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful park with absolutely gorgeous trails. I highly recommend this. Our kids loved it and they have a wonderful playground too.

Thank Sdjlaj20
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libdimarco
6 September 2017|
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Response from michaelbQ168AO | Reviewed this property |
They have a fantastic hands on nature center, perfect for kids. Also, if you go back to the main intersection and turn right, you will come into TI park, wonderful ice cream parlor..
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Meg R
26 August 2017|
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Response from sisterbrianl | Reviewed this property |
In the summer, I think they are open until 9 pm. You can look the phone number up on internet and they'll answer you directly.
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etobucina
9 June 2017|
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Response from James J | Reviewed this property |
You would have to check with the park authorities on their regulations. That being said, I believe the that the most important issue with running a generator would be the noise generated that may impact other campers whom... More
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