Description - Located northeast of Lake Ontario on the St. Lawrence River, Burnham Point State Park is the ideal location for campers, fishermen and picnickers. Popular game fish include bass, pike, muskellunge and walleye. Many enjoy camping along the scenic shores. A marina, campground and picnic tables are offered as well.
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Burnham Point State Park
- Burnham Point State Park is small and quiet park located on the St. Lawrence River. The park is partially wooded offering scenic views from throughout the area. Day use and overnight amenities are offered. Boaters enjoy exploring local towns, island and historic sites from along the scenic river. Anglers are also attracted to this area for its excellent fishing waters.
Recreation - Burnham Point State Park offers a boat launch site, dockage, power boating, fishing, picnic tables and shelters, a campground with showers and seasonal hunting grounds. The park is open from mid-May to Labor Day.
Climate - The Burnham Point State Park area has a varied climate with average January temperatures ranging from below 14 degrees reaching to 22 degrees Fahrenheit (below -10 to -6 degrees Celsius). Summer temperatures average between 72 degrees and below 68 degrees Fahrenheit (22 to below 20 degrees Celsius). Precipitation in the region ranges from less than 36 to 40 inches of rain and snowmelt.
Burnham Point State Park is located 4 miles east of Cape Vincent along the St. Lawrence River on SR 12E.