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Grass Point State Park
Copyright: - New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation
Grass Point State Park
Description - Grass Point State Parks juts out into the St. Lawrence Seaway offering beautiful scenery along with access to wonderful fishing waters. Anglers enjoy both day use and overnight seasonal facilities. A swimming beach and play areas are offered as well as a marina. Waterfowl hunting is permitted in season.

Attractions - Grass Point State Park is on a point of land that projects into the American Channel of the St. Lawrence River, known for some of the best fishing in the country. The park is a popular spot for campers and day users, who come to boat, swim, fish, picnic or just to relax. There is a marina and boat launch, an area is available for games, and the sandy beach and shallow water are excellent for children.

Recreation - Grass Point State Park offers a swimming beach, a boat launch site, dockage, fishing, hunting, picnic tables and shelters, a children's playground, power boating and campground with showers. The fishing site, picnic area, campground and showers are handicapped accessible. The park is open from mid-May through mid-September. Waterfowl is permitted in season.

Climate - The Grass 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.

Location - Located along the American Narrows, Grass Point State Park is just 1 mile west of Interstate 81 on SR 12 near Alexandria Bay.


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Number of People Encountered: 50+ ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: I've been camping at Grass Point State Park for about 30 years. It's a family tradition. It's definately a tradition I'm passing on to my kids. I can't think of a place I"d rather be. Grass Point is beyond compare.

Filed By: Dan Hilsdorf (Rochester, NY)
Number of People Encountered: 50+ ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: This was our 3rd year at this park. Site 15 is about 20 feet from the river with an impressive view of the 1000 Islands Bridge. We cannot find a park we like better in the area. The kids love fishing and swimming in the park. Many returning campers at this park, which speaks for itself.


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Contact Information:
Grass Point State Park, 42247 Grassy Point Road , Alexandria Bay, NY, 13607, Phone: 315-686-4472

Additional Information:
New York State Parks - The New York Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation offers 152 parks, 35 historic sites and 27 golf courses for all tastes, ages and abilities.
Thousand Islands Travel Region - The Saint Lawrence River and the great Lake Ontario offer beautiful sandy beaches, optimal fishing, sailing and boating opportunities. Numerous smaller waterways provide excellent fly fishing, paddle boating and whitewater sports. Military museums, forts and battlefields dot the landscape.

Links:
New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation - Official agency Website

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