Description - Kring Point State Park is located on a beautiful slender peninsula between Goose Bay and the St. Lawrence River. From practically every point on the peninsula, magnificent views are enjoyed. The park also offers immediate access to some of the country's best fishing waters. Swimmers and picnickers enjoy the day use amenities while campers and those who enjoy rustic cabins find the overnight facilities pleasurable. Cross-country skiing is permitted in winter.
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Kring Point State Park
- Kring Point State Park is a narrow peninsula whose south shore faces Goose Bay and north shore faces the St. Lawrence River. Standing anywhere in the park, visitors see water and many of the 1700 islands for which the region is named. Half of the 108 campsites are on the waterfront and virtually every cabin and campsite has a river or bay view. The park has docks on the river and the bay and a sandy beach on the St. Lawrence. Fishing, boating, swimming and picnicking are major activities. During the winter, visitors cross-country ski.
Recreation - Kring Point State Park offers a swimming beach, a boat launch site, fishing, dockage, power boating, picnic area with shelters, a children's playground, showers, campground and cabin area. The park is open the first Saturday in May through Columbus Day. Waterfowl hunting is permitted in season.
Climate - The Kring 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.
Kring Point State Park is located on a peninsula between Goose Bay and the St. Lawrence River. It is 6 miles east of Alexandria Bay off SR 12, then west on Kring Point Road.