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Description - Robert G. Wehle State Park is the region's newest park. The former estate of Mr. Wehle, the park boasts 1,100 acres and over 17,000 ft of spectacular Lake Ontario shoreline.

The main cottage features a sun porch, two spacious bedrooms (with private baths), living room (with gorgeous fireplace) and a fully applianced kitchen and laundry room. The guest cottage features two spacious bedrooms (with private baths), bay windows and a kitchenette with sink, microwave and small refrigerator. The third building is a former artist's studio and serves as a charming recreation room with a pool table.

Outside, the compound offers a tennis court and over a thousand acres of undeveloped parkland. Renters can enjoy footpaths along Lake Ontario. Included with the rental of the property are linens, towels, kitchenware, glassware, dinnerware and a washer and dryer.

Attractions - Among the facilities immediately available to the public is the residential compound featuring the main house, guest quarters, the “studio” and formal gardens. Extremely private, the area can accommodate up to 8 people. Rental arrangements can be made through the Wescott Beach State Park office.

Recreation - Also available are over 10 miles of hiking/mountain biking trails, tennis court, picnicking and cross-country skiing. Hunting is allowed in designated areas during the season.

Climate - New York experiences four distinct seasons, with spring and fall being the most pleasant times to travel through the region. Humidity in the southeastern areas of the state can make summer travel uncomfortable, although many festivals and special events occur during that season. Summer highs in the lower elevations of New York usually don't surpass 90 degrees F. Thunderstorms occur a few times a week and can bring needed relief from the heat. During the fall and spring humidity levels drop with temperatures and make for pleasantly mild traveling weather. Fall brings brilliant color changes in the leaves and spring bring blooming flowers to all regions of the state. Winter travel can be hazardous as the western portion of the state receives extreme amounts of snow. Debilitating ice storms hit the southeastern portion of the state as often as snow. Although the major highways are usually clear soon after snow, in time to reach the ski resorts in northern New York.

Location - 5502 Military Road Henderson, NY 13650 Phone: (315) 938-5083


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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.

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