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Basic Information

Grass Point State Park is a public recreation area located by the St. Lawrence River in the Town of Alexandria, in Jefferson County, New York. Here's some crucial information you might need before heading out for a camping trip.

Location & Directions

The park is situated on County Route 100 in Alexandria Bay, NY. Always check the state park's website or maps for the most accurate and updated directions before you depart.

Camping Facilities

Grass Point State Park offers a campground with tent and trailer sites, some of which have electrical hookups. The campgrounds are typically equipped with restrooms and shower facilities. Additionally, there are picnic areas with pavilions available for day use.

Activities

  • Boating and Fishing: The park has a boat launch and is known for its excellent fishing opportunities.
  • Swimming: There's a swimming area with lifeguards on duty at specific times.
  • Hiking and Exploring: There are trails and open areas for those looking to explore the natural surroundings.
  • Picnicking: Guests can enjoy outdoor meals at one of the many picnic spots.

Reservations and Fees

Camping typically requires a reservation, which can be made through the New York State Parks website or by calling the park directly. Fees for campsites and other facilities like pavilions vary, so it's best to consult the latest information online or by phone.

Park Rules and Regulations

  • Permits: Any special activities often require permits, so check beforehand.
  • Pets: Pets are usually allowed but must be kept on a leash and attended to at all times.
  • Firewood: To prevent the spread of invasive species, many state parks regulate the transportation of firewood. Buy it at or near the park.
  • Quiet Hours: Ensure to follow the park's quiet hours to avoid disturbances to other campers.

Seasons and Hours of Operation

The park typically operates seasonally for camping, often between May and September. However, day-use areas may be open year-round. Always confirm the current hours and season dates before planning your trip.

Contact Information

Before visiting, it's advisable to contact the park directly for the most current information regarding hours, fees, and any alerts or closures that may impact your visit:

Grass Point State Park 42247 Grassy Point Rd Alexandria Bay, NY 13607 Phone: (315) 482-2722

For the latest updates and more detailed information, please check out the New York State Parks website or contact the park directly.

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