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Wellesley Island State Park

44927 Cross Island Rd, Wellesley Island, NY 13640-3105
315)-482-27222
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Old fashioned River time!

We camped at the STate park In August of 2017 and have reservations for 2018! We go with a family... read more

Reviewed February 10, 2018
Ccook37
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Quakertown
Cozy cottage on Eel Bay

Was thoroughly impressed with Wellesley Island State park itself, the nature center, the well... read more

Reviewed December 4, 2017
Betsy M
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Syracuse, New York
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  • Average7%
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“nature center” (8 reviews)
“camp store” (6 reviews)
“full hookups” (5 reviews)
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44927 Cross Island Rd, Wellesley Island, NY 13640-3105
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315)-482-27222
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Reviewed February 10, 2018

We camped at the STate park In August of 2017 and have reservations for 2018! We go with a family group and try to get sites close together. This is a little difficult since we have to hurry to actually get a site for the...More

Thank Ccook37
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Reviewed December 4, 2017

Was thoroughly impressed with Wellesley Island State park itself, the nature center, the well marked trails, but most especially the cozy cottages right on Eel Bay. Warmed by a propane stove (operated simply by a thermostat) the cottage had everything you need for a comfortable...More

2  Thank Betsy M
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Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Stayed for the weekend at one of the cabins. Clean, well kept cabins with beautiful view. Went to the nature center and took a nice walk on well marked trails right by the water! Have visited many nys state parks and thus one is my...More

1  Thank Tracey W
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Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Stayed here twice this year in our RV, once in Coyote area and once in Fox. Fox has full hook ups (water, power and sewer), beautiful cement pads, large sites but minimal privacy. Coyote has only power, with water taps available throughout CG and a...More

1  Thank mllrz
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Reviewed September 9, 2017

We tent camped there the week after Labor Day, and it was a great experience! The sites next to the river are perfect for sitting back and enjoying the view. It was the perfect set up for getting out and exploring the park by bike...More

1  Thank KathyG2011
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Reviewed August 28, 2017

This is one of the premier camping parks in new york, and offers a wide range of activities for families.

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Reviewed August 13, 2017

Great place to launch a boat, have a picnic, camp for the week, hike, and more. We enjoyed a nice picnic there and some of us had a fun hike as well. We have thoughts of renting a cabin right in the park next time...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful park with absolutely gorgeous trails. I highly recommend this. Our kids loved it and they have a wonderful playground too.

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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

The campground is lovely overall. Camp store is well stocked, reasonable and staffed by lovely folks. That is the high spot. The park itself is huge. I was near the water and should have known there was an issue when I pulled in with the...More

1  Thank Marjorie S
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Reviewed August 1, 2017

We parked our car next to the red barn. It was still closed. We noticed that the campers and tents were well organized. There is a pavilion with lots of picnic tables and a hearth if it is cold. Nearby is a marina and people...More

Thank Robby G C
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libdimarco
September 6, 2017|
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Response from michaelbQ168AO | Reviewed this property |
They have a fantastic hands on nature center, perfect for kids. Also, if you go back to the main intersection and turn right, you will come into TI park, wonderful ice cream parlor..
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Meg R
August 26, 2017|
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Response from sisterbrianl | Reviewed this property |
In the summer, I think they are open until 9 pm. You can look the phone number up on internet and they'll answer you directly.
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etobucina
June 9, 2017|
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Response from James J | Reviewed this property |
You would have to check with the park authorities on their regulations. That being said, I believe the that the most important issue with running a generator would be the noise generated that may impact other campers whom... More
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