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Waddington's Leishman Point

· Waddington, St. Lawrence, New York
25 acres hosted by James T.
4 RV/tent sites
Amazing views
Hipcampers say this spot has amazing views.
Leishman point is owned by the Town of Waddington and was created during the construction of the St. Lawrence Seaway. Dredge spoils were transported and placed creating a tract of land that rises 50 feet above the river and surrounding lands. The New York Power Authority acquired the property from the Leishman's who owned and operated a farm on the surrounding lands. In 2000, the New York Power Authority deemed the property surplus and conveyed it to the Town of Waddington. This Hip-Camp endeavor is hopefully our first step in creating a fully functional RV Park and campsite for everyone to enjoy. Visit the Town of Waddington Museum at the Old Town Hall for more information on the construction of the the St. Lawrence Seaway and how it transformed Waddington. Learn more about this land: Park your RV or camper trailer or pitch your tent on top of Leishman Point in Waddington, New York and enjoy the unobstructed views of, and unlimited access to the majestic St. Lawrence River. The Waddington public beach is adjacent to the campsite with swimming, playground, and pavilion for all to enjoy. Bring your boat and safely moor it at the public docks at the beach. Watch the Great Lake freighters and recreational boats ply the waters of the St. Lawrence River whiling fishing, swimming, sun bathing, or just relaxing by the River.
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26 ratings · 12 reviews
Billie Jo B.
September 4, 2023
Site 3 - Leishman Point Park
Beautiful view of the St. Lawrence
It was a beautiful view for sure. I had a camper so the bathroom being way down the hill wasn't an issue. There were no electric hookups but I used a generator. Also no dump station, we had to go to Lisbon beach for that. There was quite a bit of traffic throughout the day - most of it was people walking their dogs. Not sure if I'll go back.
Samantha L.recommends
August 3, 2023
Site 2 - Leishman Point Park
Loved the area and great place when you have children who love to swim.
Kathleen H.recommends
July 5, 2023
Site 1 - Leishman Point Park
New favorite place!
2nd time at Leishman Point. Our new favorite place to camp! Easy, convenient, clean and a beautiful view! Will be back soon!!
Cynthia H.
June 28, 2023
Site 1 - Leishman Point Park
The only problem we did have was with people letting their dogs run free and the owners not picking up after them. We keep are two dogs on a leash at all times and cleaned up after them. There is not a shower in the bathrooms as indicated on the website. The views are beautiful.
Sara O.
June 25, 2023
Site 1 - Leishman Point Park
It was very quiet up there, I was the only one at the four sites. People drive through the circle at all hours of the day and night though. Since it was just me and the dogs, this made it a little weird in the middle of the night. There is also absolutely no shade so no privacy or areas to cool off. Bring a canopy if possible. It was so cool seeing the ships go by but if it is foggy they will wake you up with the fog horn. a very scenic spot, bathrooms are a bit far and no electric but it was a nice weekend getaway. Also no grate on the fire which could have helped with cooking.
Kathleen H.recommends
June 13, 2023
Leishman Point Park
A great find!!!!
The campsite was perfect. Beautiful view of the river, clean and well maintained. The bathroom was a short walk and we used the showers at the Island View pavilion which were also very clean and great hot water pressure!! We loved drinking coffee watching the ships go by! Good choice of places to eat in town. Pizza at the bowling alley restaurant was great! Looking forward to our next camping there!
Waddington, St. Lawrence, New York, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Kanienʼkehá꞉ka (Mohawk), Wendake-Nionwentsïo, and Ho-de-no-sau-nee-ga (Haudenosaunee) First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by James T.Joined in July 2021
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