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Bay Drive-In

3 sites 路 RVs, Tents10 acres 路 Redwood, NY
The Bay Drive-in Theatre is constructed on 11 acres of land that can be found on 45148 Bailey Settlement road, a half of a mile from the village of Alexandrea Bay. The capacity of the 2 screen theatre can accommodate 500 cars all together. The land that the owner is making available to travelers is in the back row of the theatre parking and surrounding wooded land for people that enjoy a more private setting.
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$45
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Kieren E.鈥檚 Land

8 sites 路 Tents7 acres 路 Thousand Island Park, NY
Learn more about this land:Looking for a view across the Saint Lawrence river. You can catch the morning sunrise or the evening moon rises. Sleep on top of one the highest islands in the area. On the clear evenings you鈥檒l get to witness some amazing stars. Even some shooting stars. The island is very much untouched and plan to keep its natural beauty
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$70
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Hidden Vista of the Lake

1 site 路 Tent1 acre 路 Redwood, NY
This is a special, private remote lake campsite. You can only gain access by boat. The public launch is about a 10 minute canoe/kayak ride. By motor boat 5. Once there, secure your watercraft and you climb a trail to a beautiful flat area over looking the lake. Butterfield Lake is a Class B lake which means that the best intended use for the lake is for contact recreation - swimming and bathing; non- contact recreation - boating and fishing, aquatic life; and aesthetics. The lake is used by lake residents and the public for a variety of recreational purposes and can be accessed via a DEC boat launch site. Butterfield Lake has been regularly stocked with walleye, up to 4.6 million 0.4 to 4.8 inch fish annually (larger fish are generally stocked in quantities ranging from 5,500 to 20,000). Fish species identified at the lake include black bullhead, black crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, northern pike, smallmouth bass, walleye and yellow perch.
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$70
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Bridge2Liberty Land on Wellesley

4 sites 路 Tents8 acres 路 Thousand Island Park, NY
This 8 acres of land on Wellesley Island is welcoming 鈥榦ff the grid鈥 campsite lovers. Nature walk-about will lead to a pond, woodsy area and natural stone structures on the property. If you venture to walk 5 minutes down the street you can stop by the ice cream shop before walking across the beautiful Wellesley Island Bridge where you will get a spectacular view of ships passing underneath and the landscape of land, water and sky. It is conveniently located 1.3 miles from the State Park where you can rent a boat, hike, bike and visit a playground and beach. Within 2 minutes from 2 golf course. 5 minutes from TI Park, tiparkcorp.com, you can rent a bike, go to the playground, hiking, restraints and jump off the dock at the pavilion. 3 miles from the Canadian boarder. We look forward to hosting you on the Island!
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$50
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Titans Layback Spot

1 site 路 Lodging6 acres 路 Hammond, NY
Private road makes for quiet and private stay.. the elongated 6acres allows for enjoyable mini-hikes while still keeping the view of a beautiful lake surrounded by trees.. 3-4 miles away you have great hunting state land. Approx 25 miles away from Thousand Island and less than 10mil from other lakes.
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Better Farm

14 sites 路 Lodging, Tents62 acres 路 Redwood, NY
Better Farm is a 65-acre organic farm, animal sanctuary, artist colony, and retreat space. The property features forests, rolling hills, open fields, a pond, sauna, various paddocks for the rescued farm animals, organic gardens, a two-story Art Barn with local FM radio station, gallery, studio and recording space, and a second barn used for events. This second-generation property began as a 1970s commune that since 2009 has been revived and renovated to provide overnight lodging, event space, residencies, and educational opportunities for the curious and creative. The farm is 10 short miles from the St. Lawrence River and Thousand Islands of Northern New York. The area is a naturalist's paradise, with countless outdoor opportunities to enjoy from boating and swimming to snowshoeing and hiking. There are more than a dozen lakes within 10 minutes of the property, with cute towns to explore including Sackets Harbor, Clayton, Alexandria Bay, and Wellesley Island.
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$40
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Dandelion Homestead

4 sites 路 Tents52 acres 路 Natural Bridge, NY
Dandelion Homestead is a beautiful wooded farm in the Adirondack foothills. We consider ourselves stewards of our land, and thus draw from permaculture, regenerative agriculture, and other natural farming methods to rebuild soil and ecosystem health, raise delicious food and happy animals. We have a rabbit colony, a couple horses, and a family of miniature donkeys too! We're happy to give you a tour and introduction to them. You'll love seeing our historic bank barn, and Momma Donk is guaranteed to win you over with her love of ear scratches. We offer primitive tent campsites. No electric or toilets are available at this time. However, we can offer a number of services and rentals, including all of the camping gear you could need. Want the fun of camping without the half day spent setting up? Let us know, we'll have a tent ready and waiting with cots, camp kitchen and supplies ready to go! Most of the property is woods (pine plantation and natural hard wood forest) crisscrossed by park like trails. You can count on finding some peace and solitude if that is what you desire. Also, there are many state parks, preserves, lakes, rivers and other enjoyable attractions nearby. Our hilltop campsite is a dark site, and you can get a wonderful, clear view of the stars! Nearby Attractions include: - Baker Woods Preserve - Turning Point Park - New York Zoo - Numerous Adirondacks parks, hikes and peaks - within day trip distance of the Thousand Islands and the Wild Center! Note that this property is near Fort Drum, so sometimes you can hear their munitions practice in the distance.
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$30
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Cozy country camping

1 site 路 Lodging155 acres 路 Hammond, NY
LOCATION: We are located 30 miles from Ogdensburg, NY, on Black Lake. 40 miles from Fort Drum, a good commute if you work on Drum. Hubby and I do it everyday and it isn't so bad and 2 hrs from Syracuse. Echo's gas station is located 10 minutes from us and has gas, kerosene and propane. Great pizza and wings and odds and ends. Ogdensburg has Lowe's, Aldi's and Walmart. Thousand Islands is 20 minutes from us. Mini Golf on rte 6 10-15min. Langbrook Meadows Golf is 20 minutes. State Launch Ramp is 15 minutes away. Jacques State park has a beach. AMENITIES: THE CAMPER IS ON OUR PROPERTY 100YDS FROM BLACK LAKE. You'll have full access to the Lake. So feel free to bring your kayaks, paddle boards and canoes, boats and fishing poles (great fishing). We have some kayaks you can use too with lifejackets
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$124
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Anthony F.鈥檚 Land

3 sites 路 Tents25 acres 路 Redwood, NY
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$35
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Della Terra Retreat

4 sites 路 TentsCastorland, NY
Rustic remnants of aged farm equipment mark the history of this property. A small, stone-formed wall segments parts of the woodland, creating imagery of how the landscape was used in the past. Now the land is used for a small organic farm endeavor. Our vision is to incubate and foster the innate connection that humanity has with nature, providing an environment that detaches individuals from the fast paced humdrum of a world filled with distractions. Learn more about this land:My wife and I聽moved to North Country New York, after living in NYC. We started a small-scale, bio-intensive farm in 2017. Depending on the season of your trip, you will be able to experience our farm operations, and reap the benefits of the harvest. We have 5.25 acres of land, which is 3 acres woodland, and about 2.25 acres of open meadow.聽There are multiple sites to pitch a tent in the woods. There are areas that I am designating for small cabin structures, which will聽be built this year. We could accommodate a small RV, or pop-up camper.聽聽We also have a 12'x24' cabin. There is a small oven and a propane grill for cooking. There is solar power, which provides electricity needs. We use Luci Lamps for lighting. They are inflatable, solar-powered lights, made by Mpowerd. Overall, our property is nestled in a very rustic/rural enclave. The property is on a road that is 5 miles long, which only has about 18 houses on it. I聽find the environment to be extremely serene and rejuvenating.
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$25
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Lake Bonaparte Marina & Campground

1 site 路 RV5 acres 路 Harrisville, NY
Lake Bonaparte Marina & Campground is full-service and full-hookup campground for RVs only. Waterfront property with on-site restaurant. We have boat slips available for rent for additional fees. Located just miles from the Adirondak Park, we have a beautiful seasonal property that is great for relaxation, on-the-water fun, and even access to hundreds of miles of off-road trails.
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$4,000
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Pork Hill Getaway

6 sites 路 Tents5 acres 路 Rodman, NY
The Pork Hill Getaway is our summer retreat. We come up from FL for the summer and your welcome to come and camp out with us. We will be there from Early May to late September This is a 5 acre wooded lot with 5 sites, a small pond and creek too, some sites are gravel and some dirt/mulch.This will be our first full summer there, so there is much to do, to improve ours and your camping experience. So please pardon our "dust" for the summer of 2022. This is in Rodman NY, and on the western edge of the Tug Hill Plateau, In Jefferson County. At this time it is a dry site, no water or power or sewer hook ups. There is many many places to go, a few are the Adirondacks, Lake Ontario beaches and parks, Canada is just a few miles to the north, Plenty of hiking trails, Snowmobile trails, Hunting, Fishing and boating are just some of what is available Corner of Pork Hill Rd. & Myers Dr., Rodman NY.
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$20
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The best camping near Waterson Point State Park guide

Overview

About

Nestled in the heart of the Thousand Islands Region, Waterson Point State Park offers a tranquil retreat for boating enthusiasts and anglers alike. With its picturesque docks providing day and overnight boat dockage, this hidden gem is accessible by boat only, ensuring a peaceful escape. Visitors can enjoy shoreline fishing, picnicking under a historic gazebo, and soaking in the scenic views that make this park a special spot for a day out on the water.

When to go

The ideal time to visit Waterson Point State Park is between Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day when the park is fully operational. Outside of these months, the park's facilities may be limited, so plan your trip accordingly to make the most of the boating and fishing opportunities.

Know before you go

  • Ensure your pets are supervised and leashed, as the park allows a maximum of two pets in designated areas.
  • Remember to bring proof of rabies inoculation for your pets as it may be requested by park staff.
  • Check the weather before your visit to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.
  • Take note of the boat dockage fees, including surcharges for out-of-state and weekend/holiday use.
  • Consider purchasing the Empire Pass for unlimited day-use entry to most state-operated facilities.

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