Long Point State Park – Thousand Islands

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Long Point State Park
Long Point State Park – Thousand Islands is located in New York
Long Point State Park – Thousand Islands
Location of Long Point State Park within New York State
TypeState park
Location7495 State Park Road
Three Mile Bay, New York[1]
Coordinates44°01′34″N 76°13′15″W / 44.02602°N 76.2208°W / 44.02602; -76.2208Coordinates: 44°01′34″N 76°13′15″W / 44.02602°N 76.2208°W / 44.02602; -76.2208
Area23 acres (0.093 km2)[2]
Created1913 (1913)[3]
Operated byNew York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Visitors35,450 (in 2014)[4]
OpenEarly May to Columbus Day[5]
Camp sites86[6]
WebsiteLong Point State Park

Long Point State Park – Thousand Islands is a 23-acre (0.093 km2) state park located at the northeast tip of Point Peninsula on Lake Ontario's Chaumont Bay. The park is located in the Town of Lyme in Jefferson County, New York.

The park was established by New York State in 1913 as part of the St. Lawrence Reservation.[3]

Park description[edit]

Long Point State Park is open from early May to Columbus Day, and offers a playground, picnic tables and pavilions, showers, a boat launch, a campground with 86 sites for tents and trailers, and sheltered fishing in Chaumont Bay.[1][6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Long Point State Park". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved November 23, 2016.
  2. ^ "Section O: Environmental Conservation and Recreation, Table O-9". 2014 New York State Statistical Yearbook (PDF). The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. 2014. p. 673. Retrieved November 23, 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Reservations". Third Annual Report of the Conservation Commission, 1913. J.B. Lyon Company, Printers. January 15, 1914. p. 123. Retrieved November 23, 2016.
  4. ^ "State Park Annual Attendance Figures by Facility: Beginning 2003". Data.ny.gov. Retrieved July 16, 2015.
  5. ^ "Long Point State Park - Hours of Operation". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved July 16, 2015.
  6. ^ a b Rybaak, Spider (2004). Fishing Western New York. Guilford, Conn.: Falcon. p. 103. ISBN 0762728701. Retrieved July 16, 2015.

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