Waterson Point State Park

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Waterson Point State Park
Waterson Point State Park is located in New York
Waterson Point State Park
Location of Waterson Point State Park within New York State
TypeState park
Location44927 Cross Island Road
Fineview, New York[1]
Coordinates44°20′19″N 76°00′26″W / 44.33866°N 76.00718°W / 44.33866; -76.00718Coordinates: 44°20′19″N 76°00′26″W / 44.33866°N 76.00718°W / 44.33866; -76.00718
Area6 acres (2.4 ha)[2]
Created1898 (1898)[3]
Operated byNew York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Visitors1,600 (in 2014)[4]
OpenMid-May through Labor Day
WebsiteWaterson Point State Park

Waterson Point State Park is a six-acre (2.4 ha) state park[2] located on Wellesley Island in the St. Lawrence River in the Town of Orleans in Jefferson County, New York.[5] It is near Wellesley Island State Park.

The park was established in 1898 as part of the St. Lawrence Reservation.[3]

Description[edit]

Waterson Point State Park is a small boater's park in the Thousand Islands. It offers dockage for 30 boats, fishing, and picnic tables. The park is accessible only by boat.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Waterson Point State Park". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved November 2, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "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. 674. Retrieved April 3, 2016.
  3. ^ a b "The St. Lawrence River Park". Fourth Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests of the State of New York. Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co., Printers. January 20, 1899. p. 124.
  4. ^ "State Park Annual Attendance Figures by Facility: Beginning 2003". Data.ny.gov. Retrieved November 2, 2016.
  5. ^ "Waterson Point Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 25, 2016.

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