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Beautiful place. Relaxed, slow pace. Incredible scenery from the shore and even better from the... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Chris G
Ottawa, Canada
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The nature center is very nice. Several trails in woods near water. Right on the St Lawrence river... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
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Wellesley Island is home to a state park, a nature center and museum – with trails taking you through marshland, forest and shoreline – and three golf courses.
Alexandria Bay, NY
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place. Relaxed, slow pace. Incredible scenery from the shore and even better from the water.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chris G
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

The nature center is very nice. Several trails in woods near water. Right on the St Lawrence river Not many people in Sept. Worth the stop!

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Natlparkfan7
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful place . We just visited for a few hours but really wish we would of rented a cabin here with the amazing views . Looks like a great place for families to stay at . Next visit definitely staying here."

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We visited the park today. It is a beautiful park. We were going to rent one of the parks boats but were not able. They explained that due to the horrible accident over the weekend, they were being extra cautious and not renting as the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank M9763UPjuliem
Reviewed 1 September 2018

If your in the US. you have to drive across the !000 Island Bridge to get there and th ecost is only $3. You can drive all over the island and see hundreds of Victorian homes there. They is at least one restaurant there.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Dogpilot
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Those of us who enjoy this “unnoticed gem” should probably remain silent or fabricate deleterious allegations, but each would be bearing heinous false witness. Fabulous views. Wonderful fishing, diving, boating & water sport options. Countless hiking & nature possibilities. Sporty golf. Nearby “Pirate days.” In...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Gjmcilrath
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We drove here from Alexandria Bay. Just a short drive. We went to the pavilion and took in the view. You can see the Rock Island Lighthouse from there. Cute Victorian homes. We just walked around a little and headed back.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

From an earlier boat tour that day, we saw the Gingerbread Victorian Homes on Wellesley Island. We drove over the TI Bridge to Wellesley Island, I just had to see and photograph the ornate Victorian Homes. They were impressive. Got ice cream and walked to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank EbMnWS17
Reviewed 11 July 2018

What a surprise when you enter the village down on the point. Built in the early 1900s and used by the well to do in NY. Nicely preserved and still in operation. The Guzzle, restaurant, is new with great food and ice cream for a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
5  Thank huneycuttdavid
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Just a beautiful little village that takes you back in time - a must see. Visit the old hotel, post office etc.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank jantje16
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31 August 2018|
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Response from dianewA8715AR | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I do not know about the golf carts. I saw a few of them roaming around but since we were walking, I had no reason to inquire about availability of them.
Rhea M
20 October 2017|
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Response from Tony G | Reviewed this property |
So Sorry, but I do not know. We just drove around on the island and were not concerned with any lodging there.
Lonnie W
12 February 2017|
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Response from Carolinem064 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t think so