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Heaven

This is one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. Great views from most sites and so much... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Maury M
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Syracuse
Very nice park

It is our first time camping here and in fact our first time camping in a state park. We found it... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Steve_Sy
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Rochester, New York
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44927 Cross Island Rd, Wellesley Island, NY 13640-3105
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 July 2018

I went tent-camping here and had a lovely site with a river view and plenty of shade. The park overall is lovely. In addition to camping, there is a beach, a shop which sells ice cream, and a nature center with trails and a butterfly...More

3  Thank Ginger B R
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We went here with friends to bike. It turned out that the paths were not for bikers only hikers. That was disappointing but we biked on the roads instead, and we covered the available roads in a hour and a half. So this place is...More

2  Thank Olle W
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

This is one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. Great views from most sites and so much to see and do. Absolutely LOVE it here.

Thank Maury M
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

It is our first time camping here and in fact our first time camping in a state park. We found it very nice. The bathrooms and showers were always cleaned in the morning and were not crowded in the loop we were in. Next time...More

Thank Steve_Sy
Reviewed 18 July 2018

I went tent-camping here and had a lovely site with a river view and plenty of shade. The park overall is lovely. In addition to camping, there is a beach, a shop which sells ice cream, and a nature center with trails and a butterfly...More

3  Thank Ginger B R
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A very well kept campground with open areas and well as well treed areas. Also contains a nature center that is a must see.

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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful park with a site on the water. Nights were quite loud and rowdy which we didnt mind considering most state parks come around if you're above a whisper after 10pm... was nice seeing people enjoying themselves. Several beach areas along the water for fishing...More

1  Thank L D
Reviewed 16 June 2018

We camped at Wellesley Island State Park for 6 days and loved it. What a beautiful park on an island in the middle of the St. Lawrence River. Great camp sites for all types of campers. Tent campers can find secluded sites on the river...More

2  Thank Lee R
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We camp a few times per year and like to try new places. This campground was so beautiful that we would go back in a second! We brought bikes and kayaks and used them a lot! There were lots of quiet places too, when we...More

2  Thank Cherylmom2016
Reviewed 10 February 2018

We camped at the STate park In August of 2017 and have reservations for 2018! We go with a family group and try to get sites close together. This is a little difficult since we have to hurry to actually get a site for the...More

Thank Ccook37
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Was thoroughly impressed with Wellesley Island State park itself, the nature center, the well marked trails, but most especially the cozy cottages right on Eel Bay. Warmed by a propane stove (operated simply by a thermostat) the cottage had everything you need for a comfortable...More

2  Thank Betsy M
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed for the weekend at one of the cabins. Clean, well kept cabins with beautiful view. Went to the nature center and took a nice walk on well marked trails right by the water! Have visited many nys state parks and thus one is my...More

2  Thank 212traceyw
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libdimarco
6 September 2017|
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Response from michaelbQ168AO | Reviewed this property |
They have a fantastic hands on nature center, perfect for kids. Also, if you go back to the main intersection and turn right, you will come into TI park, wonderful ice cream parlor..
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Meg R
26 August 2017|
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Response from sisterbrianl | Reviewed this property |
In the summer, I think they are open until 9 pm. You can look the phone number up on internet and they'll answer you directly.
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etobucina
9 June 2017|
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Response from James J | Reviewed this property |
You would have to check with the park authorities on their regulations. That being said, I believe the that the most important issue with running a generator would be the noise generated that may impact other campers whom... More
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Robby G C
18 November 2016|
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Response from Olle W | Reviewed this property |
Hi Rob When we visited the area last July (around Fourth of July, actually), there was very little traffic. So I would not count on being delayed by traffic.
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