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GRASS POINT STATE PARK, NY

Status: Open through Sun Aug 31 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Fri May 01 2015   Later Dates
73 site(s) found

Description

Grass Point State Park is on a point of land that projects into the American Channel of the St. Lawrence River, known for some of the best fishing in the country. The park is a popular spot for campers and day-users, who come to boat, swim, fish, picnic, or just relax. There is a marina and boat launch; an area is available for games; and the sandy beach and shallow water are excellent for children.

Geography:

Grass Point State Park is located in located in Jefferson County.

Recreation:

Visitors love boating, fishing, hunting, picnicking, and camping here.

Facilities:

The park's facilities include a beach, boat launch sites, boat dockage, and boat rentals; campsites with showers and dumping stations; and a picnic area with tables, pavilions, and a playground. The Grass Point cottage is a full-service rental accommodation located on the west side of the beach. Its screened-in porch has outstanding views of the river and sunsets.

Nearby Attractions:

Five state parks are nearby: Dewolf Point State Park, Burnham Point State Park, Keewaydin State Park, Cedar Point State Park, and Wellesley Island State Park.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Bait
  • Boat Launch
  • Boat Rental
  • Boating
  • Camp Office
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood Sales
  • Fishing
  • Ice Sales
  • Maintenance
  • Marina
  • Office/Toll Booth
  • Park Office
  • Parking
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Recycling Station
  • Showers
  • Swimming - Beach
  • Water Drinking
  • Water Fillup Station
Within 10 Miles
  • Golfing
  • Lighthouse - Viewing/Tour
  • Powerboating
  • Shopping
Alerts and Important Information
Each year the campground makes every effort to provide safe swimming opportunities by testing the water and by keeping the swimming areas staffed with lifeguards. Please be aware that if the safety of our swimmers is compromised, due to lack of lifeguard coverage or water quality issues, swimming will be prohibited and therefore cannot be a guaranteed activity. We apologize for this inconvenience as it may occur with little advance notice.

To insure fairness for all NY customers, any reservation with departure dates outside the 9-month Maximum Window can not be changed or cancelled until 18 days after the reservation was made.

  • Only 2 pets per site are permitted. Current rabies certificate required. Pets must be on a leash no longer than 6ft at all times.
  • There are 20 electric sites in the campground each offers 20amp service.
  • There is no water or sewer hook-ups on individual sites.
  • Patron must be 18 years or older to register for a site.
  • Maximum of six people allowed per site.
  • ALL Full Service Cottages are Smoke Free and Pet Free.
  • Looking to reserve for just 1-night? If you make your reservation within 3 days of your arrival you can book a 1-night stay online or through the Call Center. This applies only to campsites.
  • Peak season runs from the end of June to the end of August.
  • During peak season a person may be the primary site occupant for 14 total days of camping within a 16 day period. S/he must leave the park for 48 hours once they have stayed the maximum number of days allowed before beginning a new reservation.
  • For specific site information, call (315) 686-4472
  • Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    44.28111, -75.99944
    44°16'52"N, 75°59'58"W

    Take Route 81 to Exit 50S (south); then go one mile south, toward Clayton. 315-686-4472

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    GRASS POINT STATE PARK
    36661 Cedar Pt.State Park Dr.
    CLAYTON  NY  13624

    Phone Number:

    Project Office: (315)686-4472