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JACQUES CARTIER STATE PARK, NY

Status: Closed through Thu May 14 2015   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Mon Sep 28 2015   Later Dates
89 site(s) found
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Description

Jacques Cartier State Park's biggest draw for visitors are its unlimited boating opportunities and excellent fishing. The park's sheltered bay protects its sandy swimming beach and campers' dock. Large, open lawns encourage games and picnics; a playground and another, forested picnic ground are nearby.

Geography:

Jacques Cartier State Park is located just west of Morristown, on the St. Lawrence River.

Recreation:

Boating, fishing, waterskiing, snorkeling, biking, hiking, hunting, basketball, camping, and picnicking are the main activities at the park. In winter, cross-country skiing is permitted on park trails.

Facilities:

The park has a beach (with lifeguards in July and August), boat launch sites, boat rentals, dockage, campsites with showers and dumping stations, a nature trail, a picnic area, food concessions, pavilions, and a playground. Campsites are spacious, with panoramic views of the St. Lawrence River or sheltered forest. Park rangers are always on duty.

Nearby Attractions:

Nearby outdoor recreation opportunities can be found at St. Lawrence State Park Golf Course, Coles Creek State Park, Kring Point State Park, Keewaydin State Park, and Eel Weir State Park.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Basketball
  • Biking
  • Boat Launch
  • Boating
  • Comfort Station
  • Concession
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Parking
  • Pavilion
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Recreation Programs
  • Sail Boating
  • Showers
  • Swimming - Beach
  • Telephone
  • Water Skiing
Within 10 Miles
  • Convenience Store
  • First Aid Station
  • Golfing
  • 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.
  • Quiet hours are from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • 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: 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.

    Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    44.555, -75.68056
    44°33'18"N, 75°40'50"W

    The park is on Route 12, 3 miles west of Morristown. 315-375-6371

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    JACQUES CARTIER STATE PARK
    P.O. BOX 380
    MORRISTOWN  NY  13664

    Phone Number:

    Project Office: (315)375-6371