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WESTCOTT BEACH STATE PARK, NY
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DescriptionTake the Virtual Tour! - WESTCOTT BEACH STATE PARK
Westcott Beach State Park is a popular day-use and camping park on Lake Ontario, with rolling, wooded hills and open, grassy meadows sheltered by Henderson Bay. A spectacular view of Lake Ontario can be scene from the overlook near the plateau camping area. A small marina is adjacent to the long, sandy beach, to accommodate anglers interested in Lake Ontario's excellent black bass fishing. The park also has a children's playground, picnic areas, and hiking trails that do double duty in winter for cross-country skiing.
Westcott Beach State Park is a state park in Jefferson County, located at the eastern end of Lake Ontario, in the Town of Henderson.
Beach swimming, boating, children's recreation programs, fishing, hiking, hunting, picnicking, group camping, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing are among the park's enjoyable activity options.
The park's many amenities include individual campsites, a group campsite, pavilion, picnic areas, reservable picnic areas with canopies, playground, and showers. Additional amenities include a beach, a boat launch site, dockage, a dumping station, and playing fields. Most facilities are handicapped-accessible.
Nearby state parks include Southwick Beach State Park, Long Point State Park, Selkirk Shores State Park, Burnham Point State Park, Whetstone Gulf State Park and Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site.
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Alerts and Important InformationEach 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.
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.IMPORTANT: New York State Parks encourages everyone to be safe outdoors. Please take a few moments to read about the health risks associated with tick bites and some simple steps you can take to safeguard you and your family. http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/04092014Ticks
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The park is located off Route 3, three miles west of Sackets Harbor, at Henderson Bay. 315-646-2239
Mailing Address:WESTCOTT BEACH STATE PARK
12224 NYS RT.3
SACKETS HARBOR NY 13685
Phone Number:Project Office: (315)646-2239
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