Cedar Island State Park

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Cedar Island State Park
Cedar Island State Park is located in New York
Cedar Island State Park
Location of Cedar Island State Park within New York State
Type State park
Location Hammond, New York[1]
Nearest city Alexandria Bay, New York
Coordinates 44°27′N 75°47′W / 44.45°N 75.79°W / 44.45; -75.79Coordinates: 44°27′N 75°47′W / 44.45°N 75.79°W / 44.45; -75.79
Area 10 acres (4.0 ha)[2]
Created 1898 (1898)[3]
Operated by New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Visitors 1,928 (in 2014)[4]
Open Late May through early September[5]
Camp sites 18
Website Cedar Island State Park

Cedar Island State Park is a 10-acre (4.0 ha) state park located in the Town of Hammond in St. Lawrence County, New York.[6] The park comprises half of Cedar Island, located in Chippewa Bay in the St. Lawrence River, part of the Thousand Islands region. The remainder of the island is privately owned.[7]

The park was established in 1898 as part of the St. Lawrence Reservation.[3]

Park description[edit]

Cedar Island State Park is accessible only by boat. The park offers dockage, fishing, seasonal waterfowl hunting, pavilions, picnic tables, and a campground with 18 tent sites.[1][7]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cedar Island State Park". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved November 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Section O: Environmental Conservation and Recreation, Table O-9". 2014 New York State Statistical Yearbook (PDF). The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. 2014. p. 671. Retrieved November 2, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "The St. Lawrence River Park". Fourth Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests of the State of New York. Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co., Printers. January 20, 1899. p. 124. 
  4. ^ "State Park Annual Attendance Figures by Facility: Beginning 2003". Data.ny.gov. Retrieved October 15, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Cedar Island State Park Hours of Operation". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved October 15, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Cedar Island State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 15, 2015. 
  7. ^ a b Rybaak, Spider (2004). Fishing Western New York. Guilford, Conn.: Falcon. p. 112. ISBN 0762728701. Retrieved October 15, 2015. 

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