Westcott Beach State Park

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Westcott Beach State Park
Westcott Beach State Park is located in New York
Westcott Beach State Park
Location of Westcott Beach State Park within New York State
Type State park
Location Route 3
Henderson, New York[1]
Nearest city Watertown, New York
Coordinates 43°53′53″N 76°07′12″W / 43.898°N 76.12°W / 43.898; -76.12Coordinates: 43°53′53″N 76°07′12″W / 43.898°N 76.12°W / 43.898; -76.12
Area 318 acres (1.29 km2)[2]
Created 1950 (1950)[3]
Operated by New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Visitors 127,115 (in 2014)[4]
Open All year
Website Westcott Beach State Park

Westcott Beach State Park is a 318-acre (1.29 km2) state park in Jefferson County, New York.[2][5] The park is located at the eastern end of Lake Ontario in the Town of Henderson.

Park description[edit]

Westcott Beach State Park offers a beach, a playground and playing fields, picnic tables and pavilions, a nature trail, a group campsite, hunting and fishing, a boat launch and docks, and a food concession. Trails for hiking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are available.[1] The park also offers a campground with 168 campsites.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Westcott Beach State Park - Getting There". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved December 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "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. 674. Retrieved April 3, 2016. 
  3. ^ Case, Dick (August 28, 2011). "Wescott Variety in Sackets Harbor is a happy family store". Syracuse Post-Standard. Retrieved December 8, 2015. 
  4. ^ "State Park Annual Attendance Figures by Facility: Beginning 2003". Data.ny.gov. Retrieved December 8, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Westcott Beach State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved December 8, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Westcott Beach State Park". Visit1000islands.com. 1000 Islands International Tourism Council. Retrieved December 8, 2015. 

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