Westcott Beach State Park

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
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
TypeState park
LocationRoute 3
Henderson, New York[1]
Nearest cityWatertown, New York
Coordinates43°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
Area318 acres (1.29 km2)[2]
CreatedJuly 1, 1946 (1946-07-01)[3]
Operated byNew York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Visitors127,115 (in 2014)[4]
OpenAll year
WebsiteWestcott 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]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Westcott Beach State Park". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved November 24, 2016.
  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. ^ "Thousand Islands Region". State of New York Conservation Department, Thirty-Sixth Annual Report, For the Year 1946. 1947. Retrieved November 24, 2016.
  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.

External links[edit]