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BURNHAM POINT STATE PARK, NY

Photo: BURNHAM POINT STATE PARK
Status: Closed through Thu May 22 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sun Jan 18 2015   Later Dates
 

Description

Burnham Point State Park is small and quiet, with lightly-wooded campsites and great opportunities for boating, fishing, and relaxing. Boaters can explore local towns, islands, and historic sites for miles up and down the scenic river. Anglers can catch popular game fish like bass, pike, muskellunge, and walleye. In addition to tent and trailer campsites, the park has boat docks, a playground, and picnic areas.

Geography:

Burnham Point State Park is located northeast of Lake Ontario, on the St. Lawrence River.

Recreation:

Boating, fishing, hunting, picnicking, and camping are popular activities here.

Facilities:

The park offers campsites, showers, dumping stations, picnic tables, a playground, and boat launch sites, most of which are handicapped-accessible.

Nearby Attractions:

Cedar Point State Park, Grass Point State Park, Long Point State Park - Thousand Islands, Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, and Westcott Beach State Park are all nearby.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • First Aid Station
  • Fishing
  • Ice
  • Office/Toll Booth
  • Parking
  • Pavilion
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnicking
  • Recycling Station
  • Showers
  • Telephone
Within 10 Miles
  • Golfing
  • Shopping
  • Swimming - Beach
Alerts and Important Information
DID YOU KNOW you save 15-20% by reserving a weeknight* campsite? (*Sunday-Thursday, excluding holidays)

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.

  • Patrons must be 18 years or older to register for a site.
  • Only 2 pets per site are permitted. Current rabies certificate required. Pets must be on a leash no longer than 6ft at all times.
  • There are no water or sewer services available at any site.
  • There is no beach.
  • There is 20 amp service on electric sites.
  • Site 11 is designated as a persons with disabilities accessible site.
  • 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.
  • OPRHP 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):
44.16222, -76.26444
44°9'44"N, 76°15'52"W

The park is located northeast of Lake Ontario on the St. Lawrence River. Take Route 12E to park, 4 miles east of Cape Vincent. 315-654-2324

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

BURNHAM POINT STATE PARK
36661 Cedar Pt.State Pk.Drive
CLAYTON NY 13624

Phone Number:

Project Office:(315)654-2324