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Address: Sisson Street, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

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Nice Spot to see the Passing Ships

This beautiful park is about 5 minutes driving from downtown Alex Bay. If you lucky you get to see the ocean going ships passing by the Boldt Castle. Also there a miniature... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Casper_Bobo
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Randolph, New Jersey
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Randolph, New Jersey
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful park is about 5 minutes driving from downtown Alex Bay. If you lucky you get to see the ocean going ships passing by the Boldt Castle. Also there a miniature version of the Thousand Island bridge at the park. Actually a connection span that you can walk over to a little islet. This park had a public beach,... More 

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Millerton, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love the Alexandria Bay Area, I travel up there several times a year. If I can I book with Bonnie castle resort. The staff is very helpful and friendly. The location is great cause it's not directly in town so it's quiet at night but close enough you can leave you car in the parking lot and walk everywhere.

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Fort Drum, New York
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263 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Came here on a mid-September Sunday afternoon with our family. Beautiful spot to view Boldt Castle and the river. Well worth the visit.

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Thank Dealer06
Earlville, New York
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

we have seen this from our room but never been there. This year we decided to walk over and how beautiful. will be going again next year.

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Thank loisc1958
Rochester, New York
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33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Alex Bay has built a very nice walk along the river that ends at this beautiful scenic park. It is on a little island that goes out into the river. Beautiful little park!

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Thank LockeMom
Michigan
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Really enjoyed sitting on the rock and watching sunset, sail boats sailing by and the Boldt Castle across the river. Very romantic.

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Thank Cathy J
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We were here during Pirate Week and this park was the best place to watch everything that was going on. The actors....uh, I mean...pirates, the pirate ships that came in to take over the island, and all the shenanigans that went on in between. Everyone there was having a great time!!!

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Thank Colleen M
Feasterville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 August 2016

A nice spot to sit and enjoy the view of the St. Lawrence river. Great place for a picnic as well. It also has a little swimming area off to the side.

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Clayton, New York
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great little place for a picnic. It can get very crowded during the weekend. You get a great view of all the ships traveling the seaway. There is also a small public beach on the mainland across the bridge.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

It was just by accident we found this park. We had heard about a boardwalk over the water, but there is much more: a playground, pavilion, beach, a bridge to an island and on the other end, historical markers and a gazebo. Very pretty and a beautiful view of the river and islands including Boldt Castle. It is quite hilly-... More 

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