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Keewaydin State Park

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Address
46165 NYS Route 12
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
Latitude 44.321007
Longitude -75.927994

Keewaydin State Park is on the St. Lawrence River, offering excellent boating, fishing and, during the winter, ice fishing and cross-country skiing. The sheltered marina provides dock space for seasonal and transient visitors. Overlooking the river are 48 campsites. The park's terrain includes steep, rocky outcroppings between the campsites and the shoreline, providing vantage points for watching the ocean-going vessels traversing the river. The park also has a swimming pool and picnic areas.

Must have proof of current rabies vaccination - certificate inoculation or dated collar tag. Household pets only, caged or on a leash, not more than 6 feet. Not permitted in picnic or bathing areas.

Hours of Operation

  • Open year round.
  • 2016 Swimming Season: 6/25 - 9/5, 11 am - 6:45 pm.
  • 2016 Camping Season: 5/27 - 9/4
  • The marina is open from mid-May through October. Seasonal rates available.
    Boat Rentals: 5/22 - 10/15
  • Shelter Rentals (2): 5/27 - 9/5, by permit

Fees & Rates

Most New York State Parks charge a vehicle use fee to enter the facility. Fees vary by location and season. A list of entry fees and other park use fees is available below. For fees not listed or to verify information, please contact the park directly.

Your key to all season enjoyment of state parks is our season's pass. For $65, the Empire Passport provides you unlimited day use vehicle entry into most of our parks. Apply on-line or call your favorite park for more information.

  • Boat Dockage
  • Fees start at $19.00 for day use and start at $25.00 for Keewaydin's overnight dockage fees.

    The slip rate is based on vessel length up to 45 ft, with non-electric slips maxing out at $37.75 and electric slips maxing out at $50.00 per night, plus the applicable weekend and out-of-state surcharges. Please contact the park office with any questions.

  • Boat Rental
  • 14 foot / 15 HP:
    Half Day $30
    Full Day $50
    Week $250

    16 foot / 20 HP:
    Half Day $40
    Full Day $75
    Week $375

  • Campsites
  • $15-$23/night

    *Additional $5/night for non-NYS residents

  • Pool
  • Day Use (Peak) $7
    After 4 PM $5

    Bus Use (Daily)
    Commercial $75
    Non Profit $35

  • Shelters
  • $75/$50
  • Vehicle Entry
  • Day Use (Peak) $7
    After 4 PM $5
    Day Use (NonPeak) $6
    After 4 PM $4

    Bus Use (Daily)
    Commercial $75
    Non Profit $35

    Toll Booth Hours:
    5/27 to 9/5: 8AM to 6PM
    8AM to 8PM (Saturdays)

Maps

Firewood source maps show a 50-mile radius from which untreated firewood may be moved to this campground. For more information see firewood restrictions.

Sat 02 Jul
Summer Splash Bash
Saturday, July 2, 2016 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Keewaydin State Park
(315) 482-3331

Join in the fun at the Summer Splash Bash at the Keewaydin State Park Pool from 10am-3pm on Saturday, July 2nd. Test your noodle racing skills in competitions held throughout the day beginning at 10:30. Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in all races. Participate in every contest and be eligible to be the 2016 Keewaydin Noodle Champion! There will be a medal ceremony for the top three finishers in the championship race!

Bring a picnic lunch to the party or enjoy good food from our local food vendor. Plan to stay the whole day to celebrate our community pool! Learn more about programs that will be held at the pool all summer, including learn to swim classes for children and adults and water aerobics classes.

Mon 11 Jul
Keewaydin Learn to Swim: Session 1
Monday, July 11, 2016
Keewaydin State Park
(315) 482-3331

Session 1: July 11-22

Time slots:

9:00-9:45am
10:00-10:45am
1:00-1:45pm

Sign-up form

Registration: Required
Tue 12 Jul
Keewaydin Learn to Swim: Session 1
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Keewaydin State Park
(315) 482-3331

Session 1: July 11-22

Time slots:

9:00-9:45am
10:00-10:45am
1:00-1:45pm

Sign-up form

Registration: Required
Wed 13 Jul
Keewaydin Learn to Swim: Session 1
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Keewaydin State Park
(315) 482-3331

Session 1: July 11-22

Time slots:

9:00-9:45am
10:00-10:45am
1:00-1:45pm

Sign-up form

Registration: Required
Thu 14 Jul
Keewaydin Learn to Swim: Session 1
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Keewaydin State Park
(315) 482-3331

Session 1: July 11-22

Time slots:

9:00-9:45am
10:00-10:45am
1:00-1:45pm

Sign-up form

Registration: Required

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Boat Launches
  • Boat Rentals
  • Campsites
  • Dockage
  • Grills
  • Marina
  • Marina Pump Out Stations
  • Picnic Tables (Accessible)
  • Playgrounds
  • Powerboats
  • Showers (Accessible)
  • Swimming Pool (Accessible)
  • Tent/Trailer Sites (Accessible)
  • Activities
  • Fishing (Accessible)
  • Ice Fishing