Robert Moses State Park - Thousand Islands is a 2322acre state park located on Barnhart Island in the Saint Lawrence River and the adjacent mainland in the Town of Massena in St. Lawrence County, New York. The park is north of the Village of Massena, near the Canada–US border.The park is named after former New York Parks Commissioner Robert Moses, who created many of the state parks in New York. It is one of two state parks in New York to bear his name. The other, Robert Moses State Park - Long Island, is in southern New York on Fire Island.Park descriptionRobert Moses State Park offers a beach, picnic tables with pavilions, a playground, recreation programs, a nature trail, hiking trails through woods and wetlands, fishing, a boat launch and marina, a campground with tent and trailer sites, cabins, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling, and a food concession.Visitors may access the portion of the park on Barnhart Island by traveling through a tunnel below the Eisenhower Locks, part of the Saint Lawrence Seaway.A nature center offers outdoor education opportunities, and is managed by the Friends of the Robert Moses State Park Nature Center, Inc. As of 2015, the nature center is operating out of facilities at the St. Lawrence Center Mall while construction is completed on a new building at park. The new facility, financed by the New York Power Authority, will replace the former nature center that was destroyed in a March 2010 fire.Using our world travel planner, Massena attractions like Robert Moses State Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Robert Moses State Park Reviews
A very nice park and the beach, with a large sand area/playground/facilities was free! Lots of spots to set up your family and bbq. There is also a picnic area, a marina, a nature center, trails......... more »
very peaceful family ca mpgrounds locks right down the road lots of friendly wildlife and fishing near by mall and resteraunts its a must visit durng the summertime more »
While visiting the locks we went on to Moses Park -there is a nice nature center and a visitor center from the electric company which are both very informative more »
Thoroughly enjoyed the Nicandri Nature Center. Very dedicated and informative staff. Fun trails through the woods and lots of planned activities.
Not a good experience at all. Sites were small, uneven, and mud pits. That being said it was a very rainy summer. No excuse for the small uneven lots though. Hardly no phone reception for AT&T or Verizon. You have to drive half way out of the park to get signal.
I found my stay at cabin 5 for a week quite nice.isaw deers turkeys. The scenery was gorgeous. In the fall water level was down so fishing from shore was tough. Weather was great for a bonfire. I had a great stay with friends and the cabin was nice.cozy
New educational museum that all ages will enjoy. Very well organized.
My daughters and I enjoyed our visit here. Th e nature center is beautiful. Nice trails too.
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