Robert Moses State Park, Massena

(4.5/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
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 United States-Canada 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.
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  • Robert Moses State Park is an exciting 4season venue for family fun. Right now the xcountry ski trails are ready, over open hills or thru the woods. Keep your eye out for eagle sittings, and bring bir...  more »
  • This is a State Park that is huge. Lots of different areas to drive to. There are camping areas, a beach, cabins for rent and the Eisenhower Locks. There is a science building that is so cool. Well ma...  more »
  • We rented a cabin at this state park. We had #5 and it was the last one of the 3 cabins in a row nicely tucked away but still had access to water. Cabin was equipped with stove fridge sofas dining tab...  more »
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  • The man that works at the park marina was excellent!! He was very friendly and taught us how to operate one of the fishing boats that is available for rent. We had a lot of fun, and we thought it was an affordable bargain. We stayed in cabin number seven. It had a secluded yard, but only offered a sliver of a view of the St. Lawrence. This park is large and you have to drive to the park amenities.
  • A beautiful facility. Unfortunately, we went on Labor Day weekend and there were plenty of typical 'holiday weekend' campers present: loud, drunk, and obnoxious . Our site (among others) was not left clean by the last group. The Eisenhower Lock is amazing and the Power Dam visitors center is interesting with lots of hands-on exhibits. We'll go back on a non-holiday weekend.
  • Sites are spacious & the view of the big ships is great!
  • Sites arnt the size they say they are on line
  • My family and myself loves camping here.