Grass Point State Park
Barker, NY

About Grass Point State Park

Lake Side Rating
  • Campground Sign

  • Site 46 Right By the Water

  • Site 17

  • Site 20

  • Site 16

  • Site 23

  • Site 73

  • Site 72

  • Beach

  • Beach

  • Site 26 and Marina

  • Boat Launch

  • Fixed Docks

  • Playground

Grass Point State Park is on a point of land that projects into the American Channel of the St. Lawrence River, known for some of the best fishing in the country. The park is a popular spot for campers and day-users, who come to boat, swim, fish, picnic, or just to relax. There is a marina and boat launch, an area is available for games, and the sandy beach and shallow water are excellent for children.

Grass Point offers 77 campsites, 72 are reservable, 20 have electric. 14 sites are by the water. 6 sites have direct access to the water by the docks.

Grass Point Quick Peek 

Overview
  1. Located mid way between Clayton and Alexandria Bay along the St Lawrence River of Upstate NY
  2. 77 campsites, 72 are reservable, 20 have electric, 14 are by the water
  3. offers a somewhat open camping experience with some grade and either grass or rocky site pads
  4. views of the St Lawrence from much of the campground
  5. Great for boating and fishing
  6. state park boat launch and docks directly by campsites
  7. open mid May thru the end of September
Campground Feature Summary
    Large lake. Small sandy beach. Easy access sites. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. A few sites directly by the water. Fairly open sites with partial shade. Mainly level sites. Many sloped sites. Open field sites. Partially shady sites. Semi-wooded. Very busy during summer months / holiday weekends. Boat launch available for motorboats. Boat mooring/dockage available. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.

Camping Fees

Nightly camping fee $15/night, add $6 for electric sites and $6 for waterfront sites
Out of state patrons surcharge $5/night

Camping Season Dates

Fri May 19, 2017 thru Sat Sep 23, 2017

Campgrounds Within a 60 Minute Drive

Keewaydin: 4.8 miles, 9 min
Wellesley Island: 6.5 miles, 12 min
Cedar Point: 11.8 miles, 17 min
Kring Point: 13.7 miles, 20 min
Jacques Cartier: 27.9 miles, 32 min
Westcott Beach: 30.9 miles, 39 min
Long Point: 30.8 miles, 48 min
Southwick Beach: 42.8 miles, 52 min

Campgrounds Similar to Grass Point and What They Have in Common
(A current work in progress, streamlining ahead)

Fish Creek (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 21 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
Rollins Pond (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 30 mins : Small sandy beach. Large RV friendly sites.
Watkins Glen (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 59 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites.
Letchworth (Western New York), 3 hours 15 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites.
Eighth Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 25 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Lewey Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 54 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Buck Pond (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 34 mins : Small sandy beach.
Fair Haven Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 50 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. A few sites directly by the water. Boat mooring/dockage available. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Wellesley Island (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 12 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Open field sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Durant (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 50 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Meacham Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 15 mins : Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
Limekiln Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 22 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Cranberry Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 40 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Northampton Beach (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 18 mins : Large lake. Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
Caroga Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 51 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Moffitt Beach (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 40 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Verona Beach (Central New York), 1 hour 45 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Motorboats allowed.
Nicks Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 2 mins : Small sandy beach. Good paddling options.
Delta Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 52 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Eaton (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 28 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Harris (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 55 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Higley Flow (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 33 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. A few sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Coles Creek (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 13 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Open field sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Kring Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 20 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Southwick Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 52 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Open field sites. Good paddling options.
Jacques Cartier (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 32 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Open field sites. Motorboats allowed.
Taylor Pond (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 3 mins : A few sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Westcott Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 39 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Hamlin Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 3 hours 6 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
Brown Tract Pond (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 27 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Golden Beach (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 35 mins : A few sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Selkirk Shores (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 4 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Robert Moses (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 33 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. A few sites directly by the water. Open field sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Ausable Point (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 20 mins : Large lake. Large RV friendly sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Cedar Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 17 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Open field sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Point Comfort (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 25 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. A few sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Keuka Lake (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 44 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Motorboats allowed.
Sampson (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 25 mins : Large lake. Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Motorboats allowed.
Lakeside Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 3 hours 24 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Open field sites.
Cayuga Lake (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 9 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Little Sand Point (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 28 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Rogers Rock (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 51 mins : Large lake. A few sites directly by the water. Boat mooring/dockage available. Motorboats allowed.
Gilbert Lake (Central New York), 3 hours 4 mins : Small sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Good paddling options.
Robert H Treman (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 39 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Open field sites.
Moreau Lake (Central New York), 3 hours 48 mins : Good paddling options.
Glimmerglass (Central New York), 2 hours 53 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
North South Lake (Catskills / Taconic), 4 hours 19 mins : Small sandy beach. A few sites directly by the water.
Chenango Valley (Central New York), 2 hours 35 mins : Small sandy beach. Electric sites.
Taughannock Falls (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 40 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Motorboats allowed.
Fillmore Glen (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 15 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites.
Bowman Lake (Central New York), 2 hours 41 mins : Small sandy beach. Large RV friendly sites.
Mongaup Pond (Catskills / Taconic), 3 hours 56 mins : Small sandy beach. Large RV friendly sites.
Golden Hill (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 3 hours 41 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Open field sites. Motorboats allowed.
Lincoln Pond (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 26 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Long Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 48 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Keewaydin (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 9 mins : Large lake. Open field sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Thompsons Lake (Catskills / Taconic), 3 hours 28 mins : Small sandy beach. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Crown Point (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 53 mins : Large lake. Large RV friendly sites. Open field sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Schodack Island (Catskills / Taconic), 3 hours 41 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Putnam Pond (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 45 mins : Small sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.

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