Jacques Cartier State Park
Morristown, NY

About Jacques Cartier State Park

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Jacques Cartier State Park's biggest is popular for it's extensive boating opportunities and excellent fishing. The park's sheltered bay protects its sandy swimming beach and camper's dock. Large, open lawns encourage games and picnics; a playground and another forested picnic ground are also nearby. 16 of the campgrounds 92 campsites are located directly on the shore of the St Lawrence. Most sites however at least have a view of the St Lawrence, and the freighters that pass by.

Jacques Cartier Quick Peek 

Overview
  1. Located just west of Morristown, NY along the St Lawrence River
  2. 98 campsites, 16 are directly on the water, 89 sites are reservable
  3. offers a well maintained camping experience with small to large sized sites on a well kept grassy base with lots of water vistas
  4. most sites except a few on the water have a very flat grade
  5. views of the St Lawrence as well from most areas in the campground
  6. great for boating and fishing
  7. open from early May until mid October
Campground Feature Summary
    Large lake. Large sandy beach. Easy access sites. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Large flat sites not directly by the water. Fairly open sites. Fairly open sites with partial shade. Mainly level sites. Many sites directly by the water. Many sloped sites. Open field sites. Fairly shaded sites. Partially shady sites. Semi-wooded. Very busy during summer months / holiday weekends. Boat launch available for motorboats. Motorboats allowed.

Camping Fees

Nightly camping fee $15/night, add $6 for electric sites, add $4 for lake view sites
Weekend/Holiday surcharge $4/night
Out of state patrons surcharge $5/night

Camping Season Dates

Fri May 20, 2016 thru Sat Sep 10, 2016
Fri May 19, 2017 thru Sat Sep 9, 2017

Campgrounds Within a 60 Minute Drive

Kring Point: 18.3 miles, 22 min
Keewaydin: 23.6 miles, 26 min
Grass Point: 27.9 miles, 31 min
Wellesley Island: 30.7 miles, 37 min
Coles Creek: 36.9 miles, 45 min
Cedar Point: 39.5 miles, 46 min

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

Fish Creek (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 0 mins : Large lake. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Rollins Pond (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 8 mins : Large RV friendly sites. Many sites directly by the water.
Watkins Glen (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 25 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites.
Letchworth (Western New York), 3 hours 40 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites.
Eighth Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 43 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Lewey Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 51 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Fair Haven Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 15 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
Wellesley Island (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 37 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Many sites directly by the water. Open field sites. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Durant (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 28 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Meacham Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 47 mins : Large sandy beach. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Limekiln Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 40 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Cranberry Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 29 mins : Large lake. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Northampton Beach (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 35 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Caroga Lake (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 8 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Moffitt Beach (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 58 mins : Large sandy beach. Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Verona Beach (Central New York), 2 hours 11 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Motorboats allowed.
Nicks Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 20 mins : Many sites directly by the water.
Delta Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 10 mins : Large sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Eaton (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 6 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Harris (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 33 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Higley Flow (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 5 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
Coles Creek (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 45 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Fairly open sites. Many sites directly by the water. Open field sites. Motorboats allowed.
Kring Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 22 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Southwick Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 19 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Fairly open sites. Many sites directly by the water. Open field sites.
Taylor Pond (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 35 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Westcott Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 6 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Hamlin Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 3 hours 31 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
Brown Tract Pond (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 45 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Golden Beach (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 35 mins : Large sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Selkirk Shores (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 30 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Motorboats allowed.
Robert Moses (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 4 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Fairly open sites. Open field sites. Motorboats allowed.
Ausable Point (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 51 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Cedar Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 46 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Open field sites. Motorboats allowed.
Point Comfort (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 43 mins : Large lake. Motorboats allowed.
Keuka Lake (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 10 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Motorboats allowed.
Sampson (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 51 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Motorboats allowed.
Lakeside Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 3 hours 50 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Open field sites.
Cayuga Lake (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 35 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
Little Sand Point (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 46 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Rogers Rock (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 29 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Gilbert Lake (Central New York), 3 hours 21 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites.
Robert H Treman (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 4 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Open field sites.
Moreau Lake (Central New York), 3 hours 36 mins : Large sandy beach.
Glimmerglass (Central New York), 3 hours 10 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
Chenango Valley (Central New York), 3 hours 0 mins : Electric sites.
Taughannock Falls (Finger Lakes), 3 hours 6 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Electric sites. Motorboats allowed.
Fillmore Glen (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 40 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites.
Bowman Lake (Central New York), 3 hours 6 mins : Large RV friendly sites.
Mongaup Pond (Catskills / Taconic), 4 hours 21 mins : Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Many sites directly by the water.
Golden Hill (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 4 hours 7 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Fairly open sites. Many sites directly by the water. Open field sites. Motorboats allowed.
Grass Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 31 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Open field sites. Motorboats allowed.
Lincoln Pond (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 3 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Long Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 18 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites directly by the water. Fairly open sites. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Keewaydin (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 26 mins : Large lake. Fairly open sites. Open field sites. Motorboats allowed.
Thompsons Lake (Catskills / Taconic), 3 hours 46 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Crown Point (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 30 mins : Large lake. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Open field sites. Motorboats allowed.
Schodack Island (Catskills / Taconic), 3 hours 59 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Motorboats allowed.
Putnam Pond (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 23 mins : Motorboats allowed.

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