Westcott Beach State Park
Sackets Harbor, NY

About Westcott Beach State Park

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Westcott Beach State Park is a popular day-use and camping park on Lake Ontario, with rolling, wooded hills and open, grassy meadows sheltered by Henderson Bay. A spectacular view of Lake Ontario can be seen from the overlook near the plateau camping area. A small marina is adjacent to the long, sandy beach, to accommodate anglers interested in Lake Ontario's excellent black bass fishing. The park also has a children's playground, picnic areas, and hiking trails.

Offers 154 campsites, 13 are located directly along the waterfront beach on Lake Ontario. Another 8 sites have a lakeview from across the road.

Westcott Beach Quick Peek 

Overview
  1. located 20 minutes southwest of Watertown, NY on the east shore of Lake Ontario
  2. 154 sites, all sites are reservable, 13 sites are directly on the water, another 9 sites are just across the road from the water
  3. 70 sites are electric
  4. a great destination for beach enthusiasts, boaters and fishermen
Campground Feature Summary
    Large lake. Large sandy beach. Easy access sites. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites not directly by the water. Fairly open sites. Mainly level sites. Many sites directly by the water. Fairly shaded sites. Lightly wooded. Partially shady sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Good paddling options. 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 Sun Sep 4, 2016
Fri May 19, 2017 thru Sun Sep 3, 2017

Campgrounds Within a 60 Minute Drive

Southwick Beach: 12.2 miles, 15 min
Selkirk Shores: 29.3 miles, 34 min
Cedar Point: 29.8 miles, 39 min
Grass Point: 30.9 miles, 40 min
Keewaydin: 40.0 miles, 44 min
Long Point: 31.1 miles, 44 min
Wellesley Island: 41.4 miles, 48 min
Kring Point: 48.9 miles, 56 min

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

Fish Creek (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 29 mins : Large lake. Large RV friendly sites. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Rollins Pond (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 37 mins : Large RV friendly sites. Many sites directly by the water.
Watkins Glen (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 38 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites.
Letchworth (Western New York), 2 hours 53 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites.
Eighth Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 7 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Lewey Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 34 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Fair Haven Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 20 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Wellesley Island (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 48 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Many sites directly by the water. Boat mooring/dockage available. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Durant (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 32 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Meacham Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 36 mins : Large sandy beach. Large RV friendly sites. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Limekiln Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 5 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Cranberry Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 47 mins : Large lake. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Northampton Beach (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 59 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Large RV friendly sites. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Caroga Lake (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 32 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Moffitt Beach (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 21 mins : Large sandy beach. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Verona Beach (Central New York), 1 hour 24 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Motorboats allowed.
Nicks Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 45 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Good paddling options.
Delta Lake (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 32 mins : Large sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Eaton (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 35 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Lake Harris (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 4 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Higley Flow (Adirondack Park), 1 hour 54 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
Coles Creek (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 46 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Many sites directly by the water. Boat mooring/dockage available. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Kring Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 56 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Many sites directly by the water. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Southwick Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 15 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Many sites directly by the water. Good paddling options.
Jacques Cartier (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 1 hour 8 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Taylor Pond (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 20 mins : Motorboats allowed.
Hamlin Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 46 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
Brown Tract Pond (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 10 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Golden Beach (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 17 mins : Large sandy beach. Motorboats allowed.
Selkirk Shores (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 34 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Robert Moses (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 2 hours 6 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Ausable Point (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 43 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Large RV friendly sites. Many sites directly by the water. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Cedar Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 39 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Point Comfort (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 6 mins : Large lake. Motorboats allowed.
Keuka Lake (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 23 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Motorboats allowed.
Sampson (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 4 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Motorboats allowed.
Lakeside Beach (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 3 hours 5 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites.
Cayuga Lake (Finger Lakes), 1 hour 48 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Little Sand Point (Adirondack Park), 2 hours 9 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Rogers Rock (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 44 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Boat mooring/dockage available. Motorboats allowed.
Gilbert Lake (Central New York), 2 hours 40 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Good paddling options.
Robert H Treman (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 17 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites.
Moreau Lake (Central New York), 3 hours 25 mins : Large sandy beach. Good paddling options.
Glimmerglass (Central New York), 2 hours 30 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Motorboats allowed.
Chenango Valley (Central New York), 2 hours 13 mins : Electric sites.
Taughannock Falls (Finger Lakes), 2 hours 19 mins : Large lake. Large sandy beach. Electric sites. Motorboats allowed.
Fillmore Glen (Finger Lakes), 1 hour 53 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites.
Bowman Lake (Central New York), 2 hours 20 mins : Large RV friendly sites.
Mongaup Pond (Catskills / Taconic), 3 hours 34 mins : Large RV friendly sites. Many sites directly by the water.
Golden Hill (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 3 hours 22 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Grass Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 40 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Lincoln Pond (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 33 mins : Many sites directly by the water. Motorboats allowed.
Long Point (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 44 mins : Large lake. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Many sites directly by the water. Boat mooring/dockage available. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Keewaydin (1000 Islands / Lake Ontario), 44 mins : Large lake. Fairly open sites. Boat mooring/dockage available. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Thompsons Lake (Catskills / Taconic), 3 hours 6 mins : Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Crown Point (Adirondack Park), 4 hours 0 mins : Large lake. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Schodack Island (Catskills / Taconic), 3 hours 19 mins : Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Fairly open sites. Good paddling options. Motorboats allowed.
Putnam Pond (Adirondack Park), 3 hours 45 mins : Motorboats allowed.

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