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Wellesley Island

Alexandria Bay, NY
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nice drive

We drove through the Victorian village on the West end of Wellesley Island after we spent the day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Catharine H
Victorian neighborhood 1000 Island Park

Originally a tent city religious campground this 1000 Island Park Association neighborhood is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elayne L
Paramus, New Jersey
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Wellesley Island is home to a state park, a nature center and museum – with trails taking you through marshland, forest and shoreline – and three golf courses.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“nature center” (14 reviews)
Alexandria Bay, NY
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove through the Victorian village on the West end of Wellesley Island after we spent the day at the park. It was a very interesting little village and I would love to go back there some day and rent out a place there for...More

Thank Catharine H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Originally a tent city religious campground this 1000 Island Park Association neighborhood is a beautiful Victorian neighborhood filled with lovely homes. The old tabernacle is still in use for shows, lectures, and Sunday services. The original hotel annex is a nice restaurant with shops upstairs....More

Thank Elayne L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous small town. The houses are absolutely picturesque and the scenery is breathtaking. We absolutely loved our walk through the streets and loved seeing all the golf carts. Truly a town that allows you to step back into time.

Thank Sdjlaj20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful! Only issue is that there is a toll to get over the bridge and then fees to get into the parks. NY needs to rethink charging for parks. That is why we pay taxes. We actually turned around at the 2nd park and didn't...More

Thank sweenze
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

After a fire that devastated the block including the revered and traditional Guzzle, its back and a beautiful restoration with improvements in wifi space, room for teens great ice cream and a convenient Sunday Breakfast

Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Big island, very little on it is the rap. True, but we were visiting a friend in Thousand Island Park, & the tour from the golf cart made the trip very worthwhile. We saw all the styles of housing, Victorian, Arts & Crafts, Painted Lady,...More

Thank HandsomeHoward
Reviewed 4 July 2017

hiking in the island was really nice. the markers are very clear and you can decide how long to make your hike - as there are many trails intersecting, creating opportunities for short cuts.

Thank lauren O
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This is a really nice park, especially to camp. Nice views. And some pretty good fishing. Just a nice park, out on the island.

Thank Eric P
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Wellsley Island has a very nice state campground but besides that there isn't much else to do on the island. We rode from one end to the other several times while camping here twice. The bridge is awesome you have to cross to get here...More

Thank DstmNY
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We took a drive on the island to try to see the Boldt Yacht House and to catch a tender boat to Boldt Castle. Unfortunately the Yacht House was closed for the season, and the water was so high that the tender boats weren't running,...More

Thank John S
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Nearby Attractions
Minna Anthony Common Nature Center
10 reviews
3.41 km away
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47 reviews
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4.07 km away
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Lonnie W
12 February 2017|
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Response from IthacaMan | Reviewed this property |
Not that I have ever heard of.
4 December 2016|
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Response from SuzyD432014 | Reviewed this property |
I did see a few golf carts, lots of bikes and skateboards. I'm not sure if only the staff are allowed the carts though. I'm sure if you call the office they would clarify it for you!!
Kathryn D
5 November 2016|
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Response from Vera D | Reviewed this property |
There was a spigot right across from our campsite which I used to fill my dishwashing basin..not sure how that would work with filling a camper tank however.

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