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Jacques Cartier State Park

Route 12, Morristown, NY 13664
+1 315-375-6371
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A Hidden Gem on the River

We have driven by Jacques Cartier for years but never stopped in until we read that they had some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Patty M
Jamesville, New York
VERY short drive-through visit, but lovely place ...

It looks to be an incredible place .. but with "reservations" as to where you choose to camp. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ottawa Canada
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“day trip” (2 reviews)
“hidden gem” (2 reviews)
Route 12, Morristown, NY 13664
+1 315-375-6371
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have driven by Jacques Cartier for years but never stopped in until we read that they had some hiking trails. What a hidden Thousand Islands gem! The park is lovely, peaceful, with a river-view on many of the campsites. It has a lovely beach,...More

Thank Patty M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It looks to be an incredible place .. but with "reservations" as to where you choose to camp. The hugely popular rievrside area seemed to be packed, with all campsites tight in a row, and little space between - I suppose some people like this...More

Thank Doug-1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely park. We arrived early in the morning. Most people were still sleeping. This was perfect to take pictures of birds. That was fun! At the entrance there was a rock split in two. There were many trees. People liked this place...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Jacques Cartier State Park, located on the St. Lawrence River a few miles west of Ogdensburg, NY, is a delightful place to spend a summer day. Unlike the larger parks, it is not overrun with people and provides a relaxing atmosphere in which to enjoy...More

1  Thank DanielH6132
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We were invited to take a trail walk in Jacques Cartier Park with the Park Manager, Shaun O'Day and a member of his staff, Jon Gardener. They met us a the trailhead and led us along a stream into the woods. As we were walking...More

Thank timcobb49
Reviewed 2 September 2015

If you knew that you weren't suppose to swim off your site , why would you do it? Then blame the Park employees for asking you not too. I doubt very much that they yelled but politely asked you not to do it. It's a...More

5  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 August 2015

In Jacques Cartier, You cant go swimming off your sight at all! I know that no state park allows it, but when someone sees you swimming they don't care. Here they yell at you and tell you that if you want to swim we must...More

Thank carolyn p
Reviewed 15 September 2014

We camped late in the season and it ended up being pretty cold and our site pretty wet. We didn't think we'd end up having so much fun. The views and sites are fantastic and the State Park employee Frank brought us some dry wood...More

2  Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 7 September 2014

Drove the travel trailer for an overnight stay-cation. Stayed at site106. Was so happy that it wasn't one of those overcrowded campsites that looks like a parking lot. The area was well maintained, quiet, plenty of room on each lot. Also the bath house was...More

1  Thank AMDubII
Reviewed 30 June 2013

I come here every year to camp and it's a nice park with beautiful views of the St. Lawrence and Brockville. PROS: - The sunsets are breathtaking! - The bathroom facilities are clean and not crowded anymore because most people have RV's. - It's a...More

4  Thank Destin293
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10 July 2015|
Response from Destin293 | Reviewed this property |
I know this is old, but in case anyone else was wondering, no, they don't have boat rentals at the park. If you want to rent a boat, you will have to find a nearby business.