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Thousand Islands Region

Island Road - Island State Parks

WHAT'S COOL

Wellesley Island

0.00 miles (0km) from exit

You're traveling the path once trekked by mammoth glaciers. A stop here will lead you toward Wellesley Island, home to Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, historic Thousand Islands Golf Courses and fascinating state parks (some of which are only accessible by boat).

FOOD

Nut n' Fanci

1.80 miles (2.9km) from exit

Thousand Islands Country Club

5.10 miles (8.21km) from exit

ATTRACTIONS

Wellesley Island

0.00 miles (0km) from exit

You're traveling the path once trekked by mammoth glaciers. A stop here will lead you toward Wellesley Island, home to Minna Anthony Common Nature Center, historic Thousand Islands Golf Courses and fascinating state parks (some of which are only accessible by boat).

Cross Island Farms

1.90 miles (3.06km) from exit

Farm tours are available by appointment on this 102-acre organic vegetable and livestock farm. Learn about organic farming and pet a baby goat.

Wellesley Island State Park

2.75 miles (4.43km) from exit

Wellesley Island State Park has the largest camping complex in the Thousand Islands region. It includes a few secluded wilderness sites accessible only by foot or boat, full-service marina, four boat launches, beach, recreation barn, nine-hole golf course, nature center and more.

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Thousand Islands Country Club - Lake Course

3.20 miles (5.15km) from exit

Legend has it that George Boldt's wife, Louise, enjoyed being rowed through the islands in one of the estate's St. Lawrence rowing skiffs. To accommodate her and keep her safe from foul weather on the river, Boldt installed a maze of protected gondola canals.

Thousand Islands Country Club - Old Course

3.20 miles (5.15km) from exit

The Old Course is overflowing with character and charisma. From links-style fairways to meandering holes cut from lush forests, the Old Course will leave you begging for more.

Waterson Point State Park

4.40 miles (7.08km) from exit

This small, picturesque park accessible only by boat is ideal for the fisherman and boating enthusiasts who wish to escape the hustle and bustle of the larger parks. Two docks provide overnight and day dockage for 16 boats as well as a comfort station (toilets only).

Minna Anthony Common Nature Center

4.90 miles (7.89km) from exit

This 600-acre nature center within Wellesley Island State Park has eight-plus miles of trails, a 3,500-plus-square-foot natural history museum, Butterfly House open July and August and the Annual Autumn Festival on the Saturday of Columbus Day weekend. Call for latest events.

Mary Island State Park (boat access only)

5.00 miles (8.05km) from exit

Seclusion and spectacular views of the Canadian shore or the shipping channel await you at the boat-only-accessible park. The area includes a picnic area and several foot trails.

Boomerang Bicycle & Kayak Rental

5.50 miles (8.85km) from exit

Kayak and Bike rentals May-September.

Thousand Island Park

5.50 miles (8.85km) from exit

Thousand Island Park has over a century of rich history, tradition and culture that, along with the magnificence of the St. Lawrence River and the Thousand Islands, has made it a unique and exciting place to visit, vacation and/or live.