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Whetstone Gulf State Park

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Brochure InfoTake the Virtual Tour! - WHETSTONE GULF STATE PARK Whetstone Gulf State Park is built in and around a three-mile-long gorge cut into the eastern edge of the Tug Hill Plateau. The gorge is one of the most spectacular scenic vistas east of the Rocky Mountains. The park features wooded campsites, a scenic picnic area along Whetstone Creek, a man-made swimming area, and trails for hiking and cross-country skiing, one of which circles the gorge. Above the gorge is Whetstone Reservoir, popular for canoeing and stocked with tiger muskie and large-mouth bass for fishermen.Brochure Info - OrientationWhetstone Gulf State Park is located in Lewis County, on the border of the Towns of Turin and Martinsburg. The park is on the edge of the Tug Hill Plateau, south of Lowville.Brochure Info - RecreationVisitors will enjoy the beach, fishing, hiking, hunting, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing.Brochure Info - Facilities and RestrictionsThe park offers a beach, campsites (some of which are electric), dumping stations, showers, a nature trail, pavilions, picnic tables, and a playground.Brochure Info - Nearby AttractionsNearby attractions include Southwick Beach State Park, Pixley Falls State Park, Westcott Beach State Park, Sackets Harbor Battlefield State Historic Site, and Wellesley Island State Park.Key InfoPark Rules & Information: No ATVs allowed in the park. A location is provided for loading and unloading of ATVs and access to ATV trails. ATVs can be on trailers on site but cannot be driven to on/off load. No bikes allowed on trails. Quiet hours are from 10PM to 7AM. Generators can be used only from 9-11AM and 5-9PM. Wood, ice, canoe rentals, and other merchandise are for sale at the toll booth. ATTENTION PET OWNERS: Current proof of rabies inoculation is required at check-in (metal tags will not be accepted). At any time during your stay, pet owners may be required to provide proof of rabies inoculation upon request. Be sure to have this information available to present to park staff. Where pets are permitted, there is a maximum limit of 2 pets per site. Pets must be on a leash no longer than 6ft and under control at all times. Do not leave pets unattended and always clean up after them. Pet owners/permit holders are liable for any damage, personal injury, or nuisance caused by the pet. SWIMMING: Each year the campground makes every effort to provide safe swimming opportunities by testing the water and by keeping the swimming areas staffed with lifeguards. Please be aware that if the safety of our swimmers is compromised due to lack of lifeguard coverage or water quality issues, swimming will be prohibited. Swimming cannot be a guaranteed activity; therefore, we cannot offer refunds on camping stays. We apologize for this inconvenience as it may occur with little advance notice. Looking to reserve a campsite for just 1 night? If you make your reservation within 3 days of your arrival you can book a 1-night stay online or through the RA Call Center (1-800-456-2267). *Applies to campsites only. PRE-REGISTRATION: Have an existing reservation? Don't forget to PRE-REGISTER!! 7 days prior to arrival you can sign into Reserve America and pre-register. IT SAVES TIME when checking in. LENGTH OF STAY: A camping party and their equipment may occupy a site for a maximum of 14 continuous nights. After which, the camping party and equipment must leave the site and facility for 48 hours before registering again for another site. Please Note: To ensure fairness for all NY customers, any reservation with departure dates outside the 9-month Maximum Window cannot be changed or cancelled until 18 days after the reservation was made. OPRHP General Camping Rules, Information, and Cancellation PolicyImportant Information for Daily EntranceDirectionThe park is located off Route 26, 6 miles south of Lowville, near the Adirondack Park. 315-376-6630Season Date DescWhetstone Gulf State Park - 2022 Camping Season: Friday, May 20, 2022 - Sunday, October 9, 2022 Whetstone Gulf State Park - 2023 Camping Season: Friday, May 19, 2023 - Sunday, October 8, 2023Booking Window Product InfoFee Cancellation DescPlease read our Fees and Cancellation Policies

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