Ausable Point State Park

Ausable Point Campground protrudes from Route 9 into Lake Champlain and offers a shoreline comprised of natural sand and a gentle slope from many campsites. It borders a wildlife management area that offers a hiking trail, as well as water access for canoeists and sea kayakers to explore. With the city of Plattsburgh a short drive from this campground there is virtually no limit for entertainment opportunities.

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Location

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Latitude: 44.571246 Longitude: -73.431261 Elevation: 100 ft
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Kristy Kennedy

Number Of Camp Sites

123 campsites

Facilities And Services

hot showers, flush toilets, trailer dump station, recycling center, car top boat launch, picnic area with pavilion rental, sand beach with bathhouse, basketball court.

What Is Distinctive And Authentic To The Character Of The Region

The majority of the campground was constructed in 1965 and opened to the public in 1966. A view of Valcour Island is available across the lake to the north. On a clear day the silhouette of Garden Island strikes the pose of a battleship. Known locally as "Battleship Island", it is believed that the first major sea battle of the American Revolution was fought at this location.

Maximum Length Of Stay Allowed

2 weeks

Fees

yes

ADA Accessible

yes

Tours Are Offered

no

Site is Child-friendly

yes

Site is Pet-friendly

yes

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