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Burnham Point State Park

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340765 NYS Route 12E
Cape Vincent, NY 13618
Latitude 44.161236
Longitude -76.263924

Burnham Point State Park is small and quiet with lightly-wooded campsites, ideal for boating, fishing and relaxing. Boaters can explore local towns, islands and historic sites for miles up and down the scenic river. Popular game fish include bass, pike, muskellunge and walleye.

In addition to tent and trailer campsites, the park has boat docks, a playground and picnic areas.

Must have proof of current rabies vaccination - certificate inoculation or dated collar tag. Household pets only, caged or on a leash, not more than 6 feet. Not permitted in picnic areas. For campers, if your site allows pets, there is a two-pet maximum.

Hours of Operation

  • Open from mid-May to Labor Day.
  • 2019 Camping/Cabin Season: 5/24 - 9/2
    *Please note within the camping season time frame, some loops/sites may open later or close earlier. For more details, please call the park or visit
  • Shelter rentals are available 5/24 - 9/2 by permit.
  • Waterfowl hunting permitted in season

Fees & Rates

Most New York State Parks charge a vehicle use fee to enter the facility. Fees vary by location and season. A list of entry fees and other park use fees is available below. For fees not listed or to verify information, please contact the park directly.

The easy-to-use Empire Pass card is $80- and your key to all-season enjoyment with unlimited day-use entry at most facilities operated by State Parks and the State Dept. of Environmental Conservation including forests, beaches, trails and more. Purchase online or contact your favorite park for more information. Learn more about our Admission Programs including the Empire Pass.

  • Camping
  • $15-$29/night

    *Additional $5/night for non-NYS residents

  • Shelter Reservation Fee
  • $55
  • Vehicle Entry Fee
  • Day Use $6
    After 4PM $4

    Bus Use (Daily)
    Commercial $75
    Non Profit $35

    Toll Booth hours:
    8:00 – 4:00 pm (Non-Peak), 8:00 – 8:00 pm (Non-Peak Weekends),
    8:00 – 8:00 pm (Daily Peak Season 6/21/19 – 9/2/19)


Firewood source maps show a 50-mile radius from which untreated firewood may be moved to this campground. For more information see firewood restrictions.

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Boat Launches
  • Camper Assistance Program
  • Campsites
  • Dockage
  • Dumping Stations
  • Grills
  • Pavilions (Accessible)
  • Picnic Tables (Accessible)
  • Playgrounds
  • Powerboats
  • Showers (Accessible)
  • Tent/Trailer Sites (Accessible)
  • Activities
  • Fishing
  • Hunting