1000 Islands / Association Island KOA
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Rediscover the Beauty of Historic Association Island!

Located in Lake Ontario and the 1000 Islands region, Association Island (accessible by bridge) has a long history as a corporate retreat for GE, a YMCA center and an Olympic sailing center. Now the entire 65-acre island is a KOA, with 300 sites (all full hookups) with 50-amp electric. Enjoy this KOA's beautiful marina with its own boat launch, on-site fishing, kayaks and a rental pontoon boat. Take advantage of the pool, basketball 1/2 court and shuffleboard courts, a Jump Pad, laundry and bath-house facilities. Thursdays to Saturdays, we have a Pizza kitchen. On site Fishing Charters available. The activities center and conference center are ideal for special events, including weddings. The most popular sites are on the lakefront. Families love the two-bedroom lakefront cottages. This is a gated campground; call in advance for a late arrival.  Max pull thru: 90 feet. Your hosts: the Shim family.

For US postal service mail,  Fedex , or UPS : 15530 Snowshoe Rd, Henderson, NY 13650, and
please add "Attn: (your name, reservation number)".

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Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 90' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pool (5/24 - 9/2)
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Kamping Kitchen
  • Fishing
  • Firewood ($)
  • Dog Park
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KOA Value Kard Rewards Program

Do more of what you love - camping - and reap the rewards when you join KOA's Value Kard Rewards program! From camping discounts at KOA campgrounds to additional savings offers from our partners, you can quickly see how the $30 pays for itself and more!

Exlusive Benefits:

  • 10%* off your daily registration rate all year long at 500 KOA Campgrounds throughout North America
  • Rewards points that accumulate for cash off future KOA camping stays
  • Free** night of camping during Value Kard Rewards Appreciation Weekend at participating KOAs
  • Access to thousands of coupons through the KOA coupon savings program.
  • ...and Much more!

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VKR Appreciation Weekend

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WHEN: September 13-14, 2019

WHAT: Value Kard Rewards members stay as a paying guest on Friday, September 13 at any participating KOA campground and get Saturday, September 14 for FREE.

WHY: VKR Appreciation Weekend is designed exclusively for Value Kard Rewards members to say thanks for your loyalty and for trusting your camping memories to us. On this late-summer weekend, we gather to celebrate friends, family and fun in the great outdoors we all adore.

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Local Area

Fishing Charters

Hire Rodfather Fishing Charters,  Located on Association Island,  for some amazing Lake Ontario sports fishing. Go for the big trophy fish: king salmon, walleye, bass, steelhead, lake and brown trout, etc. Book May to June for steelhead, May to July for brown trout, May to early August for lake trout, May and August for trophy walleye, late June to July for hot zone king salmon, mid-August thru September for king salmon during the staging period. Call 1-800-393-4189 to reserve your day!

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Boating and Sailing

Lake Ontario provides thrilling boating experiences for speed boats and sailing boats and windsurfing. In the early to mid 1970's, Association Island was the training facility for the US Sailing Team and was the center of numerous national and international sailing and windsurfing competitions, particularly leading up to the 1976 Montreal Olympics. As one of the Great Lakes, be prepared for fast-changing wind and wave conditions. Less experienced boaters should stay in the calmer Henderson Bay side of Association Island. Association Island does not yet rent out any motor boats or sailboats. Several of the local marinas rent out boats, but availability is limited so you should make plans well in advance. Also, there are several local licensed captains who will provide boat tours of Henderson Bay by the hour or half-day.

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Robert G Wehle State Park

Robert G. Wehle State Park is the region's newest park, and is located 3 miles from Association Island. The former estate of Mr. Wehle, the park boasts 1,100 acres and over 17,000 ft of spectacular Lake Ontario shoreline. Available are over 10 miles of hiking/mountain biking trails, tennis court, picnicking. Hunting is allowed in designated areas during the season.

5182 State Park Road

Henderson, NY 13650

315-938-5302

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Local Golf Courses

There are several public golf courses nearby, including: Bedford Creek (Executive Course) in Sackets Harbor, Adams Country Club (9-holes) in Adams, The Elms Gold Club (18-holes, 6087 yards, slope 110, 68 USGA rating), Ives Hill Country Club in Watertown (18-holes, 6646 yards, slope 123, 71.7 USGA rating). Please contact them directly for tee times and availability.

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