1000 Islands / Association Island KOA

     


Henderson Harbor, New York
Phone: (800) 393-4189

Sites: 305
Recent Rate: $35 7/2014


Latitude: 43.8929443787114
Longitude: -76.2176513671875

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites
  • Big Rig Access
  • Tent Camping
  • Restrooms (Plumbed)
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • $0.00 Shower Fee
  • Laundry Facilities
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee
  • Dump Station
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee
  • Propane Available
  • Firewood Available
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts
  • Water Spigot
  • Picnic Shelter
  • RV Wash
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee
  • Corral
  • Landing Strip
  • Overflow Parking
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP)
  • Electric (50 AMP)
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • WiFi
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee
  • Cellular Phone Service
  • Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup
  • Phone
  • Central Modem
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.)
  • Pool Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Playground
  • Pet Area
  • yes-lake Waterfront
  • Clubhouse
  • Camp Store
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Business Center
  • Group Camping
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Group Kitchen
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Concierge Services
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s)
  • Recreation Room
  • Gym/Workout Facilities
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Marina
  • Boat Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Bike Path(s)
  • Bike Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Spa
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Volley Ball
  • Sports Field
  • Arcade Games
  • Live Entertainment
  • Amphitheatre
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf
  • Billiards
  • Ping Pong
  • Lake
  • Pond
  • River
  • Creek
  • Ocean
  • Water Park
  • Casino

Review Details

Ratings overview

66 Reviews

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Slittle

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

We registered online with KOA;, however, when we arrived they told us they wouldn't honor the space we reserved. We had wanted a lake view and that seemed possible seeing as though it was an island. The young man working the desk was kind and wanted to please us, but the older grumpy man must have outranked him. We ended up in a corner space that had an abandoned building on one side and a stand of unkempt trees behind us. It felt like we were outcasts. The mayflies are bad and get into everything! As far as food and supplies, bring it in with you, because there is nothing nearby! However, it was one of the most beautiful places we've ever stayed. We camped at 1000 Islands / Association Island KOA in a Tent Trailer.

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illini777

Review Count: 163
States Visited: 41
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

Campsites were level and hookups were in the right location. Rain made this campground a pond with mosquitoes and mayflies everywhere. Sunsets were great. Location is pretty but for the price it's not worth it. We camped here in a 40' motorhome. We camped at 1000 Islands / Association Island KOA in a Motorhome.

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DrLewie

Review Count: 122
States Visited: 47
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

The only reason I didn't rate this park a 10 is that I try to reserve that perfect score for perfection. This campground comes close. This is a newly designated KOA with a long and varied history. Gravel sites are wide and roomy. There's a view of the lake from virtually everywhere. Bath houses are clean and modern. If you are into boating and water sports, this island, with its marina, would be heaven. The few downsides: Cable at our site didn't work -- off air stations were reasonably strong. Wi-Fi was OK, but I used my 4G cellular data service most of the time. Depending on the time of year you are here the bugs and Canada geese can be annoying. But heck, its an island. This is our second visit here, the first was in pre-KOA days, and we would definitely come back again. This is a true destination RV park. We camped at 1000 Islands / Association Island KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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kegmaster

Review Count: 56
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a good park for fishing and boating. Sites were level. Wifi average to poor. Cable fair. Watertown shopping 25 min away. On the first morning we were engulfed by thousands of may flies. When I asked about them I was given a sheet that also included the Canadian geese info and advised against walking on the grass to avoid their dropping. Also advised about the smell from the lake. WE did not have the smell but lots of bugs and geese. We camped at 1000 Islands / Association Island KOA in a Motorhome.

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Scooter & Crew

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $60.00
Overall Rating:      

This must be a great spot for IN SEASON time. We were not there at that time. Don't get me wrong . This place is great just to sit relax and watch the lake. The sunsets are fabulous. The sunrise and great also. Sitting at a fire watching the sun go down is relaxing. When we arrived we were greeted by a goose, and hundreds of their friends. You know what a goose can do--I mean doo-doo on the ground. It's everywhere. In defense of the KOA, it's the location and the time of year. This place was literally empty. With a crowd the geese would not be there....I don't think. Don't miss the boat ride and the town at Alexandria Bay. Millionaires row is a site of opulence in another generation. The food and bars are great too. We camped at 1000 Islands / Association Island KOA in a Motorhome.

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Rick and Cathy

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

Great campground. Friendly staff. Wonderful views of Lake Ontario. Be warned about camping in May, the mayflies are terrible. Will be back but not in May next time. We camped at 1000 Islands / Association Island KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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Don A

Review Count: 34
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

The rate reflects an out of season discount prior to the park closing 15 October for the winter. Both the Wi-FI and cable worked well. The setting is an island one mile into Lake Ontario is has exceptional views from just about every site. Because of the distance from shopping, the ability and desire to remain in the park for your activities would be helpful. Though I would certainly stay here again, I would not be willing to pay their normal rates. We camped at 1000 Islands / Association Island KOA in a Motorhome.

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Road Train

Review Count: 43
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

If you’re traveling down Interstate 81 and need a stop, or if you’re looking for a destination, this is a wonderful place to stay. This large gated park is on a peninsula surrounded by Lake Ontario complete with its own marina. This is a great place if you’re a Class A of any size because the water front lots that surround the park are all pull-ins so your windshield looks out over the water, beautiful! The park has two sides, sunrise and sunset, both are equally nice. The road around the grounds is hard packed gravel with no sharp turns or close trees and easy in and out level gravel sites. Trees line the waters edge and some are scattered thru out the park but few will block your satellite dish. A farm house was converted into bathrooms, showers, laundry, TV room, game room, and play room, all clean and well maintained. Sprint phone and 3G worked well. Free park WI-FI was slow and limited, but you can pay a small fee for faster Internet. Staff was friendly and helpful. We pulled our 40ft Class A with 4 slides into a lake front spot that had lots of room to spread out in and enjoy the water just remember, you’re on lake Ontario, so never leave your awning out unattended. The park also has a lot of rec facilities and hosts functions. We camped at 1000 Islands / Association Island KOA in a Motorhome.

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Linda VA2

Review Count: 37
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $68.00
Overall Rating:      

After a recommendation from several campers on the RV.net, we reserved 4 nights and possibly 5 at this campground. We were so surprised with the gorgeous views of Lake Ontario and the Harbor. This place is wonderful. Cable very good, views amazing, hookups were good, too. I would return here anytime and recommend it highly. We camped at 1000 Islands / Association Island KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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RuthM

Review Count: 17
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $70.00
Overall Rating:      

Great campground. We had site H22 on the sunrise side that was large and had a beautiful view. Had originally requested a sunset view but after arriving and walking around, we are really glad we got the sunrise. Sites were more quiet and the bad odor others have mentioned was not on the H site area at all. We only stayed 4 nights but plan to spend at least a week or two next summer. Close enough to Sackets Harbor to go for great meals, especially Tin Pan Galley with their delicious, HUGE breakfasts. The stuffed French Toast is a must. Back to the campground: this is a beautiful campground on an island all to itself surrounded by Lake Ontario. We camped at 1000 Islands / Association Island KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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macandphyl

Review Count: 48
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $62.00
Overall Rating:      

The waterfront sites are very nice, especially the sunrise side, which is a little less frenetic. Views are superb of Lake Ontario. Interior sites are treeless and tight. Great if you have a boat. Cable has terrible reception, but over the air broadcasts are good from Watertown and Syracuse. Wi-Fi is horrible, slowest I have ever seen, and it costs extra. Paved roads, gravel sites and grass. It is a special place out on an island in the lake. Association Island has a unique history as well. I'd go back if in the area. We camped at 1000 Islands / Association Island KOA in a Motorhome.

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hoojs12840

Review Count: 25
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

Average. At check I asked if they had more than one site to choose from. I was told they were busy. Stayed all weekend at least 1/3 of the sites remained empty the whole time. They had a guide lead us to our site, but he paid no attention to what he was doing smoking a cigar, leading us down the road around vehicles we could not pass without driving off the road. The site we were given had our awning 3.5ft from our neighbors sewer connection. We called and asked for another site we saw open and they said that was OK. No organized activities other than a live band Sat night that was not announced. We just heard it. The pool was nice. The sites looked fairly level, but some would need leveling. Your site choice will make or break the stay. It's along Lake Ontario so it had beautiful views and sites on the water, but odd hook ups with sewer on both sides and electric on the passenger side. So depending on how your neighbor positioned their unit you could be camping with them. The mayflies where bad, huge swarms, but they don't bite or land on you, just watch walking or riding and talking or you could get a mouth full. We camped at 1000 Islands / Association Island KOA in a Travel Trailer.

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Captart

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

We have been staying here for most of the last 7 years. Usually for 2 weeks ever since the made a effort alter the sites to allow backing in of trailers. This year they went out of there way to provide great service in the form of weed removal so we could have access to the water behind our fifth wheel camper. This campground is wonderful as far as we are concerned and would recommend it to anyone especially if the like water views and access. We camped at 1000 Islands / Association Island KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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Voyageurs

Review Count: 30
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Overall, we quite enjoyed this park. The roads and sites are wide, though the sites could use some levelling. No problem setting up a dining tent, which was a requirement. They don't tell you about the swarms of Mayflies. Maybe it's just at this time of the year. They don't bite, but they are a pest. Grandkids had a ball on the bouncer. This was opening weekend, and perhaps that's why the grass seriously needed cutting. This park has the potential to be world-class. With recent KOA affiliation, perhaps that's what it will become. We camped at 1000 Islands / Association Island KOA in a Motorhome.

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RichardB1952

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Our rate reflects Seasonal rate. We have been here for 8 years and always look forward to getting back. Most sites are large enough to accommodate large RVs. Views are spectacular on the lake. A lot of bugs but they don't bite. Sites are not always level and are gravel. Being on the lake, it can get pretty windy. It became a KOA about two years ago and the number of campers has greatly increased. Most lake sites are taken during the weekends, so if that is your preference, you will want to book ahead of time. Kayaking, boating, pool, fishing, kids activities. Eagles, Osprey, blue herons are seen regularly. Pretty unique campground. We camped at 1000 Islands / Association Island KOA in a Fifth Wheel.

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