Discover Waddington, NY!
Escape the rush and hassle of big-city living and join us for a relaxing
vacation in Waddington! Enjoy the beauty and tradition the region has to
St. Lawrence River
Waddington overlooks the St. Lawrence
River and St. Lawrence Seaway. View ships passing by from all over the
world. We are just minutes from Eisenhower Lock Visitors Center in
nearby Massena. Boat launches offer easy access to prime spots for a
wide range of local sport-fishing opportunities. Or just enjoy the view
along one of the world’s largest and most picturesque rivers.
Waddington offers a wide variety of recreational and cultural
opportunities. The Waddington Recreation Commission offers swimming
lessons at the Waddington Town Beach; figure skating, ice skating and
youth hockey programs at Donald Martin Civic Center; aerobics, ballet
and much more. Young children will enjoy the downtown playground
overlooking the St. Lawrence River.
Waddington Town Beach
One of the most beautiful and well-kept town parks in northern New
York, located right on the St. Lawrence River. The Waddington Town Beach
offers a beach house, picnic facilities, swimming, outdoor basketball, a
children’s play area and more. Great for family gathering or just a
day at the beach!
Waddington has considerable recreational facilities available at
Whitaker Park, fronting the St. Lawrence River, along State Route
37. Visitors can enjoy outdoor tennis and basketball courts,
softball and baseball diamonds, arena facilities at the Donald Martin
Civic Center, a playground, a boat launch, fishing facilities, docks,
picnic tables and grills. Handicapped accessible.
Moore Historical Museum
Waddington’s heritage comes alive at the Moore Historical Museum on
Main Street. Artifacts, exhibits and documentation trace Waddington’s
history from its earliest beginnings, through its transition during the St.
Lawrence Seaway development era, to Waddington in the 21st century.
Visit during regular hours or by appointment.
Waddington, once named "Hamilton" for America’s first
Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton, has several historically
significant sites, including Whitehouse Bay, location of the only
Council of War ever held in the region; and St. Paul’s Episcopal
Church, the oldest church building in all of northern New York.
Coles Creek State Park is located along the St. Lawrence River, four
miles east of Waddington along Route 37, and 15 miles west of Massena.
Enjoyable state campgrounds situated along the nation’s "Fourth
Biking and Jogging Trail
Along the River Road within view of the St. Lawrence River.
More than 500 miles of groomed snowmobile trails are maintained for
public use by the St. Lawrence County Snowmobile Association.
The Waddington Sportsman’s Club sponsors several events each year,
including those related to fishing and hunting.
Nearby to Other
The St. Lawrence Seaway and Power Authority Visitors Center, the
Thousand Islands, the world-renowned Frederic Remington Art Museum,
Adirondack Mountains and Wilderness Region, Olympic venues at Lake
Placid, and prime Canadian destinations such as Ottawa, Montreal and
Toronto are an easy day trip for sightseeing and recreational interests.
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