Thousand Islands National Park

Thousand Islands National Park

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VISIT Thousand Islands National Park:

Park Details

Thousand Islands National Park was established in 1914, and has a total area of 5,760 acres (9 square miles, or 23 square kilometers).

Address
Phone613-923-5261
HoursClosed for winter
Entrance FeeDaily parking ~$8
Learn MoreOfficial Website

When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation

We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Thousand Islands National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Thousand Islands National Park is.

Our data shows the best months to visit Thousand Islands National Park are June, July, August & May.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Park Visitsdata unavailable
Precipitation786782918179665677859584
Avg Temp293039546675797871584634
Max Temp464360748186898984756448
Avg Temp131423364756616052423222
Min Temp-11-10-122314249463627170
Temperature values in °F; Precipitation in Inches

Thousand Islands National Park Road Trips

Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Thousand Islands National Park is visited.

Trip NameTrip MilesTrip Days
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Other Nearby National Park Sites

From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Thousand Islands National Park.

NameDistance
Fort Stanwix National Monument133 km
Harriet Tubman National Historical Park167 km
Women's Rights National Historical Park174 km
Bruce Peninsula National Park187 km
Saratoga National Historical Park239 km
Rouge National Urban Park266 km
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site285 km
Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park285 km
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site285 km
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site302 km

Nearest Ski Resorts

For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Thousand Islands National Park:

NameLocationSummitDifficulty ScoreDistance
Mount PakenhamPakenham, ON719 ft26%112 km
Calabogie PeaksCalabogie, ON1,266 ft36%122 km
Camp FortuneChelsea, QC650 ft38%129 km
Batawa Ski HillBatawa, ON262 ft38%133 km
McCauley MountainCold Brook, NY2,260 ft36%136 km
CortinaBaldwinsville, NY2,650 ft23%136 km
Mont CascadesCantley, QC1,286 ft35%138 km
VorlageWakefield, QC787 ft33%144 km
Sommet EdelweissWakefield, QC1,148 ft32%144 km
BrantlingSodus, NY850 ft32%159 km

Nearest Airports

When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Thousand Islands National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.

Large Airports

A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Thousand Islands National Park.

NameCodeCityDistance
Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International AirportYOWOttawa, ON110 km
Syracuse Hancock International AirportSYRSyracuse, NY138 km
Montreal / Pierre Elliott Trudeau International AirportYULMontréal, QC214 km
Buffalo Niagara International AirportBUFBuffalo, NY273 km
Lester B. Pearson International AirportYYZToronto, ON303 km
Newark Liberty International AirportEWRNew York, NJ432 km
LaGuardia AirportLGANew York, NY432 km
Medium Airports

A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Thousand Islands National Park.

NameCodeCityDistance
Watertown International AirportARTWatertown, NY40 km
Kingston Norman Rogers AirportYGKKingston, ON53 km
Massena International Richards FieldMSSMassena, NY109 km
Ottawa / Gatineau AirportYNDGatineau, QC134 km
Adirondack Regional AirportSLKSaranac Lake, NY139 km
Greater Rochester International AirportROCRochester, NY194 km
Plattsburgh International AirportPBGPlattsburgh, NY199 km

Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.