It’s natural beauty that keeps families coming back to the 1000 Islands year after year. Active visitors flock to the 1000 Islands to experience the vast woods and water.
More than 15 New York State Parks dot Lake Ontario, the St. Lawrence River and several islands. In Canada, the parks of the St. Lawrence is a chain of historic and recreation sites found along the river. Comprised of 21 different islands in the St. Lawrence River and three mainland properties on the 1000 Islands Parkway, the Thousand Islands National Park is one of the oldest national parks in Canada.
Cyclists and motorcycle riders love the slow pace of the open roads that run along our shorelines while cross-country skiers and hikers take advantage of numerous trails in public parks and maintained by nature conservancies. Experienced fishing guides and charter captains make catching – and eating – freshwater fish a reality for most.
Get a different perspective of the great outdoors at the new Skywood Eco Adventure Park in Mallorytown was built to be Ontario’s largest zip line and treetop adventure park. Skywood is a thrilling adventure for all. Kids can even join in the fun at scaled-back portions designed with little ones in mind. On the U.S. side of the 1000 Islands, get your adrenaline going at the new Spencer Valley Zip Lines near Redwood. Spencer Valley opened for its first full season of operation in 2016.