Power & Play: Enjoy the Power Generation Journey in a Dramatic Setting at the Hawkins Point Visitors Center

The Frank S. McCullough, Jr. Hawkins Point Visitors Center and Boat Launch at the St. Lawrence-FDR Project offers panoramic views of the Power Project and interactive exhibits that let you experience and understand hydropower and electricity. Adjacent to Hawkins Point on Barnhart Island is Robert Moses State Park, which offers wooded campsites and cabins, a marina and boat launch, some of the best fishing in the Northeast, picnic areas, a swimming beach, tennis courts and a nature center.

Hawkins Point Visitors Center 21 Hawkins Point Rd. Massena, NY, 13662

315-764-0226, Ext. 7163202 or 800-262-NYPA

Open 7 days a week, except certain holidays 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

While the enormous hydro power plant outside generates power for millions, you can generate your own power with your legs on our cycle generator.
Invented in 1929, the Van de Graaff machine is still used to generate particle and x-ray beams in nuclear medicine and other applications. The one at Hawkins Point just makes your hair stand on end—which is a lot more fun.
The St. Lawrence is one of earth's great bodies of water. Our terrain exhibit charts its course from Ogdensburg to Massena.

The Experience at Hawkins Point

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