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Wilson Hill Boat Launch to Reopen May 18

Jill Chamberlain, NYPA
315-764-0226, ext. 300 
Mel Fitchette, Robert Moses State Park

April 18, 2007


MASSENA—The Wilson Hill boat launch will reopen on Friday, May 18 with several new features, the New York Power Authority and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced Wednesday. 

Renovations include expanded pavement at the entrance and on approaches to the launch area, a public toilet facility, and expanded gravel parking for vehicles and trailers.  Area landscaping will be carried out once these improvements are complete.  A new loading dock will be installed after the May 18 reopening. 

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