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Ogdensburg

Ogdensburg, NY

Visit Ogdensburg, New York

The City of Ogdensburg is located in St. Lawrence County at the upper left corner of New York State along the beautiful St. Lawrence River. It was founded in 1749 by French Jesuit missionary Abbe Francois Picquet to convert Native Americans to Christianity and turn them against the British. The final battle of the French & Indian War which handed control of North America to Great Britain was fought here. Ogdensburg, a port city on the St. Lawrence river, is home to Frederic Remington Art Museum that focuses on the life and works of the great American Western artist, Frederic Remington.

A Waterfront City

If you're keen to enjoy activities on the water, from fishing to boating to swimming, Ogdensburg is a great location to visit. It's also a great hub to visit Canada with the bridge just minutes from the city center.

Things to Do in Ogdensburg & Nearby Surrounds

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Visit the Frederic Remington Art Museum

New Events All Year

Check out original sculpture, paintings, drawings and more. Don't miss the annual haunted house and summer BBQ's either!

Eat, Drink, & Enjoy the View

Waterfront Dining and Local Specialties

Check out the local marina for lunch or dinner or grab something to go and have a picnic with a view of the St. Lawrence River and Canada.

Walk the Maple City Trail

Suitable for All Ages

Walk along the St. Lawrence River and the Oswegatchie. Go as far as you like along the paved trails.

Shop Local Goods

Handmade Amish and Artisans Products

Check out Amish-made goods and artisan wares at Pickens Hall. They also stock fresh cheese curd and specialty chocolates made on site.

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Day Trip: Ogdensburg

 Explore Ogdensburg for a Day How to Get There:  From due south, take Route 68, Route 812 or Route 37 North. From due north (Canada), cross the border in Prescott, Ontario. General Idea Ogdensburg might appear to be an unassuming town, but don’t be fooled because it’s filled with hidden gems if you know where to look.  Home to some of the best freshwater fishing in the country with a one-mile span of seaway separating the United States from Canada, the mighty St. Lawrence River is a source of pride and joy for locals. On the food front, our local eateries serve up both classic dishes and…

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Where to Eat, Stay, & Play

Where to Shop

Browse through unique, family-owned shops for handcrafted wares and artisan goods.

Check Out Ogdensburg's Local Shops

Where to Eat & Drink

Ogdensburg has a range of restaurants, eateries, cafes and bars with local and international cuisine options.

Browse Ogdensburg Restaurants

Where to Stay

Need a place to stay while visiting Ogdensburg? Check out these local options!

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Ogdensburg Weather Forecast

Explore More of Our St. Lawrence County Regions

With the mighty St. Lawrence River to the north, the Adirondack Park to the south, and our rich river valley in the center of it all, you'll discover a wide variety of activities & opportunities in New York's north country.

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