Clayton Municipal Dock (Mary Street Dock)
Directions to the Mary Street Ramp – 800 Mary Street – Clayton, NY
Volunteers will be on the street to help you stage and launch as well as give you direction. Look for the red event staff shirts! They will be working Thursday, 12pm to 6pm and Friday, 9am to 5:30pm.
There is no ramp fee for Poker Run Participants. There will be bright yellow directional signs leading here. The ramp is at the end of Mary Street. If there’s a backup, boats will stage in front of the Wooden Boat Brewery or proceed to the end of the street and turn left before the ramp onto Theresa Street. Go about 200′ and turn right into French Bay Marina. This is also a staging area. Pull back out towards the Boat Museum and back down the ramp.
** THIS YEAR THE BASS MASTER ELITE SERIES FISHING TOURNAMENT IS TAKING PLACE IN CLAYTON DURING THIS TIME. WEIGH-INS ARE AT THE ANTIQUE BOAT MUSEUM BEGINNING AT 3PM ON THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY. THE BOAT MUSEUM IS LOCATED RIGHT NEXT TO THE BOAT RAMP. IF POSSIBLE, PLEASE TRY & PLAN TO LAUNCH YOUR BOAT EITHER BEFORE 3PM OR AFTER 5PM TO HELP WITH THE CONGESTION IN THIS AREA **
Truck / Trailer Parking
*** Please no trailers at the Hotel. Drop your trailer and bring your truck to the Hotel ***
If you plan to arrive early in the week and are waiting until Thursday or Friday to launch, we can park you on secure grounds somewhere overnight. Please contact Bobby Cantwell for specific instructions @ 315-882-3145.
Cerow Recreation Park – 615 East Line Road – Clayton, NY.
This area will be patrolled by local police. Boat trailers can be parked for free in the roped off area on the lawn in front of tennis courts from Wednesday – Sunday. There will also be free boat trailer parking across the street at the Clayton Town Barn, Thursday through Sunday Evening Only.
Host Hotel & Marina
Host Hotel: 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel, 200 Riverside Drive, Clayton NY 13624
DO NOT BRING TRUCKS AND TRAILERS TO THE HOTEL! Trucks only as the parking lot cannot handle the long trailers – you will get jammed up and will not get out.
THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY DOCKING INCLUDED IN ENTRY FEE
If you would like to book additional nights of docking, click on the button below to check availability and make reservations. Please comment in the remarks field that you are in the 1000 Islands Charity Poker Run and the Dockmaster will do their best so you don’t have to move for your stay. CLICK HERE TO MAKE A RESERVATION ONLINE.
Dock Slips: Dock assignments will be given upon your arrival at the event. If you are making reservations prior to the event, the Dockmaster will try to assign you in your slip that you will be in for the weekend. Marina and Event Staff will be making sure everyone is in their proper slip and we will enforce that you are docked where you are supposed to be. The TICPR Committee and/or Harbormaster reserves the right to make changes to slip assignments based on the needs and logistics of the event.
Event Check-In / Registration:
Thursday, 1pm – 5:30pm | Friday, Noon – 7pm
Picton Room at the 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel – 200 Riverside Dr., Clayton, NY
For safety and insurance purposes, we need to make sure that each Captain and all boat passengers are properly registered & checked in. Event Wristbands, (which all participants are required to wear) and t-shirts will not be given to any participant that does not check-in and sign the waiver. Please make sure all your crew members come to the registration table to complete their registration!