Allegany State Park


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Allegany State Park


Location:Allegany includes two recreational areas: the Quaker area is off I-86/Route 17 (Southern Tier Expressway) at Exit 18; the Red House area is off Exits 19 and 20.
Facilities:424 campsites (including tent and trailer sites; @di), 375 cabins (@di; 150 are winterized), 3 group camps, 8 vacation rental cottages (7 @di at the Quaker area), showers, picnic areas (é), pavilions (é), playgrounds, playing fields, tennis courts, food concessions (é), hiking trails, nature trail, bridle path, mountain bike trails, paved bike paths, cross-country skiing trails, groomed snowmobile trails (90 miles), beaches, boat launches, boat rentals, bike rentals, museums, gift shops.
Activities:Camping, boating (including powerboats), canoeing, fishing (é), hunting (é), swimming, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, tennis, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, ice fishing, bird watching, recreation and nature programs (é), scenic views (é).
Special Features:Park is the largest in New York's state park system, with two developed areas: The Red House area is known for its historic Tudor-style Administration Building, which houses a natural history museum. The Quaker area features two lakes as well as an old Quaker store that has been restored and now houses a park museum. Exhibits in the museum document the history of Allegany State Park and orient visitors to the park's unique features and attractions.
Address:2373 ASP, Rt 1, Suite 3
Salamanca, NY 14779

Phone:716-354-9121
Web: nysparks.state.ny.us/parks/info.asp?parkId=91
Size: 64,800 acres.

See other parks in New York.
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In addition to the new bike racks, the vehicles will also offer Empire Passports, giving Zipcar members complimentary access to more than 50 New York State Parks including the Jones Beach State Park on Long Island, Niagara Falls State Park and Allegany State Park.
Western New York may be best known for Niagara Falls or the Buffalo Bills, but Allegany State Park has held its own for 75 years as an outstanding natural area.
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New York's attractions span landmarks such as Niagara Falls, the Empire State Building and Allegany State Park to treasures like the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown and the Museum of Glass in Corning.
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