Allegany State Park(redirected from Allegheny State Park)
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
Size: 64,800 acres.
See other parks in New York.
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