Joseph Davis State Park


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Joseph Davis State Park


Location:From Buffalo, take I-190 north to last exit (just before bridge into Canada), follow sign for Robert Moses-Fort Niagara and exit at Pletcher Road.
Facilities:Picnic areas (é), picnic pavilions (é), playground, fishing dock, multi-use trails, nature trail, 27-hole disc golf course.
Activities:Fishing, hiking, disc golf, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, hunting (with restrictions).
Special Features:Park has generally flat terrain, with fields, woodland, and ponds. Visitors can catch a variety of fish from a dock on the lower Niagara River or largemouth bass from a pond near the park entrance.
Address:4143 Lower River Rd
Lewiston, NY 14092

Phone:716-754-4596
Web: www.nysparks.com/parks/info.asp?parkId=108
Size: 388 acres.

See other parks in New York.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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In the subdivision plans a series of ponds were to be constructed that would eventually drain the water through a stream running through Joseph Davis State Park and eventually into Four Mile Creek.
What is known is that more than 800 feet of pipe is planned to be installed and connected to a pipe inside Joseph Davis State Park.
But should Wolfgang be able to tie into the planned 800 feet of 24 inch drainage pipe the town plans to install to connect with another larger drainage pipe in the Joseph Davis State Park to solve Riverwalk's swamping problems, it could also solve Wolfgang drainage issues and potentially save the developer considerable money.
That project, still in the works with the town and State Parks, would involve the town utilizing easements in nearby Joseph Davis State Park to connect with outflow conduits that would go under Lower River Road to alleviate drainage."
In previous editions, this publication reported on the failure of recently paved parking lots at Joseph Davis State Park.
The Joseph Davis State Park is under a lease agreement with the Town of Lewiston and managed by a Local Development Corp on behalf of the town.
And that's pretty much how it's been going at the former Joseph Davis State Park, which was taken over by Lewiston following a Reiter-led campaign.
But now another issue looms over Lewiston: The state comptroller's office is auditing the town's activities at Joseph Davis State Park.
Brochey also questions spending at Joseph Davis State Park and the Town's role in its future.
Reiter is under investigation by the FBI and the State Attorney General's office for the possible misuse of town resources including gasoline, picnic tables, use of town equipment on town property and removal of scrap iron at the Joseph Davis State Park, operated by the town.
The Joseph Davis State Park was leased to the Town of Lewiston which now operates and maintains it.