De Veaux Woods State Park

De Veaux Woods State Park

Quick Facts

De Veaux Woods State Park

New York

(716) 284-4691

Map Directions

Things To Do

Overview

De Veaux Woods State Park has two ball diamonds, a playground, nature trails through a meadow and Old Growth Woods, and a path that leads across the Robert Moses Parkway to Whirlpool State Park with access to the Niagara gorge trail system. 

 

Map of De Veaux Woods (NY)

Latitude, Longitude: 43.119215, -79.057425

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Activities

  • Bicycling

    Throughout the park, bicycling is permitted on the trails. Go ahead, pack a picnic and bring the family for an afternoon on the trail!

  • Hunting

    Hunting is not permitted.

  • Picnicking

    Picnic grounds are available for public use, as well as playgrounds and two baseball diamonds. The park is open year round, from dawn to dusk and restroom facilities are available mid-April through late October.

  • Winter Sports

    Cross-country skiing is permitted on trails throughout the park, and when weather permits, an ice skating rink is opened for public use. The rink is equipped with lights for evening skating. Visitors must bring their own skates.

Seasonality/Weather

For information about local area weather, please visit: http://www.weather.com/weather/today/14303.

Directions

Driving

Off Robert Moses Parkway, 2 miles northwest of Niagara Falls, Exit on Findlay. Take Findlay up to Lewiston, turn left, go 1/8 mile to the park entrance.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(716) 284-4691

Links

Comments

Dear Ranger, I don't know where you got your information about DeVaux Woods State Park near the rim of the Niagara gorge--and the features you mention are interesting, but the most important one isn't mentioned at all: the acres of Old Growth Forest after which the park is named. The "trail" you mention leading across a parkway to Whirlpool State Park is some white marks painted onto the blacktop. Whirlpool Park, incidently, used to be part of the Old Growth, until brush was torn out & it was made into a "trees & lawn" park....part of it should be allowed to return to Old Growth. 

There is very large grassroots support for removing about 5 miles of this parkway, all 4 lanes, and restoring the forests & wildflower meadows that once graced the Niagara Gorge rim. Walking and bicycle trails would wind through this natural landscape. Please visit www.niagaraheritage.org to learn more & to add your voice to those who want the parkway removed.