Lake Erie State Park

Lake Erie State Park

Quick Facts

Lake Erie State Park

New York

(716) 792-9214

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Things To Do

Overview

High bluffs overlooking Lake Erie provide a breathtaking view for the visitor to Lake Erie State Park. Lake Erie features a shoreline covering over three quarters of a mile bordering the shallowest of the Great Lakes. Whether camping in one of the 97 campsites or one of the 10 cabins offered at this park, the magnificent scenery will capture your attention. Day users can enjoy the picnic areas with shelters, playgrounds and hiking trails that are available to the cross-country skiers during the winter months. Lake Erie State Park is recognized as an excellent place for locating rare migratory birds following the lakes edge. Swimming not permitted.

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Map of Lake Erie (NY)

Latitude, Longitude: 42.423765, -79.433001

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Activities

  • Bicycling

    There are bicycle paths that wander alongside Lake Erie before heading through the campsites and around the park.

  • Camping

    Whether camping in one of the 97 campsites or one of the 10 cabins offered at this park, the magnificent scenery will capture your attention. Facilities include accessible comfort stations (showers), a playground, recreation programs, and a camper assistance programs.

  • Fishing

    Fishing is permitted in Lake Erie State Park.

  • Hiking

    High bluffs overlooking Lake Erie provide a breathtaking view for the visitor to Lake Erie State Park. Lake Erie features a shoreline covering over three quarters of a mile bordering the shallowest of the Great Lakes. Lake Erie State Park is recognized as an excellent place for locating rare migratory birds following the lakes edge

  • Picnicking

    Beach, pavilions, playground, food, picnic tables

  • RVing

    You are sure to enjoy the sun setting across Lake Erie from the comfort of your campsite. Shaded tent and trailer sites are plentiful in Lake Erie State Park. Facilities include accessible comfort stations (showers), dumping stations, recreation programs, and a camper assistance program.

  • Winter Sports

    The hiking trails are available to the cross-country skiers during the winter months. Snowmobiling is also permitted. Pets are not allowed on cross-country ski trails.

Seasonality/Weather

For information about local area weather, please visit: http://www.weather.com/weather/today/14716.

Directions

Driving

West on the NYS Thruway (I-90): Take exit 59 to Route 60 north. Left on Route 5. Park is located 5 miles west of Dunkirk, New York. East on the NYS Thruway (I-90): Take exit 60 to Route 394 north. Right on Route 5. Park is located 8.5 miles from Westfield, New York.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(716) 792-9214

Campground reservations

(800) 456-2267

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