New York’s Largest State Park – Four Seasons of Outdoor Fun
New York’s largest state park, 2373 ASP Rt. 1, Salamanca, New York, offers over 65,000 acres of rugged beauty. Camp, hike, bike, swim, kayak, snowmobile, cross-country ski, fish and hunt in a mixed hemlock and hardwood forest with rolling hills, meadows, ponds, and lakes that attract devoted outdoor enthusiasts year round.
Offering 424 campsites and 375 cabins, the Allegany State Park is a campers’ paradise. The winterized vacation rental cottages and cabins make camping fun in every season. The hiking trails, three lakes, amazing rock formations, guided nature tours, makes the Allegany Region a great place for any family vacation.
The Quaker Area is known for its two lakes and wonderful camping experiences. It offers a sandy beach for swimming, two fishing piers and a canoeing or kayaking access point. An extensive environmental education program is offered at the park.
Red House Lake offers 5 miles of paved bike paths, boat and bike rentals, a sandy beach for swimming, fishing and snowmobiling. In the winter, cross-country ski trails and snowmobile trails offer seasonal outdoor recreational opportunities.
The park is open year round. Vehicle entry fees start at $6 and are collected between 9 am and 4:30 pm. The park is part of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation.
Entrance to the Allegany State Park can be from the south via Interstate Parkway, Bradford, Pennsylvania, and / or via New York Interstate I-86, exit 18.