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Allegany State Park

2373 ASP, Rte 1, Ste 3, Salamanca, NY 14779
(716) 354-9121
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Ranked #1 of 5 attractions in Salamanca
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: State Parks
Activities: Snowmobiling
Traveler Description: Allegany State Park - Quaker Camping Area - Cain Hollow - Loop A Stayed in Cain Hollow Loop A for two nights recently.  This area of the grounds is a... more »
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Kendall, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

My family and I just completed a winter camping trip to Allegany. We have been there in the summer but wanted to try icefishing the 2 lakes there. We rented a cabin and had a very good time. I was a little upset at the writing and name gouging that was done to the walls of the cabin but it... More

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Henrietta, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

The sights at this Historic NYS park can be breathtaking. Fall is one of the more popular times though the park is active throughout the year. Ski trails to great trout fishing onto white water rafting. The friendliness of the staff will make your stay even more pleasurable. Affordable cabin rates or RV parking can make your stay affordable. Bird... More

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Alden, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Nice trails to walk in the park....most are not dog friendly for the terrain is rocky, uphill. Cabins are rustic but well worth the bargain price.

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

A beautiful park, a must see, if in the area. Ran a xc, run. Stunning views! ..................................

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Saegertown, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Such a pretty lake surrounded by hills and woodlands! Enjoyed the Tornado area hike, Thunder Rock area and Stone Tower; would have liked history plaques at TR & ST. Good lunch at Administration Bldg. with older, but very nicely done animal exhibits. Lots of rustic cabins to rent and horse trails. A beautiful park to not only enjoy the many... More

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Wildwood, New Jersey
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142 reviews 142 reviews
20 attraction reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We spent one full day driving a planned route through some of the major sites of the forest near Bradford, and it was just lovely. A couple of small hikes, a stop to eat, and before we knew it, it was dark. Next time we will allow at least two days. Breathtaking views and nice locals.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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241 reviews 241 reviews
85 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Although nice to look at, the camping facility is a bit run-down. The campground does not have an adequate number of wash houses for the number of campsites. What is there is not in good repair. They are in need of renovation. The boat area has a miniature golf course that is in ruins. Apparently the lake has algae blooms,... More

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Rochester
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

For some R and R, visit this lake, jump on a paddle boat and see nothing but nature and do a little fishing. We didn't catch anything, but still had an awesome time and the kids did too. Also visit the lodge that was built in 1928 that is on the back side of the lake and has a nice... More

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New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Second largest state park in NY, 2 lakes, hiking, camping, scenery galore, both winter and summer. Great cross country skiing in winter, canoeing, swimming , hiking and camping, not to mention great picnic areas and summer programs. Check out the gorgeous administration building..gift shop, etc. Close to Salamanca and Casino, Ellicottville and restaurants. Really beautiful place to enjoy nature.

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Rochester, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We did 2 short hikes and saw a mother black bear and her 2 babies on the 2nd one. We also swam in the lake, which had a beach and lifeguards.

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