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Allegany State Park

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Address: 2373 Asp Route 1 Ste 3, Salamanca, NY 14779-9756
Phone Number: (716) 354-9121

The largest state park in New York that offers hiking trails and camping.

The largest state park in New York that offers hiking trails and camping.

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Gorgeous State Park in any season

If you want to stay in a cabin, there are many options with varying levels of amenities, but you'll need to plan ahead to get a reservation. As a day visitor, you pay a very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Pennsylvania, US
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Pennsylvania, US
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466 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to stay in a cabin, there are many options with varying levels of amenities, but you'll need to plan ahead to get a reservation. As a day visitor, you pay a very modest entry fee and can enjoy the trails, boat rentals, summer swimming, winter snow activities, and scenic beauty everywhere. The Administration building has a restaurant,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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125 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A gorgeous, well-maintained state park. An absolutely beautiful place to bike, hike, or canoe/kayak. Bike and boat rentals are available (though i think only on weekends during the fall), but even a hike is lovely. Lots of trails and bike paths. Free admission to the park, parking was plentiful and there were many barbeques and picnic benches throughout the area... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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201 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first trip to the park during the summer. We took the Red House exit off the highway and we were in the park very quickly. All the roads are well maintained and marked. First we visited the ranger station at Red House, which used to be a grand hotel. It now serves as gift shop, ranger station,... More 

Thank George N
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was raised on the border of this NYS Park and so it is special to me, but nostalgia aside, the Park has undergone many positive upgrades and changes but remains a marvelous place to hike,camp or just day dream. Many natural sites, wildlife opportunities and great vistas.

Jamestown, New York
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Went to the Allegany State Park on 9/16/16 to get photos of sweet water springs. The visitor center was nice and clean and the staff was very helpful. Then went to thunder rocks. The road to get to thunder rocks Is rough so please drive slow.

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Limestone, New York
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I camped on the Ryan trail cabin 7, in June 2016 with my Doberman, just her and I. The cabin is an older one with a lot of love graffiti carved or written on the walls. Because it is older it was actually interesting reading who was in love with whom at that time and wondering who of them are... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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195 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I get the opportunity to see many beautiful state parks around the country when I travel for work, and this was one of the best. The park was very well maintained, and there were amazing views in all directions!

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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We just finished up a great week of family vacation at ASP. We have a 3-year-old and a 6-year-old, and we stayed in a cabin with electricity, stove and refrigerator. Cabins We stayed in one of the Anderson cabins, in the Red House area. The cabins are very sturdy and snug, one room with the small kitchen area and four... More 

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Canal Winchester, Ohio
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Started off with having to pay a vehicle fee even though I paid for a cabin. Lady at gate was less than courteous when I tried to explain my situation. We then decide to enjoy the beach area. We are there less than 2 minutes and my dog ends up getting a fish hook embedded past the barb. I'm not... More 

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West Seneca, New York
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Had a cottage for a week and enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere. The park is beautiful and well maintained. The only problem was a handicapped cottage with adaronack chairs. They just don't go together. Handicapped people can not get out of them. Someone made a big mistake there. Also my husband uses a scooter and could not get up the ramp... More 

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