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Allegany Travel Region

Allegany State Park - Quaker Area- Allegany State Park's 65,000 acres is known for its primitive forested valleys, un-glaciated landscape, fall leaves,wildlife, mountains, meadows, and sparkling waters. Thousands visit this park year-round to enjoy the abundant outdoor opportunities.
Allegany State Park - Red House- Allegany State Park is a mixture of hardwood forest, rolling hills, mountains, meadows, and sparkling waters. Thousands visit this park year-round to enjoy the abundant outdoor opportunities.
Lake Erie State Park- Viewing scenery and viewing migrations are two popular recreations at this park which is located along the sprawling shores of Lake Erie.
Long Point on Lake Chautauqua State Park- Long Point on Lake Chautauqua is a moraine which is a natural deposit left at the end of a glacier. The well-known fishing area has a mixed forest that is laced with day use park amenities.

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Lake Erie State Park
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Lake Erie State Park
Description - The Allegany Travel Region is a wonderful year-round recreation spot in New York. Located along the beaches of Lake Erie, the area offers an array of winter outdoor activities ranging from cross-country skiing to dog sled races. Summertime brings out the anglers and swimmers along with the sightseers. The areas attractions include museums, golf courses, nature trails, picnic grounds, country inns, hunting lands and more.

Attractions - As home of the 6,500-acre Allegany State Park, the Travel Region by the same name is known for its wonderful water-oriented activities, golfing, biking, performing arts and education centers. Elaborate Victorian architecture may be found throughout the region. Museums, wineries, nature centers and opera houses add to the enjoyment visitors find in this four-season area. The travel region offers only 3 State Parks, one of which is divided into 2 sections. However, the parks burst with amenities including boat launches, picnic sites, campgrounds, tennis courts, hunting grounds, multi-use trails, fishing docks and more.

Recreation - This southwestern region of New York offers year-round enjoyment including fishing, multi-use trails, playgrounds, beaches, hunting grounds, boating opportunities, wildlife viewing and viewing splendid Victorian architecture. Popular attractions include the Griffs Sculpture Park and the Lucy-Desi Museum. Bicycle races, ice fishing, golfing, dog sled races, nature walks and bird watching are several more pleasures.

Climate - The Allegany Travel Region experiences average January temperatures between 18 degrees to above 22 degrees Fahrenheit (-8 to above -6 degrees Celsius). Summer temperatures average above 68 degrees Fahrenheit (above 22 degrees Celsius). Precipitation in the region ranges from 40 to more than 44 inches of rain and snowmelt.

Location - Located in southwestern New York, the Allegany Travel Region is bordered by great Lake Erie, the state of Pennsylvania and three travel regions: Niagara, Genesee and Finger Lakes.

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Allegany County Tourism, Room 208, City Office Building , Belmont, NY, 14815, Phone: 800-836-1869

Additional Information:
New York Travel Regions - The state of New York is divided into twelve travel regions. Over 170 State Parks are found throughout the state with numerous public land holdings in the Adirondacks and Catskills.


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