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Fort Niagara State Park
Copyright: - New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation
Fort Niagara State Park
Description - Located at the mouth of the Niagara River and Lake Ontario, Fort Niagara State Park offers an array of day use facilities including two boat launches, play fields, hiking trails, fishing opportunities and much more. This visually blessed location is also enjoyed by winter sport enthusiasts who cross-country ski and sled.

Attractions - Fort Niagara State Park has two boat launches providing access to the Lower Niagara River and Lake Ontario, woodland hiking trails, swimming pools, waterslide, a view of Lake Ontario, picnic grounds, playgrounds, tennis courts, waterfowl hunting and 18 soccer fields. In winter, visitors can cross-country ski, snowshoe and sled. A nearby attraction is the Old Fort Niagara State Historic Site.

Recreation - Visitors to Fort Niagara State Park will find waterfowl hunting, cross-country skiing, sledding, tennis courts, children's playground, picnic grove, waterslide, swimming pools, 18 soccer fields and a number of hiking trails.

Climate - The Fort Niagara State Park area experiences average January temperatures above 22 degrees Fahrenheit (above -6 degrees Celsius). It is important to note that this area receives some of the heaviest snowfalls in the nation. Summer temperatures average around 72 degrees Fahrenheit (around 22 degrees Celsius). Precipitation in the region ranges from less than 36 inches to approximately 40 inches of rain and snowmelt.

Location - Located at the mouth of the Niagara River and Lake Ontario, Fort Niagara State Park is easily accessed from SR 18F / Robert Moses Parkway.

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Contact Information:
Fort Niagara State Park, Route 18F , Youngstown, NY, 14174, Phone: 716-745-7273

Additional Information:
New York State Parks - The New York Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation offers 152 parks, 35 historic sites and 27 golf courses for all tastes, ages and abilities.
Niagara Travel Region - Known as the western gateway to New York, the Niagara Travel Region is probably best known for the wondrous Niagara Falls.

New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation - Official agency Website


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