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Long Point on Lake Chautauqua State Park
Copyright: - New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation
Long Point on Lake Chautauqua State Park
Description - Long Point State Park rests on the shores of Lake Chautauqua several miles southeast of Lake Erie. The park is strictly day use offering wonderful fishing opportunities, a boat launch and power boating. There are several multi-use trails. The park is open year-round.

Attractions - Long Point on Lake Chautauqua is a moraine which is a natural deposit left at the end of a glacier. This thickly-wooded day use area rests 1,308 feet above sea level. The lake is known as one of the highest navigable bodies of water in North America. Warmwater fishing opportunities abound. The forest is a combination of beech, maple, spruce, poplar and oak.

Recreation - Fishing for warmwater species include muskie, bass and perch. Power boating opportunities prevail. A boat launch is offered. Multi-use trails attract hikers, mountain bikers, cross-country skiers and snowmobilers. Picnicking, playground, swimming beach, showers and more are offered.

Climate - The Long Point State Park area 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 - Long Point State Park is located along the shores of Lake Chautauqua just west of Bemus Point off SR 430, north of Route 17.

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Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: great fishing for crappies

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Long Point on Lake Chautauqua State Park, 4459, Route 430 , Bemus Point, NY, 14712, Phone: 716-386-2722

Additional Information:
Allegany Travel Region - The Allegany Travel Region is located in the southwestern area of New York bordering Lake Erie and Pennsylvania. The area's picturesque Victorian architecture equals the natural scenic beauty.
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.

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


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