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Buckhorn Island State Park - Hiking

Niagara Falls, New York, United States

By lydia.crawford

Buckhorn Island State Park Statistics

Distance

9 KM

What are the activities at Buckhorn Island State Park ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Buckhorn Island State Park?

Buckhorn Island State Park is an 895-acre (3.62 km2) state park located in Erie County, New York in the Town of Grand Island. The park is on the northern end of the island of Grand Island.

Buckhorn Island State Park is a serene and beautiful park located in the heart of the Thousand Islands region of New York. The park is situated on Buckhorn Island, which is one of the largest islands in the area. The park offers visitors plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation, including hiking, fishing, and boating. The park's natural beauty is truly stunning, with lush forests, pristine lakes, and rolling hills. Wildlife enthusiasts will enjoy spotting deer, beaver, and other animals in their natural habitat. There are also several miles of trails for biking and horseback riding. Campers can choose from a variety of campsites, all of which offer stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Whether you're looking for a peaceful nature retreat or an exciting outdoor adventure, Buckhorn Island State Park is the perfect destination.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMTuesday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMWednesday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMThursday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMFriday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMSaturday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMSunday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Coordinates
-78.982638
43.059747

What are the coordinates and address of Buckhorn Island State Park?

Buckhorn Island State Park
(716) 773-3271
E River Rd, Grand Island, NY 14072, USA

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Starting Point

The easiest way to get to the start of the trails at the Buckhorn Island State Park in New York is to drive there.

Why visit Buckhorn Island State Park

The Buckhorn Island State Park is a great place to visit if you are looking for a natural escape. The park is located on an island in the Niagara River and is known for its beautiful scenery and abundance of wildlife. Some of the activities that you can enjoy at the park include hiking, fishing, and bird watching. The park also has a campground where you can stay overnight.

Is Buckhorn Island State Park in New York a good place for the whole family?

Buckhorn Island State Park is a great place for the whole family. There are plenty of activities to keep everyone busy, including hiking, fishing, and swimming. The park is also home to a variety of wildlife, which can be observed from the trails.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Buckhorn Island State Park are swimming, fishing, and hiking. A bref description not to be missed near Buckhorn Island State Park in New York is the beautiful scenery and nature.

The best activities near Buckhorn Island State Park in New York include hiking, fishing, and bird watching.

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse at the end of the pier in Buckhorn Island State Park. This restaurant is located in a small, rustic building on the end of the pier. It offers amazing views of the lake and park, and has a limited menu of seafood items.

2. The Ice Cream Shop in the town of Silver Creek. This small shop is located in the heart of the town, and is known for its delicious ice cream and sundaes.

3. The diner in the town of Forestville. This small, family-owned diner is known for its home-cooked meals and friendly service. It is a great place to stop for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

4. The pizzeria in the town of Angola. This pizzeria is known for its delicious pizza and calzones. It also has a large selection of beer and wine, making it a great place to eat after a day of hiking or biking.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMTuesday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMWednesday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMThursday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMFriday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMSaturday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PMSunday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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