Friends Boat Launch

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This is a paved launch with parking for 35 cars with trailers that gives you access to the Allegheny River into the Allegheny Reservoir. 

There are no facilities and swimming is not allowed.

This body of water, also known as Kinzua Lake, was created when the Kinzua dam was completed in 1965 for the purpose of drought control, hydroelectric power production and recreation.

Friends Boat Launch
Rt. 280 2.5 miles off I-86
Coldspring, NY 14783
United States
Phone: 716-354-2182
42° 3' 31.3056" N, 78° 52' 50.5164" W

General Information

  • Wheelchair Accessible: Unknown
  • Parking: Yes
  • RV Parking: Yes
  • Bus Parking: Yes
  • Pets Allowed: Yes
  • Accepts Credit Cards: Unknown
  • Internet Access: No
  • Conference / Meeting / Banquet: Unknown
  • Playground: Unknown
  • Indoor Pool: Unknown
  • Outdoor Pool: Unknown
  • Swimming: None
  • Boat Launch or Dock: Yes
  • Fishing Access: Direct
  • Equestrian Trail Access: No
  • Bicycle Trail Access: No
  • Hiking Trail Access: Unknown
  • Mountain Biking Trail Access: Unknown
  • Snowmobile Trail Access: Unknown

Please note

Please note that this information may change and may be incorrect

Friends Boat Launch is categorized in

#1 for Turkey Hunting and in the Top 3 for Deer Hunting

Cattaraugus County was named #1 overall by New York Game and Fish Magazine for turkey hunting and is in the top three for deer hunting by DEC reports.

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