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I Love My Park Day at Allegany State Park

Sunset at Allegany State Park

Allegany State Park will host volunteers for I Love My Park Day at the Beehunter Picnic Shelter on the Red House side of the park as part of more than 100 cleanup, improvement and beautification events happening statewide on Saturday, May 4th. I Love My Park Day is the largest statewide volunteer event to enhance parks, historic sites and public lands and raise awareness and visibility to the state outdoor recreation assets and their needs.

Check in will be at Beehunter Picnic Shelter from 9am-10am with projects beginning at 10. All ages are welcome. Main projects include - stick pick up, cleanup of fire pits, beach cleanup, litter cleanup, clean grills of picnic areas and gardening. A free Sahlen’s hot dog lunch will be served by the Friends of Allegany at 2pm.

Those interested in volunteering in the projects at Allegany State Park- Red House can register to volunteer by visiting

All participants will be eligible for door prizes provided by the Friends of Allegany. Drawing at the end of the event, you must be present to win. Please dress for the weather, bring gloves and bug spray. 

I Love My Park Day is coordinated at the statewide level by Parks & Trails New York (PTNY) in partnership with the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) and the New York Department of Environmental Conservation. Friends groups and park staff will oversee cleanup, improvement and beautification projects and work with volunteers. 

About PTNY: Parks & Trails New York is New York's leading statewide advocate for parks and trails, dedicated since 1985 to improving our health, economy, and quality of life through the use and enjoyment of green space for all. With thousands of members and supporters across the state, PTNY is a leading voice in the protection of New York's magnificent state park system and the creation and promotion of more than 1,500 miles of greenways, bike paths, river walks and trails. For more information visit 

About OPRHP: The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation oversees more than 250 parks, historic sites, recreational trails, golf courses, boat launches and more, which saw a record 84 million visits in 2023. For more information on any of these recreation areas, visit, download the free NY State Parks Explorer app or call 518.474.0456. Join us in celebrating our Centennial throughout 2024, and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, X (formerly Twitter), and the OPRHP Blog.


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Allegany State Park- Beehunter Picinic Shelter
2373 ASP Route 1
Salamanca, NY 14779
United States

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42.100393, -78.749436 Google Maps
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