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Allegany State Park

With over 65,000 acres, this is the largest state park in New York State and is open year 'round with a multitude of outdoor activities for every season and every taste.
Boater on Red House Lake

The park offers 18 hiking trails, 3 of which have been developed as self-guided nature trails. Or bike along the 5.6 miles of paved trails which includes 3.1 miles around Red House Lake.  You don't have to haul your mountain bike with you as they're available to rent so that you can enjoy the 20+ miles of mountain bike trails.

Beaches & Water Access

If you want to spend time on the water, you'll find rowboats, paddleboats, paddleboards, canoes and kayaks available for rent.  And of course, there are two sandy beaches where you can soak up the sun after a swim.  Plan to fish? Bait and other fishing supplies are available in the Retail Shop as well as ice, ice cream and cold beverages.


One of the most spectacular places to see Autumn at its best is Allegany State Park. Drive, hike, bike or horseback ride through the park on its many roads or trails. You will be delighted you made the trip!

You can enjoy most winter sports right here. Cross-country ski on the 25 miles of trails at the Art Roscoe Recreation Area. There are also special trails for snowshoes.  Rentals are available at the Summit Mountain Shop. Snowmobile on the groomed trails that double as horseback riding trails in the summer.

Stop by the Old Quaker Store and Museum to learn about the park and what people used to use while camping.

Park Restaurant

Inside the Red House Restaurant - Autumn (2016-11-05)
Inside the Red House Restaurant - Autumn (2016-11-05)
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The Park Restaurant has an outdoor dining patio overlooking Red House Lake where you can enjoy burgers, wings, sandwiches, soup, salad, Friday Fish Fry or Sunday Breakfast Buffet.


And don't forget your pup!  The Park allows family pets as long as they're leashed, have written proof of their rabies vaccination and are with you at all times.

Multi-Use Trails

Multi-use trails wind their way around the hills, valleys, meadows, forests and lakes.

Allegany State Park has two areas, Red House Area and Quaker Area

Here are some of the stats:

Acres: 65,000 (101 square miles).


  • Red House Tent & Trailer (April 1- mid December).
  • Diehl Trail Campsites (April 1 to mid-December).
  • Cain Hollow Campground in Quaker (Memorial weekend to Columbus Day weekend).
  • Cabins: Red House Area- 144; Quaker Area- 204
  • Cottages: Red House Area- 16; Quaker Area- 37

Trails (Miles):

Hiking- 79 ; Snowmobile (groomed)- 91; Cross-Country Ski- 24; Equestrian- 45; Bike/Multi-Use Trails- 5.7.


Sand Beaches- 2; Snack Bars (seasonal)- 3; Restaurant (seasonal)- 1; Gift Shops- 3; Camp Stores (seasonal)- 2; Museums- 2; Showers and Flush Facilities (most areas); Trailer Dumping Station; Friends Boat Launch (Kinzua); Small Boat Ramps at Red House and Quaker Lakes.

Allegany State Park Map

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Phone Number

2372 ASP Route 1, Suite 3
Salamanca, NY 14779
United States

Latitude & Longitude
42.096057, -78.773861 Google Maps
Wheelchair Accessible
Pet Friendly
Credit Cards
Internet Access
Free WiFi
Parking - Bus / Motor Coach
RV Parking
Outdoor Dining
Indoor Pool
Outdoor Pool


The Art Roscoe Trail System at Allegany State Park is known as the best cross-country ski trails in Western NY and Northeastern PA. 

Hike along one of the 18 trails at Allegany State Park. 3 trails are self-guided nature trails and if you want an easy stroll, there's 3.1 miles of paved trail around Red House Lake.

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