sexta-feira, 21 de setembro de 2007


Allegany State Park, NY - USA

¤Named in 2007 as a Top "Amazing Spot" in the nation.
Allegany State Park's 65,000 acres is known for its primitive forested valleys, un-glaciated landscape, fall leaves and wildlife. The two developed areas, Red House and Quaker, make this the largest state park in the system. Both areas offer sand beaches, picnic areas, museums, hiking trails and naturalist walks. Walkers and bicycle riders take advantage of the 5 miles of paved trails around Red House. The Art Roscoe Ski Touring Area has some of the finest groomed cross country skiing and mountain bike trails in the Northeast. Snowmobilers are attracted to Allegany State Park for its 90 miles of groomed snowmobile trails and over 150 winterized cabins. Other activities include bird watching, picnicking, fishing, hunting, snowshoeing, canoeing, and horseback riding. Visitors looking for anything from a weekend retreat to an extended vacation are able to choose from Allegany State Park's 424 campsites, 375 cabins and three group camps available for rental. There are year round vacation rental cottages that are fully equipped with the latest conveniences located in both the Red House and Quaker areas. The seven Fancher Cottages are located in the southern part of the Allegany State park, adjacent to Quaker Run Creek and offer guests a unique camping experience. Named for Senator Albert T. Fancher, the "Father of Allegany State Park," each Fancher Cottage (located in the historic Quaker Area of the park) has a bathroom with shower, refrigerator, counter-top range and microwave. The fully handicapped accessible cottages sleep six, are furnished and stocked with pillows, bedding, cooking utensils, dishes and coffeemakers. In addition, each cottage has a grill and picnic table outside. Reminiscent of a classic hunting lodge, the Pitt Cottage in the Red House Area offers the same amenities as the Fancher Cottages. One outstanding feature of the Pitt Cottage is its gas burning stone fireplace. Located on Allegany State Park Rte. 2, the cottage is adjacent to Congdon Trail and three miles from the Administration Building. Pitt Cottage is not handicapped accessible.
Boat Launch Sites
Boat Rentals
Bridle Path
Camper Recreation
Dumping Station(s)
Empire Passport Accepted
Gift Shop
Group Camping
Ice Fishing
Museum/Vistor Center
Nature Trail
Picnic Tables
Playing Field(s)
Recreation Programs
Scenic Views
Tent/Trailer Sites
Vacation Rentals
X-Country Skiing

Contact Information:
2373 ASP, Route 1, Suite 3
Salamanca, NY 14779

Phone: (716) 354-9121
Reservations: (800) 456-2267

Seasons/Hours: Open All Year.

Pets: Not Permitted in building, bathing areas, or cross country ski areas.

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