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DARIEN LAKES STATE PARK, NY

Status: Open through Sun Oct 19 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Fri Jun 19 2015   Later Dates
142 site(s) found
ALL (142)

Description

Darien Lakes State Park's hilly terrain features woodlands, ravines, streams, and twelve-acre Harlow Lake. The park's campsites are equipped with electricity, except for the 12 primitive sites. There are heated comfort stations and showers. Even more of a draw is the park's sandy beach. Playgrounds and picnic areas allow for outdoor family time, and everyone will enjoy crossing the rustic bridge over the lake channel to aptly named Picnic Island. Excellent fishing for largemouth black bass can be found here, as well as hiking and horseback riding trails. The park is just as much fun in winter, when multiple-use trails are open for hiking, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling, and an outdoor ice skating rink.

Geography:

Darien Lakes State Park is located in western Genesee County.

Recreation:

Biking, horseback riding, camping, fishing, hiking, hunting, picnicking, and wintertime snowmobiling and cross-country skiing, are among the many activities at the park.

Facilities:

The park offers a beach, a bridle path, picnic tables and pavilions, a playground, and campsites. The park allows rabies-certified pets in all its campsites, so bring Fido along!

Nearby Attractions:

Five state parks are nearby: Letchworth State Park, Niagara Falls State Park, Lakeside Beach State Park, Four Mile Creek State Park, and Golden Hill State Park.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Basketball
  • Comfort Station
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hot Showers
  • Hunting
  • Parking
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming - Beach
  • Water Drinking
Within 10 Miles
  • Convenience Store
  • Cultural Activities
  • First Aid Station
  • Laundry
  • Restaurant
  • Theme Park
Alerts and Important Information
Each year the campground makes every effort to provide safe swimming opportunities by testing the water and by keeping the swimming areas staffed with lifeguards. Please be aware that if the safety of our swimmers is compromised, due to lack of lifeguard coverage or water quality issues, swimming will be prohibited and therefore cannot be a guaranteed activity. We apologize for this inconvenience as it may occur with little advance notice. The swimming area is scheduled to open the 3rd week of June. Please check back here or contact the park directly for further details.

To insure fairness for all NY customers, any reservation with departure dates outside the 9-month Maximum Window can not be changed or cancelled until 18 days after the reservation was made.

  • Boat rentals will no longer be available.
  • Pets are allowed on all sites. A valid rabies certificate is required, and they must be kept on a 6 foot leash at all times.
  • There is a maximum of two vehicles per site.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age to reserve a campsite.
  • The reservation holder must be present on the site throughout the stay.
  • There is a two night minimum stay for reservations.
  • Peak season: A person may be the primary site occupant for 14 total days of camping within a 16 day period. S/he must leave the park for 48 hours once they have stayed the maximum number of days allowed before beginning a new reservation.
  • The majority of sites in the Park are electric. Primitive sites do NOT have electric.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
42.90111, -78.38889
42°54'4"N, 78°23'20"W

Use exit 48A - Pembroke Exit off the NYS Thruway, I-90, and follow the signs South on Rte. 77 (Allegany Road) to Darien Lakes State Park, three miles from Darien Lakes Amusement and Camping Resort. 585-547-9242

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

DARIEN LAKES STATE PARK
10289 HARLOW ROAD
DARIEN CENTER  NY  14040

Phone Number:

Project Office: (585)547-9242