Warm weather and summer activities are finally here!

With this warm summer air comes many fun outdoor activities, including going to the beach.  Western New York is home to some of the greatest beaches along the shores of Lake Erie, so we put together a list of beaches in the area, as well as the swimming hours for your convenience.

Where: 2136 West Oakfield Rd., Grand Island
Hours: Call for hours, 716-773-3271

Where: 8276 Old Lake Shore Rd., Angola
Hours: Call for hours, 716-947-5660.

Where: Fort Erie (Ontario)
Hours: Call for hours, 905-871-1332.

Where: 10191 Old Lake Shore Rd., Irving
Hours: Open weekends and holidays, May 26-June 10, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Open daily, June 16-September 3, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Call 716-549-1802 for more information.

Where: Furmann Boulevard, Buffalo
Hours: Call for hours, 716-855-7211.

Where: 4420 Lake Shore Rd., Hamburg
Hours: Open daily, June 6-September 2, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Call 716-627-2855 for more information.

Where: 1 Camp Rd., Hamlin
Hours: Open daily June 22-September 2, 11 a.m.-6:45 p.m. Call 585-964-2462 for more information.

Where: 9568 Lake Shore Rd., Angola
Hours: Open daily, noon-7 p.m. Call for opening date, 716-549-0970.

Where: 8934 Old Lake Shore Rd., Angola on the Lake
Hours: Call for hours, 716-549-3000.

Where: 490 Empire Rd., Sherkston (Ontario)
Hours: Call for hours and information, 877-482-3224.

Where: 1028 South Shore Dr., Irving
Hours: Daily, May 24-September 2, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Call 716-934-9953 for more information.

Where: 7676 Old Lake Shore Rd., Derby
Hours: Call for hours, 716-947-5660.

Where: 3580 Lake Shore Rd., Hamburg
Hours: Call for hours, 716-826-1930.

Not sure where these beaches are? Check out this map!


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Contributed by Ashley Steves