Camping Spots in Western New York
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With summer right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to plan that staycation camping trip with your friends and family.
There are numerous campsites in the local area with breathtaking scenery and and plenty of outdoor activities to keep you busy. Here are a few of them.
2373 Allegany State Park Route 1, Site 3
This 65,000-acre park is the largest state park in New York. There are two developed areas: Red House and Quaker. Both areas offer campsites, hiking trails and sandy beaches.
9993 Alleghany Rd.
Pitch a tent or bring your RV and set up right next to Darien Lake Amusement Park. There are three tiers of campsites available, each a different distance away from the park, with Tier 1 being the closest.
10475 Harlow Rd.
This year-round campsite is owned and operated by New York State. There are over 150 campsites available to rent, each equipped with electricity, and a variety of activities, from hiking to horseback riding to fishing.
5905 Route 5
This pet-friendly state park campground overlooks the shores of Lake Erie. The park has been recognized as an excellent place to view rare migratory birds.
1 Letchworth State Park
The lush forests are cut by the Genesee River, which features three major waterfalls. There are over 60 trails for hikers to choose from, as well as hot air balloon rides, horseback riding, whitewater rafting and much more.
2570 Grand Island Blvd.
The perfect spot for visitors looking to spend time at Niagara Falls during the day and relax in the serene outdoors at night, this KOA campground is only seven miles from the falls. The park has activities for the whole family, including the dog!
13800 Siehl Rd.
This pet-friendly campground features two playgrounds, a miniature golf course and a petting zoo. Enjoy regular camping activities like fishing and hiking or partake in the live entertainment offered like chinese auctions and karaoke.
9674 Foote Rd.
Owned and operated by Erie County, Sprague Brook is more than 2,200 acres of hidden treasures and unspoiled forests. The grounds are perfect for people looking to do some bird watching, take in the abundant wildflowers, or hike any of the numerous trails.
5204 Youngers Rd.
This family-friendly campground features a multi-story water park, weekly activities and frequent visits from Yogi Bear himself, along with his friends Boo Boo and Cindy Bear.
11 S Water St.
A popular spot for bird-watching enthusiasts, Zoar Valley is known to be home to multiple Bald Eagles. The property is also known for its picturesque hiking trails and boating and rafting opportunities on the gorge.