Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Beaver Island Nature Center

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Address
2136 West Oakfield Road
Grand Island, NY 14072
Latitude 42.963753
Longitude -78.965118

Located adjacent to the transient marina along the Niagara River, this nature center exhibits many of the local flora and fauna from the park. A park naturalist is on duty during operating hours to provide information that will help you to learn about the park environment. Maps and trail information is also available.

Take a nature walk around the lagoon which is nearby, and experience Beaver Island's diverse wildlife. Enjoy the natural setting surrounded by the majestic oaks along the Niagara River.

Public bathrooms are available in the building.

No pets are allowed inside the nature center.

Hours of Operation

  • Seasonal: July 4th through Labor Day
    Thursday - Sunday, 12 pm - 5 pm

Fees & Rates

Most New York State Parks charge a vehicle use fee to enter the facility. Fees vary by location and season. A list of entry fees and other park use fees is available below. For fees not listed or to verify information, please contact the park directly.

The Empire Pass -- whether a card for $80 or a vehicle-affixed decal for $65 -- is your key to all-season enjoyment with unlimited day-use entry at most facilities operated by State Parks and the State Dept. of Environmental Conservation including forests, beaches, trails and more. Apply online or contact your favorite park for more information. Learn more about our Admission Programs including the Empire Pass.

Sat 13 May
Niagara Bird Migration Day!
Saturday, May 13, 2017 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 549-1050

Get out and explore some fantastic locations along the Niagara River/Lake Erie bird migration corridor! Join us at one location or all three! For information and registration call (716) 549-1050.

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Did You Know? Beaver Island State Park was officially opened to the public in 1935

Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Educational Services
  • Interpretive Signs
  • Self Guided Tours