Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Press Release

August 05, 2009

For Release:Immediate
Press Contact:
Eileen Larrabee
Dan Keefe

Midway State Park Public Meeting Scheduled

Draft Master Plan ready for review

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has completed the Draft Master Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for Midway State Park which is located in the Town of Ellery in Chautauqua County. A public meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at 7:00PM in the Auditorium of Chautauqua Lake Central School, 100 N Erie St., Mayville, NY 14757 to review the findings.

Copies of the Draft Plan/DEIS are available for review at the Park Office, at the office of the Midway State Park and at the Bemus Point Library, 13 Main St., Bemus Point and the Prendergast Library Association, 509 Cherry Street, Jamestown, NY. The online version of the Master Plan/DEIS is available at the following publically accessible web site:

If you are unable to attend the meeting, comments may be submitted by September 12 to
Salim Adler
Park Planner
Agency Building 1, 17th Floor
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12238

For additional information and directions to the meeting, contact the park office at 386-3165. For more information about New York State Parks, please visit our web site at

Midway State Park is part of the statewide system of parks, recreation and historic sites of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation administered by the Allegany Region, Western District.