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Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges)

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450 South 4th Street
Lewiston, NY 14092
Latitude 43.168255
Longitude -79.045052

Earl W. Brydges Artpark is dedicated to presenting the finest in performing and visual arts programs; including world-class amphitheater rock and pop concerts, interactive public art installations, outdoor festivals, gallery exhibits, art and theatre workshops, summer camps and more. Please visit for full summer calendar of events. The park is also home to a variety of historic sites and scenic nature trails. Lower Landing Archeological District is a key point in the Colonial Niagara Historic District.

The park has picnic facilities, hiking and cross-country skiing, and access to fishing. The upper Artpark Gorge Trail offers a gradual climb to the top where it meets up with the rim trail that crosses the power plant to Devil's Hole State Park. The lower River's Edge Trail provides access to fishing by two staircases. Both trails start at the small parking area at the upper end of the park.

Please note, the Golden Park Pass is not accepted at this location. 

Pet Policy: A maximum of two pets are allowed in day use areas unless prohibited by sign or directive. Pets are to be supervised at all times and either be crated or on a leash not more than 6-feet in length. Proof of rabies inoculation shall be produced if requested by staff. Pets are not permitted in playgrounds, buildings, golf courses, boardwalks, pools and spray-grounds or guarded beaches (this does not apply to service animals).

Hours of Operation

  • Park is open year round. Primary season is during June, July and August.
  • Theater: Open May 20 - September 14
    Vehicle entry open 3 hours before a performance.

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.

Please note, both the Empire Pass and Golden Park Pass are not accepted at this location. 

  • Vehicle Entrance Fee
  • Cars $10
    Non-Profit Buses $35
    Commercial Buses $75
    Non-Profit Seasonal $75

    Toll Booths: 04/30 - 09/30
  • Theater Admission
  • Fees vary
    For prices and tickets call:  (716) 754-9000


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Sun 17 Oct
Colors of Niagara Gorge Bike Ride
Sunday, October 17, 2021 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges)
(716) 549-1050

The Niagara Gorge shows off it's fall beauty on a round trip 8bike ride from Artpark State Park to Whirlpool State Park. For information and registration call (716) 549-1050.
Fri 22 Oct
A Stroll Along the Gorge
Friday, October 22, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges)
(716) 282-5154

Take in familiar views through the years changing environment. Enjoy crisp air with family and friends on this gorgeous walk. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.
Sat 23 Oct
Fall Foliage Dog Walk
Saturday, October 23, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges)
(716) 282-5154

Escape the stress of everyday life and reconnect with nature. Join us for a walk with your furry friend. For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

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Amenities Information

  • Amenities
  • Fishing
  • Food (Accessible)
  • Hiking
  • Pavilions and Shelter Rentals (Accessible)
  • Snowshoeing/X-Country Skiing