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Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges)

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As part of regular maintenance, trails at Artpark are closed for scaling through the end of October. However, the lower trail at Artpark is partially open. This open section includes ¾ of the lower trail and 3 designated fishing access locations along the trail.

Address
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 artpark.net 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

Maps

Digital Maps

New! Download this park's digital map to your iOS Apple and Android device.

Sat 24 Oct
Fun Facts with Kelly: Fall Foliage Edition
Saturday, October 24, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges)
(716) 282-5154

Autumn demonstrates how beautiful change can be. Stroll through the gorge to take in the show that is the changing seasons. Call (716) 282-5154 to register for program.

Due to ongoing efforts to reduce the spread of Covid-19 space is extremely limited in all programs. Masks are REQUIRED if over the age of 2 at all in-person programs! All programs are subject to change.
Fri 20 Nov
Fun Facts with Kelly: Ask a Naturalist
Friday, November 20, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges)
(716) 282-5154

Make new discoveries while on the trail with an educator! Ask nature questions, solve mysteries, and enjoy time outside! Call (716) 282-5154 to register for program.

Due to ongoing efforts to reduce the spread of Covid-19 space is extremely limited in all programs. Masks are REQUIRED if over the age of 2 at all in-person programs. All programs are subject to change.

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Amenities Information

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