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Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges)

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**ALERT** As of Monday, Feb. 25th Artpark is currently CLOSED due to winter weather and high winds.

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. 


Household pets only; caged or on a leash not more than 6 feet. Not allowed in buildings or improved walkways.

Hours of Operation

  • Fishing: Available year round.
  • Hiking: Available year round.
  • 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

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Sat 04 May
I Love My Park Day
Saturday, May 4, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges)
(716) 754-7766

Register
Start time: 10am
End time: 12pm

Meeting Location: Picnic shelter straight ahead of parking lot off of South 4th Street entrance. Parking Instructions: Please enter the Park at the tolls at South 4th Street and park immediately to the right. Meeting location is straight ahead under the picnic shelter. Ages: All ages welcome

Volunteer Project: General clean-up, upkeep and beautification of the park. Please bring: Garden Gloves, snack. We can accommodate: Large Groups, small groups, college student groups, Boy or Girl Scouts Questions? Call: 716-754-9008 Email: kmiller@artpark.net

Registration: Required

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Food (Accessible)
  • Nature Trails
  • Pavilions (Accessible)
  • Performing Arts Center (Accessible)
  • Picnic Tables (Accessible)
  • Activities
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Recreation Programs (Accessible)
  • X-Country Skiing