Knox Farm State Park is the former country estate of Buffalo's renowned Knox Family. It is located adjacent to the historic village of East Aurora, birthplace of the Roycroft Arts & Crafts movement and former home of Millard Fillmore. The park's 633 acres are comprised of a variety of habitats, including 400 acres of grasslands (pastures and hayfields), and 100 acres of woodlands, ponds and several wetland areas.
Visitors to Knox Farm can observe wildlife, hike, cross-country ski and ride horseback along beautifully scenic nature trails. Nature walks are also offered through a partnership with New York Audubon and the Buffalo Audubon Society, as well as programs offered by state park naturalists. The Knox Farm Visitor Center contains exhibits of historic and natural interest. Biking is allowed in designated areas and horseback riding and driving by permit only.
For permit information or filming at Knox Farm, please contact Michelle.Stacey@parks.ny.gov
Household pets only; on a leash not more than 6 feet.
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A celebration of snow sports and a chance to try out snowshoeing (snowshoes provided) or go cross-country skiing at your favorite state park! Call for the meeting place as program location may be moved to a nearby park depending on snow conditions.
Embark on a winter wonder walk as we investigate animal tracks, admire 120 year old trees, and discuss how the park’s wildlife endures the winter months. Bring a snack lunch. To register, call (716) 549-1050.
Embark on a winter wonder walk as we investigate animal tracks, admire 120 year old trees, and discuss how the park's wildlife endures the winter months. Bring a snack lunch.
Celebrate the coming of spring by taking a hike through field and forest. We'll search for tell-tale signs of the land and its occupants priming for longer days and warmer weather!