Due to construction of a new state of the art bathhouse, the swimming pool at Ft. Niagara will remain closed this season. Swimming is available at the following nearby beaches: Wilson-Tuscarora and Beaver Island. For more information on the bathhouse project and other exciting news from Ft. Niagara, please click here
Fort Niagara State Park has two boat launches providing access to the Lower Niagara River and Lake Ontario, woodland hiking trails, swimming pools, water slide, a view of Lake Ontario, picnic grounds, playgrounds, water fowl hunting, 18 soccer fields. In winter, visitors can cross-country ski, snowshoe, and sled. The park is adjacent to Old Fort Niagara State Historic Site.
Be sure to visit the Fort Niagara's Nature Center, located adjacent to the swimming pool.
Outdoor education programs are available upon request. "A Walker's Guide to the Natural History of Fort Niagara State Park" is available.
Household pets only; caged or on a leash not more than 6 feet. Not allowed in bathing areas, buildings or on improved walkways and boardwalks.
Last admission 30 minutes prior to closing.
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.
The Empire Pass -- whether a card for $80 or a vehicle-affixed decal for $65 -- is your key to all-season enjoyment with unlimited day-use entry at most facilities operated by State Parks and the State Dept. of Environmental Conservation including forests, beaches, trails and more. Apply online or contact your favorite park for more information. Learn more about our Admission Programs including the Empire Pass.