Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Buffalo Harbor State Park

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Please note that parking is limited due to continued construction. The free jet ski launch is now open but if preferred the Safe Harbor Boat Launch is available as well for an $8 launch fee or with the use of one of our passes found at https://parks.ny.gov/admission/. Feel free to contact the park office at 716-822-1207 with any questions. Thank you for your patience.

Address
1111 Fuhrmann Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14203
Latitude 42.846002
Longitude -78.861752

The newest state park in the system, Buffalo Harbor State Park is the first state park in the city of Buffalo. Boasting beautiful views of Lake Erie, the park is home to a 1,000 slip marina, a restaurant, boat launches, personal watercraft launches, fish cleaning station, restrooms, and a beach for strolling and sunbathing. In addition the park is adjacent to the popular Tifft Nature Preserve.

Buffalo Harbor State Park will host several special events and is a great place to enjoy a summer day in Western New York.



Please Note: Swimming is currently not permitted.

Proposed improvements to the park will include: Construction of a playground, two picnic pavilions, a stage area, bike racks, trash bins, landscaping and more: A vision for Buffalo Harbor State Park.  

For the Governor's latest announcement and renderings for Buffalo Harbor State Park, please click here.

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

Fees & Rates

  • Admission
  • The Empire Passport, Golden Park Program & Access Pass Program are all accepted.
  • Boat Launch
  • While parking is free at Buffalo Harbor State Park, we accept all state parks passes (Empire, Golden , Access, Patriot etc... ) for use at the boat launch.

Wed 23 Aug
Buffalo Harbor Movies Under The Stars
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Buffalo Harbor State Park
(716) 822-1207

Join us each Wednesday this summer for Buffalo Harbor's Movies Under the Stars! All movies and parking are free!

6/28 Trolls
7/05 Moana
7/12 Toy Story
7/19 Up (Sky's The Limit)
7/26 Zootopia
8/02 Bee Movie
8/09 Wall E
8/16 Lego Movie
8/23 Shrek
8/30 Dory

Wed 30 Aug
Buffalo Harbor Movies Under The Stars
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Buffalo Harbor State Park
(716) 822-1207

Join us each Wednesday this summer for Buffalo Harbor's Movies Under the Stars! All movies and parking are free!

6/28 Trolls
7/05 Moana
7/12 Toy Story
7/19 Up (Sky's The Limit)
7/26 Zootopia
8/02 Bee Movie
8/09 Wall E
8/16 Lego Movie
8/23 Shrek
8/30 Dory

Sun 10 Sep
Bike the Harbor!
Sunday, September 10, 2017 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Buffalo Harbor State Park
(716) 282-5154

As summer winds, join us on a bicycle adventure along the beautiful Buffalo Harbor! Bring your own bike and discover the treasures along the trail! Bike helmet is required! For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Boat Launches
  • Food * Charlies Boatyard Restaurant
  • Marina * http://safeharbormarina.com/
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playgrounds
  • Showers
  • Activities
  • Biking
  • Canoeing/Kayaking * Kayak rentals available
  • Stand-up Paddle Boarding
  • Wind Surfing