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Buffalo Harbor State Park

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Beginning in the summer of 2019, Personal Watercrafts will launch and park at the main boat launch area. An $8 fee will apply and all park passes will be accepted. Personal watercraft will still be permitted to access the Gallagher beach area and floating docks. The current launch will remain a Car Top launch for Kayaks/Canoes or similar non-motorized craft. Please contact the park office with any questions...716-822-1207

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 1,100 slip marina, a restaurant, boat launches, personal watercraft launches, fish cleaning station, restrooms, and a beach for strolling and sunbathing, and a nautical themed playground great for kids of all ages. In addition the park is adjacent to the popular Tifft Nature Preserve.

Charlie's Boat Yard Menu:

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. No Hunting.

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

Fees & Rates

  • Admission
  • Vehicle Parking is free at Buffalo Harbor State Park

  • Boat Launch
  • $8.00 launch fee. All park passes are accepted (Golden Park, Lifetime Liberty, Patriot Pass, Access Pass, Empire Pass)

  • Pavilion Rentals
  • $150/day includes 2 large grills, water, electric.
    To reserve please call 716-822-1207

  • Seasonal Boat Slips

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Boat Launches
  • Food (Accessible) *
  • Marina (Accessible) *
  • Pavilions (Accessible)
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playgrounds
  • Activities
  • Biking
  • Canoeing/Kayaking * *Kayak rentals available
  • Fishing
  • Stand-up Paddle Boarding
  • Wind Surfing