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Reservoir State Park

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Address
5777 Witmer Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Latitude 43.130035
Longitude -79.010918

Reservoir State Park, Town of Niagara Route 31, is a favorite of local residents in Niagara County. The park has two tennis courts, seven softball diamonds, four basketball courts, a roller hockey court and picnic facilities. It is also home to the largest softball complex in Niagara County. Other users include soccer players, runners, kite fliers, model airplane clubs and golfers. Winter visitors come to sled and cross-country ski. Part of the park is an overlook for the Robert Moses Power Plant Reservoir. Excellent fishing available in the Reservoir.

Pet Policy: A maximum of two pets are allowed in day use areas unless prohibited by sign or directive. Pets are to be supervised at all times and either be crated or on a leash not more than 6-feet in length. Proof of rabies inoculation shall be produced if requested by staff. Pets are not permitted in playgrounds, buildings, golf courses, boardwalks, pools and spray-grounds or guarded beaches (this does not apply to service animals).

Mailing Address
c/o Niagara Frontier Region
PO Box 1132Niagara Falls, NY 14303

Hours of Operation

  • Open year round, dawn to dusk. Restroom Facilities are available mid-April through late October.
  • Baseball Field Use: Available for reservations in season, 8am - 3pm
    Call (716) 284-5778

    Basketball, Hockey & Tennis Courts: Available for reservation in season, 8am-3:30pm
    Call (716) 284-5778
  • Picnic Shelter (Non-Electric): Available for reservations in season, 8am-3pm.
    Call (716) 284-5778
  • R/C Airplane Flying: Year-round, dawn to dusk by permit only.
  • Restroom Facilities are available mid-April through late October.
  • Soccer Fields, Driving Range, Sledding Hill - Available for use in season
  • The natural ice rink opens for the winter season.

    Ice Rink Hours of Operation:
    Sunday - Thursday, 11:00am until 7:00pm
    Friday & Saturday, 11:00am until 8:00pm

    Skating is weather dependent and no ice skate rentals are available. Hockey sticks and pucks are prohibited.
  • Warming Pavilion Hall Rental: Available 4/1-10/31
    Call (716) 284-5778

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.

The easy-to-use Empire Pass card is $80- and 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. Purchase online or contact your favorite park for more information. Learn more about our Admission Programs including the Empire Pass.

  • R/C Airplane Flying
  • $40/permit
  • Softball Field Use
  • Softball Field Use League: 12 Weeks $150/Non Lighted, $200/Lighted
    Softball Field Use Reserve: $30 per day Non Lighted, $50.00 per day Lighted
    Sports Court Reservation: $30.00 per day (Tennis/Basketball/Roller Hockey/Pickleball
    Picnic Shelter Reservation: $40.00 per day Monday through Thursday $50.00 per day Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays
    Winter Pavilion Hall Rental: Reservations available from 4/1 through 10/31 $150.00/4 hours $25.00 each additional hour.

Sat 21 Dec
Fun Facts with Kelly: Winter Birding Edition
Saturday, December 21, 2019 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Reservoir State Park
(716) 284-5778

Tweet, tweet! While some birds migrate away for the colder months, some overwinter in our backyards. Sit back, relax, and maybe catch a glimpse of some birds we see year-round. Call (716) 282-5154 to register for program.
Registration: Required

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Nature Trails
  • Pavilions
  • Picnic Tables (Accessible)
  • Playgrounds
  • Playing Fields * (Driving Range, R/C Airplane Field)
  • Activities
  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Sledding
  • Tennis
  • X-Country Skiing