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Reservoir State Park

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Witmer Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
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 three tennis courts, eight baseball diamonds, two 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.

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

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

Hours of Operation

  • Open year round, dawn to dusk.
  • Baseball Field Use: Available for reservations in season, 8am - 3:30pm
    Call (716) 284-5778 or (716) 284-4691

    Basketball, Hockey & Tennis Courts: Available for reservation in season, 8am-3:30pm
    Call (716) 284-5778 or (716) 284-4691
  • Picnic Shelter (Non-Electric): Available for reservations in season, 8am-3pm.
    Call (716) 284-5778 or (718) 284-4691
  • R/C Airplane Flying: Year-round, dawn to dusk
  • Restroom Facilities are available mid-April through late October.
  • Soccer Fields, Driving Range, Sledding Hill - Available for use in season
  • The 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 rentals are available.
  • Warming Pavilion Hall Rental: Available 4/1-11/1
    Call (716) 284-5778 or (716) 284-4691

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

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Nature Trails
  • Pavilions
  • Picnic Tables (Accessible)
  • Playgrounds
  • Playing Fields
  • Activities
  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Sledding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Tennis
  • X-Country Skiing