New York Camping Guide 2012 - (Page 36)

AllegAnY region Allegany Region The Allegany Region is full of lakes and streams, wildlife, trails and rolling countryside, offering a full range of outdoor fun for all four seasons. Nature lovers, photographers, hunters and anglers have discovered that Allegany has something for everyone. It’s truly the place to be! ALLEGANY STATE PARK The largest of New York’s state parks with 65,000 acres, Allegany State Park has two developed areas, Red House and Quaker, offering sand beaches, picnic areas, museums, hiking trails and naturalist walks. Visitors looking for anything from a weekend retreat to an extended vacation are able to choose from Allegany State Park’s 318 campsites, 362 cabins (many winterized) and two group camps available for rental. In addition, the ten Cottages provide guests a unique camping experience with many more conveniences. Nearby recreation areas include tennis courts, picnic areas, ball fields and playgrounds. Rowboats, paddleboats, hydrobikes and bicycles are available to rent. There are 18 trails offering 80 miles of hiking and snowshoeing, more than 25 miles of cross-country skiing and 90 miles of groomed snowmobile trails. Other activities include bird watching, fishing, hunting, canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking and horseback riding. The restored Summit Fire Tower rises 66 feet above ground and offers commanding views of Red House Lake and the surrounding valley. Educational and nature interpretive programs offer guided hikes, fossil hunts and star gazing. Be sure to check out the variety of events held at the park. 36 |

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of New York Camping Guide 2012

New York Camping Guide 2012
New York State Map
Finger Lakes
Long Island
Thousand Islands
Cabins and Cottages
So You Want To Go Hiking
Fireside Dining

New York Camping Guide 2012