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Latest News

9/25/13: Poloncarz Assesses 2013 Improvements at Erie County Parks

Seven Parks Lead List of Improvements; Extensive Work Builds on 2012 Achievements
Approximately $4.5 Million Spent on Capital Projects in Parks in 2012-13

About Us

The Erie County Park System has traditionally been positioned to fill a niche in the regional parks and recreation framework. Specifically the County park system has emphasized the provision of recreation activities and facilities in natural environment areas as an alternative to localized park settings.

The role of the County Park System shall be:

  • To provide residents opportunities to enjoy recreational pursuits in natural settings on a year round basis;
  • To protect regionally important areas of scenic, environmental and cultural heritage significance;
  • To contribute to the economic vitality of the County, and;
  • To promote public awareness of the resources available within the park system.

Shelter & Building Requests

Camping Requests

Park, Shelter, and Building information & photos

Shelters are available for use May 1st- October 15th.

Alcohol is NOT permitted with a Lower Room rental at the Chestnut Ridge Casino.