Commissioner Daniel J. Rizzo

Daniel J. Rizzo, Commissioner

The Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry provides residents opportunities to enjoy recreational pursuits in natural settings on a year round basis and protects regionally important areas of scenic, environmental and cultural heritage significance.


The Erie County Parks Master Plan was created in 2003.

The Department of Parks, Recreation & Forestry teamed up with the Erie-Niagara Tobacco-Free Coalition and implemented a "Smoke Free" policy (including electroning cigarettes and "vaping")...

Beginning Monday, Sept. 12th and continuing through the end of the season, Elma Meadows and Grover Cleveland Golf Courses will be offering a Fall Special. $20.00 will cover the cost of the greens fees and an 18 hole cart rental. For any questions, please call Elma Meadows at 652-5475 or Grover Cleveland at 836-7398.



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Phone: (716) 858-8355

Erie County Parks, Recreation & Forestry
Edward A. Rath County Office Building
95 Franklin Street, Rm 1260
Buffalo, New York 14202