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 Park System is pleased to introduce our new self-guided, Junior Ranger program for visitors ages 4 to 104.

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Activities Today:

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Gates at Bennett Beach open at 10 am, but water activities (when open) do not start until 11.
July 24, 2017 10:25am

The Lower End of Chestnut Ridge (Shelters 18-37 ONLY) and the Eternal Flame Trail are closed through Friday & will re-open Saturday. Shelter 21 will not be open until August.

We have partnered with the ECSO to host car seat checks at various parks. See http://www2.erie.gov/sheriff/index.php?q=press/sheriff-howard-announces-summer-car-seat-check-schedule for details.

Reservations

Frequently Requested Pages

Contact

Phone: (716) 858-8355

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