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Sprague Brook


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Prices in effect January 1, 2009

Park Data

Location:
9674 Foote Rd | Glenwood, NY 14069 | (716) 592-2804

Reservations:
Camping, shelter and building reservations can be made by calling (716) 858-8355 weekdays 8:00 – 3:45, or by submitting an electronic request (shelters and buildings only, camping is on homepage).

Facilities: Baseball, Bicycling, Camping, Fishing, Accessible Facilities, Hiking Trails, Ponds, Picnic Areas, Cross-Country Skiing, Sledding, Snowmobiling, Softball, Tennis

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"No more enchanting location than this to fish, hike, camp, picnic or explore"

History

Sprague Brook Park was acquired by using state and federal aid programs to assume title to more than 2,200 acres of parkland (including Eighteen Mile Creek, Beeman's Creek and Larkin Woods) in May 1963. In Feb 1964, Erie County bought 86 acres of land for expansion in the Towns of Sardinia and Concord for $1,500.

Park Features

Sprague is a park of hidden treasures. An outstanding place to see wildflowers, migratory birds, and deer. This park offers the outdoor enthusiast a multitude of diverse and exciting adventures. There are fine hiking trails to catch a glimpse of:

  • Plant Life
    American Beech, Hawthorn, Butternut Hickory, Eastern Cottonwood, Sycamore, Black Walnut, Virginia Bluebells, Ostrich Ferns, Goutweed, Japanese Knotweed, Lesser Celandine, Red Pine, Scotch Pine, European Pine, Norway Spruce, Staghorn Sumac.
  • Mammals
    Porcupine, Fox, White Tail Deer, Snowshoe Hare, Raccoons.
  • Birds
    Pileated Woodpeckers, Songbirds, Robins, Waterfowl, Herons, Geese and Ducks
  • Water Life
    Frogs, Salamanders, Bass, Sunfish, Bluegills.

Park Facilities

Activities:

With 123 campsites (Sites 1-30 electric, 31-123 non-electric), Sprague Brook has a lot to offer the recreational camper amidst its towering trees and freshwater lake. The Boy and Girl Scouts make their summer camps here. Camping reservations can be made year-round by calling (716) 858-8355 Monday- Friday 8:00 - 3:45.

  • Summer
    Family Camping (fires only in designated areas) fishing, hiking trails and summer family picnics. Plenty of new children's areas, 4 tennis courts and 2 baseball diamonds.
  • Winter:
    Cross-country skiing (open 7:00 AM- dusk), snowshoe trekking (open 7:00 AM- dusk) & sledding (open 10:00 AM- dusk). There are also designated snowmobile trails. For winter sports/ activities updates, please call 858-8513.

Reservations/Rentals:

Camping - Call (716) 858-8355. Daily rates are $22/ electric; $15/ non-electric.

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