Sprague Brook

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Park Features

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

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.


Activities

With 123 campsites (Sites 1-72 electric, 73-123 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 by calling (716) 858-8355 Monday- Friday 8:00 - 3:45. No camping permits will be issued to anyone under 21 years of age. There is a minimum of one (1) adult for every four (4) under age campers and a maximum of eight (8) people and two (2) cars per site. No generators are permitted at our campsites.

  • 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 and snowshoe trekking are available daily from 7:00AM- dusk, and sledding is available daily 10:00AM- dusk. There are also designated snowmobile trails. For winter sports/ activities updates, please call 858-8513.

    COVID-19 UPDATE:  The Casino will be closed to the public except for restroom use.

    COVID-19 SLEDDING RULES: Mask use is required.  Social distancing must be observed at all times.  No congregating at the top or bottom of hills or near walkway entrances/exits.  

At this Park
Casino
100
Enclosed; has kitchen
Yes
Yes
Close
Yes
Playground is nearby
$225
Shelter 1
50
Open
No
Yes
Close
Yes
$70
Shelter 2
50
Open
No
Yes
Close
Yes
$70
Shelter 3
50
Open
No
Yes
Close
Yes
$70
Shelter 4
50
Open
No
Yes
Far
Yes
$70
Shelter 5
100
Open
No
Yes
Close
No
$120
Shelter 6
50
Open
No
Yes
Close
Yes
$70
Shelter 7
50
Open
No
Yes
Close
Yes
$70

Park Facilities

Reservations/Rentals:

Camping - Call (716) 858-8355. Nightly rates are $35/ electric; $25/ non-electric. Electric campsites 1-30 are available May 1-November 30; sites 31-72 are available May 15- Columbus Day. Non-electric sites are available Memorial Day Weekend through Columbus Day Weekend. There is a 2-night minimum stay on the weekend. Click here for Electric Campsite Reference.

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 Information

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

park map

Make your shelter/building reservation online or call (716) 858-8355 from 8:30 to 3:45 weekdays.

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Electric Campsite Reference

Facilities

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Modified: January 8, 2021 12:36pm

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