Fort Niagara State Park

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Fort Niagara State Park

Fort Niagara State Park is located in the Town of Porter in Niagara County, New York, USA. Historic Fort Niagara is located within the park. The park is northwest of Youngstown, New York near the northern terminus of the Robert Moses State Parkway.

The park offers picnic tables and pavilions, hiking, a playground and 18 soccer fields, a pool, recreation programs, a nature trail, tennis, sledding, snowshoe trails, cross-country skiing, waterfowl hunting in season, fishing and a food concession. There are two boat launches on the lower Niagara River. The park includes the Old Fort Niagara Historic Site. Tom Loftin Johnson painted five murals at The Officer's Club which commemorate the history of the 28th regiment from its founding in 1905.[1]

During the summer, a state park naturalist provides nature programs, trail hikes and manages the natural history exhibits in the park's nature center.[2]

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  1. ^ The Officers Club, at Fort Niagara State Park, accessed December 2011
  2. ^ http://www.dec.ny.gov/education/1846.html Fort Niagara State Park Nature Center

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Coordinates: 43°15′43″N 79°03′18″W / 43.262°N 79.055°W / 43.262; -79.055