Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park

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Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park
Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park is located in New York
Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park
Location of Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park within New York State
Type State park
Location 133 Davis Road
Westford, New York[1]
Nearest city Cooperstown, New York
Coordinates 42°39′50″N 74°50′00″W / 42.6638°N 74.8332°W / 42.6638; -74.8332Coordinates: 42°39′50″N 74°50′00″W / 42.6638°N 74.8332°W / 42.6638; -74.8332
Area 223 acres (0.90 km2)[2]
Created 2001 (2001)[3]
Operated by New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Visitors 12,271 (in 2014)[4]
Open All year
Website Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park

Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park is a 223-acre (0.90 km2) state park located in Otsego County, New York.[2] The park is southeast of Cooperstown and is in the northwest corner of the Town of Westford.

The park is named for the New York couple who donated the land, and features forests, open land and two ponds.[1]

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Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park was opened in 2001,[3] and fully furnished log cabins were added in 2006.[5] The park also features picnic tables and pavilion, ponds for catch and release fishing, hiking trails, and hunting in season. During the winter, the park is available for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved April 9, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Section O: Environmental Conservation and Recreation, Table O-9". 2014 New York State Statistical Yearbook (PDF). The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. 2014. p. 671. Retrieved April 8, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Governor Announces Acquisition Of 164Th New York State Park". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. August 4, 2001. Archived from the original on September 21, 2006. Retrieved October 31, 2016. 
  4. ^ "State Park Annual Attendance Figures by Facility: Beginning 2003". Data.ny.gov. Retrieved June 11, 2015. 
  5. ^ "State Parks Opens New Vacation Cottages Near Cooperstown". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. June 16, 2006. Archived from the original on September 24, 2006. Retrieved October 22, 2016. 

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