Darien Lakes State Park

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Darien Lakes State Park
Darien Lakes State Park.jpg
View of Harlow Lake at Darien Lakes State Park
Darien Lakes State Park is located in New York
Darien Lakes State Park
Location of Darien Lakes State Park within New York State
Type State park
Location 10475 Harlow Road
Darien Center, New York[1]
Nearest city Alden, New York
Coordinates 42°54′N 78°26′W / 42.90°N 78.43°W / 42.90; -78.43Coordinates: 42°54′N 78°26′W / 42.90°N 78.43°W / 42.90; -78.43
Area 1,845 acres (7.47 km2)[2]
Operated by New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Visitors 68,360 (in 2014)[3]
Open All year
Camp sites 154[4]
Website Darien Lakes State Park

Darien Lakes State Park is a 1,845-acre (7.47 km2) state park in western Genesee County, New York,[2] near Darien Center. The park entrance is on Harlow Road, north of U.S. Route 20.

Park description[edit]

The park has 154 campsites, the majority with electrical hookups,[4] and operates primarily as a campground. This portion of the park is open seasonally[5] and mostly accommodates RV and trailer camping, although tent camping is available as well.

Besides the campground, the park also offers a beach on 12-acre (4.9 ha) Harlow Lake, picnic tables, a playground, recreation programs, a nature trail, hiking and biking, a bridle path, fishing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.[4] Seasonal small game and deer hunting is allowed with the proper permit.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Darien Lakes State Park - Getting There". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved February 3, 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 February 3, 2016. 
  3. ^ "State Park Annual Attendance Figures by Facility: Beginning 2003". Data.ny.gov. Retrieved February 3, 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c "Darien Lakes State Park". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved February 3, 2016. 
  5. ^ a b "Darien Lakes State Park Hours of Operation". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved February 3, 2016. 

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