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Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges)

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Artpark Improvement Projects

Two projects are currently underway at Artpark State Park that may impact your visit.

For further information, please visit : https://parks.ny.gov/documents/parks/ArtparkArtparkImprovementProjects.pdf

Address
450 South 4th Street
Lewiston, NY 14092
Latitude 43.168255
Longitude -79.045052

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Pet Policy

A maximum of two pets are allowed in day use areas unless prohibited by sign or directive. Pets are to be supervised at all times and either be crated or on a leash not more than 6-feet in length. Proof of rabies inoculation shall be produced if requested by staff. Pets are not permitted in playgrounds, buildings, golf courses, boardwalks, pools and spray-grounds or guarded beaches (this does not apply to service animals).

Fees

Please note, both the Empire Pass and Golden Park Pass are not accepted at this location.

Earl W. Brydges Artpark is dedicated to presenting the finest in performing and visual arts programs; including world-class amphitheater rock and pop concerts, interactive public art installations, outdoor festivals, gallery exhibits, art and theatre workshops, summer camps and more. Please visit artpark.net for full summer calendar of events. The park is also home to a variety of historic sites and scenic nature trails. Lower Landing Archeological District is a key point in the Colonial Niagara Historic District.

The park has picnic facilities, hiking and cross-country skiing, and access to fishing. The upper Artpark Gorge Trail offers a gradual climb to the top where it meets up with the rim trail that crosses the power plant to Devil's Hole State Park. The lower River's Edge Trail provides access to fishing by two staircases. Both trails start at the small parking area at the upper end of the park.

Please note, the Golden Park Pass is not accepted at this location. 


Pet Policy: A maximum of two pets are allowed in day use areas unless prohibited by sign or directive. Pets are to be supervised at all times and either be crated or on a leash not more than 6-feet in length. Proof of rabies inoculation shall be produced if requested by staff. Pets are not permitted in playgrounds, buildings, golf courses, boardwalks, pools and spray-grounds or guarded beaches (this does not apply to service animals).

Hours of Operation

  • Park is open year round. Primary season is during June, July and August.
  • Theater: Open May - September
    Vehicle entry open 3 hours before a performance.

Fees & Rates

Most New York State Parks charge a vehicle use fee to enter the facility. Fees vary by location and season. A list of entry fees and other park use fees is available below. For fees not listed or to verify information, please contact the park directly.

Please note, both the Empire Pass and Golden Park Pass are not accepted at this location. 

  • Vehicle Entrance Fee
  • Applies to concert and ticketed events only. Fees vary, see www.artpark.net for more info
  • Theater Admission
  • Fees vary
    For prices and tickets call:  (716) 754-9000

Maps

Digital Maps

New! Download this park's digital map to your iOS Apple and Android device.

Sun 14 Jul
WNY Hiking Challenge at Artpark
Sunday, July 14, 2024 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges)
Join us for a walk on one of the WNY Hiking Challenge's suggested trails. This hike will satisfy both the WNY Hiking Challenge and the NYS Parks Centennial Challenge! The WNY Hiking Challenge is not run by NYS Parks and participation is not required. Registration required on Eventbrite.com.
Registration: Required
Sat 03 Aug
Length of the Gorge Series: Artpark
Saturday, August 3, 2024 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges)
Join us on a hike that takes on a portion of the Niagara Gorge! Each week we will cover a new portion of the gorge. Participants must be 8 years or older. Registration Required on Eventbrite.com.
Registration: Required

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Amenities Information

  • Amenities
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Pavilions and Shelter Rentals (Accessible) * Must book through park directly, call 716-754-7766 for reservations.
  • Snowshoeing/X-Country Skiing