The Quaker area is known for its two lakes and wonderful camping experiences. It offers a sandy beach for swimming, two fishing piers and a canoeing or kayaking access point.

Friend’s Boat Launch makes the Allegany Reservoir available to the boating enthusiasts. The many hiking trails give opportunities to explore the naturally formed caves, plus the diversity of plants and wildlife. Many come to relax with the programs offered at the Quaker amphitheater, by picnicking, or just letting the children spend time on the playground.

If you enjoy sports, you can use our horse shoe pits, baseball fields, basketball, volley ball or tennis courts. The old Quaker store has been completely restored and now houses a park museum. Interesting exhibits document the history of Allegany State Park as “The wilderness Playground of Western New York,” and orient visitors to the parks unique features and attractions, both past and present.

Allegany’s mixed hemlock /hardwood forest, mountains, rolling hills and meadows, streams, ponds and lakes attract devoted outdoors enthusiasts year-round.


Allegany State Park-Quaker Area New York
2373 ASP, US-1, Salamanca, NY 14779, United States



The park is open year round.

2021 Swimming Season

6/26 – 8/29, open daily 11:00 AM – 6:30 PM


The easy-to-use Empire Pass card is $80.

Vehicle Use Fee: $7

Non-profit Bus: $35

Commercial Bus: $75


Contact Details

Phone: (716) 354-2182

Official Website: Allegany State Park-Quaker Area


Area Attractions

Suggested Equipment for Allegany State Park-Quaker Area:


The following activities within the park should be done with utmost caution. Make sure that you have the proper protective gear and equipment necessary to make your adventures safe and accident-free. We advise you to read the TIPS underneath each activity to serve as a guide on what you may need to bring in order to enjoy your stay fully.

Activities & Tips


Allegany State Park-Quaker Area is a must-visit state park in New York. Check out other state parks in New York here.

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