11 Underrated State Parks Near Buffalo You Should Spend More Time In

We’ve talked about Olmsted Parks, Japanese gardens, and even safari parks all located within a stone’s throw from Buffalo. But there are several other parks worth checking out in and around the city that are state-owned and operated. Say what you will about living in New York, our parks are the bomb-dot-com. And we’re here to prove it! Here are 11 underrated state parks near Buffalo you should spend more time in.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Which of these state parks near Buffalo are your favorite to explore? Share the best spots with us in the comments below!