9 Under-Appreciated State Parks Near Buffalo You’re Sure To Love

New York’s State Park system is expansive, with 180 parks to explore – and you can find several of them right in our back yard in the Western New York area. From beachfront getaways to an urban oasis, impressive waterfalls to charming farms, here are our picks for the nine most under-appreciated state parks near Buffalo.

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/

There are so many options for state parks to explore near Buffalo. Where is your favorite spot to unwind around the city? Share your picks (and pics!) with us!