Please be aware that due to a necessary rock slope stabilization project under the Whirlpool Bridge, The Great Gorge Trail will be closed from the existing gate below the Whirlpool Bridge to the north where the trail ends. The trail will be closed through the end of October. The stairs to the top of the gorge will remain open and available to the public. For any additional information, please call 716- 299-0809.
Devil's Hole State Park overlooks the Devil's Hole Rapids. The park has picnic areas, scenic overlooks and hiking trails, and is one of the more popular spots for fishing. A stone staircase leads down to the base of the gorge and the Devil's Hole Trail, which offers spectacular views of the rapids and gorge rock layers.
Household pets only; caged or on a leash not more than 6 feet.
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.
Your key to all season enjoyment of state parks is our season's pass. For $65, the Empire Passport provides you unlimited day use vehicle entry into most of our parks. Apply on-line or call your favorite park for more information.
Welcome the coming of All Hallows Eve with a Devil's Hole Loop Hike. Learn about the magnificent natural history of the region along the way