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Reservoir State Park

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The ice rink is now open!

Skating is weather dependent and no rentals are available.

Ice Rink Hours of Operation:

Sunday - Thursday, 11:00am until 7:00pm
Friday & Saturday, 11:00am until 8:00pm

Witmer Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
Latitude 43.130035
Longitude -79.010918

Reservoir State Park, Town of Niagara Route 31, is a favorite of local residents in Niagara County. The park has three tennis courts, eight baseball diamonds, two basketball courts, a roller hockey court and picnic facilities. It is also home to the largest softball complex in Niagara County. Other users include soccer players, runners, kite fliers, model airplane clubs and golfers. Winter visitors come to sled and cross-country ski. Part of the park is an overlook for the Robert Moses Power Plant Reservoir. Excellent fishing available in the Reservoir.

Household pets only; caged or on a leash not more than 6 feet. Not allowed in buildings or on improved walkways and boardwalks.

Mailing Address
c/o Niagara Frontier Region
PO Box 1132Niagara Falls, NY 14303

Hours of Operation

  • Open year round, dawn to dusk.
  • Baseball Field Use: Available for reservations in season, 8am - 3:30pm
    Call (716) 284-5778 or (716) 284-4691

    Basketball, Hockey & Tennis Courts: Available for reservation in season, 8am-3:30pm
    Call (716) 284-5778 or (716) 284-4691
  • Picnic Shelter (Non-Electric): Available for reservations in season, 8am-3pm.
    Call (716) 284-5778 or (718) 284-4691
  • R/C Airplane Flying: Year-round, dawn to dusk
  • Restroom Facilities are available mid-April through late October.
  • Soccer Fields, Driving Range, Sledding Hill - Available for use in season
  • The ice rink opens for the winter season.

    Ice Rink Hours of Operation:
    Sunday - Thursday, 11:00am until 7:00pm
    Friday & Saturday, 11:00am until 8:00pm

    Skating is weather dependent and no rentals are available.
  • Warming Pavilion Hall Rental: Available 4/1-11/1
    Call (716) 284-5778 or (716) 284-4691

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.

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.

  • Baseball Field Use
  • $150/league
  • R/C Airplane Flying
  • $30/permit
Sat 10 Dec
Where Do the Birds Stay
Saturday, December 10, 2016 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Reservoir State Park
(716) 282-5154

Do birds use blankets to stay warm? Do they build houses and drink hot chocolate? Find out how birds survive the winter and build a Bluebird house to keep or give away as a holiday gift!

Kids are full of questions! On the second Saturday of each month, the Eco-Kids series will include hands-on learning, a chance to get active with a game or hike, and a craft. All will center on the question of the month! Kids of ALL ages welcome.

Registration: Required
Sat 14 Jan
Reservoir Snowshoe
Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Reservoir State Park
(716) 282-5154

A celebration of snow sports and a chance to try out snowshoeing (snowshoes provided) or go cross-country skiing at your favorite state park! Call for the meeting place as program location may be moved to a nearby park depending on snow conditions.

Registration: Required

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Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Nature Trails
  • Pavilions
  • Picnic Tables (Accessible)
  • Playgrounds
  • Playing Fields
  • Activities
  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Sledding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Tennis
  • X-Country Skiing