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Amherst State Park

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Hidden gem

This is a state park but it is not very large. It is very pretty but really has few amentities like... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2018
Maryteresa P
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Fort Myers, Florida
Delightful Find

This is a small park in the middle of suburbia. It sits back off the road so it is not well known... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2016
CaliRae
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Buffalo, New York
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26 Apr 2018
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390 Mill St, Amherst, NY 14221-5153
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

This is a state park but it is not very large. It is very pretty but really has few amentities like cabins to rent.

Thank Maryteresa P
Reviewed September 4, 2017

The Amherst State Park had a nice trail. It used to be part of a farm and now it’s a big park. We saw some people fishing, lots of orchards and lots of deer. Boy these deer can run. All my pictures of them looked...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2017

there is nothing at the site other than a small walking path good for walking your dog. Small area. No amenities.

Thank Terri B
Reviewed August 20, 2016

This is a small park in the middle of suburbia. It sits back off the road so it is not well known and not very crowded. It was formerly a convent in which the former convent buildings have been turned into apartments for elderly. There...More

Thank CaliRae
Reviewed June 6, 2016

This is an 80-acre undeveloped park of natural beauty which was carved out of property formerly belonging to a convent. It's part mown, part wooded, has a running creek and is a pretty place for a walk and a picnic in the warm weather or...More

Thank DayTripper1630
Reviewed December 17, 2015

This is a state park in the middle of a town. It is not very large but it is wonderful to stroll thru.

Thank MaryTeresa P
Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Even on a light rain day, it was so green and lush, and kept pretty clean. A nice place to relax for lunch , or a nap too.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed July 28, 2015

The first thing you see when you get there is just long stretches of greenery, which then divide into several paths and those paths diverge into several more paths. The paths are well maintained but the deeper you get into the park the more bush...More

1  Thank Vicky B
Reviewed July 11, 2015

This place used to be part of the old folks home and was acquired by the State. It meanders around Ellicott Creek and is a favorite among local dog walkers. There are trails in to the woods, and is also a good place to bike...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed August 30, 2014

Amherst State Park is located off Mill Street in Williamsville between Sheridan and Main. It is behind what used to be a convent turned into senior residences. The park has had some updates in recent years, but has so much potential not yet tapped into....More

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