Access for Anglers with Disabilities in Western NY
The following is a list, by county, of fishing access sites for anglers with disabilities.
Although every effort is made to keep this information current, please confirm the availability of facilities with the appropriate DEC Regional Office.
- Allen Lake - accessible floating pier and designated parking. Located in Town of Allen. From Belfast, cross the Genesee River (county route 26), take a left on East River Road, then a right onto East Hill Road. Take second right onto Townline Road, then first left on Muckle Road. The driveway to the lake is on the left.
- Genesee River (Belmont) - accessible fishing platform, pathway and designated parking. Located in the Village of Belmont on the northeast side of the Schuyler Street (Route 19) bridge.
- Genesee River (Wellsville) - accessible fishing platform, pathway and designated parking. Located at Island Park off Route 417 in the Village of Wellsville.
- Birch Run Ponds - fishing platform off Lower Birch Run Road, Allegany, NY.
- Cassadaga Lake - accessible fishing platform at boat launch site on Middle Lake. Located in the Village of Lily Dale off Glasgow Road.
- Chautauqua Lake
- Prendergast Point Boat Launch - accessible boat launch docks, privy and designated parking. Located on west side of lake in Town of Chautauqua. From Route 394, turn onto Prendergast Blvd.
- Chautauqua Lake Fish and Wildlife Management Area (Stow Farm) - accessible waterfowl hunting blind that can be used as fishing deck, paved pathway and designated parking. Located on west side of lake off Route 394, 0.5 mile south of I-86 intersection.
- Lake Erie (Dunkirk Harbor) - accessible fishing platform, paved pathway and designated parking. Located in City of Dunkirk on north side of Lakeshore Drive (Route 5), across from Brigham Road.
- Wiscoy Creek - accessible fishing platform and designated parking in the Village of Pike, NY. Located off Main Street (Route 19) within the Wyoming County Fairgrounds.
See a full listing of DECs accessible recreation destinations.