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Joseph Davis State Park

Lewiston, Niagara County

Bass Pond, Monarch Butterfly

Located on the banks of the Lower Niagara River, this park's diverse habitats enable all visitors to enjoy the natural world. Wetlands, successional shrublands, fields, meadows, forest and open waters attract an abundance of species.

Wildlife to Watch

  • Frogs
  • Spring peepers
  • Turtles
  • Bald eagles
  • Orchard orioles
  • Bonaparte's gulls
  • Long-tailed ducks

Where to Watch

  • Hiking trails
  • Nature trail
  • River

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hiking
  • Nature trails
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Hunting
  • Fishing

Accessible Features

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This Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation site has accessible features that include pavilions. A full list of DEC's accessible recreation destinations is available on the DEC website.


375 acres

Closest Town



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Contact Information

Telephone: 716-745-7273

Address: 4143 Lower River Rd., Lewiston, NY

Website: Joseph Davis State Park (This link leaves DEC's website)

Photo credit: OPRHP