What to do in Allegany State Park - Red House Area

Allegany State Park - Red House attractions thousands of visitors year-round who enjoy the multi-use trails, the sandy beach, tennis courts, well-equipped cabins and much more. Resting within the beautiful Allegheny Plateau, this park offers wonderful views of gently rolling mountains, clear waters and a mixed hardwood forest lush with wildlife including white-tailed deer, beaver, a variety of waterfowl and numerous species of perching birds.

Allegany State Park - Red House lies above Pennsylvania in the Allegheny Plateau. The park rests on the shores of Red House Lake just below the town of Salamanca which is home to the Seneca Iroquois National Museum. At least 5 rivers join Red House Lake offering a variety of fishing and wildlife viewing opportunities.

Allegany State Park - Red House offers a variety of park amenities including multi-use trails that are enjoyed by cross-country skiers in winter and equestrians, hikers and mountain bikers in summer. Twenty-five miles of trails are available in the Art Roscoe Ski Touring Area. Snowmobiling is also offered at this park as well as ice fishing. There are two campgrounds with 137 sites. There are 150 winterized cabins. Three group campgrounds are available as well. A new addition to the Red House Area is the Pitt Cottage, which is fully equipped and available year-round.

The Red House area of Allegany State Park is located along the shores of Red House Lake. Take SR 17 to Exit 19 which is 7 miles west of Salamanca.

The Allegany State Park area experiences average January temperatures between 18 degrees to above 22 degrees Fahrenheit (-8 to above -6 degrees Celsius). Summer temperatures average above 68 degrees Fahrenheit (above 22 degrees Celsius). Precipitation in the region ranges from 40 to more than 44 inches of rain and snowmelt.

2373 ASP, Rte 1, Suite 3
Salamanca, NY 14779

Phone: 716-354-9121

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