Niawanda Park, Tonawanda, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rayman
N 43° 01.021 W 078° 53.400
17T E 671937 N 4764864
Quick Description: A beautiful park along the mighty Niagara River.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 4/27/2006 6:57:30 PM
Waymark Code: WMBDQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member martycook
Views: 207

Long Description:
Niawanda Park is the largest park in the City of Tonawanda. Although it is very narrow, it is about a mile long. All of the park is sunk below street level as it occupies the former Erie Canal when it used to continue on to Buffalo. There are four entrances to the park, with the above coordinates being for one of the parking areas and boat launch.

Amenities are plentiful in the park. There is a walking/bicycle path, which is part of the Niagara Riverwalk, several restrooms and a fishing pier. A boat launch is available for use if you have a permit. Picnic tables are scattered throughout the park and can be used by anyone at anytime, free of charge. Many many benches line the Riverwalk.

Park hours are from dawn to 10PM. Leashed dogs are only allowed from 6AM-9AM from May 1-September 31, but any time during October to April.
Name: Niawanda Park

Street Location: Niagara Street

Local Municipality: City of Tonawanda

State/Province, etc.: New York

Country: United States

Web Site: [Web Link]

Memorial/Commemoration: There is a Vietnam Memorial behind City Hall

Picnic Facilities: Many picnic tables and benches

Recreational Facilities:
Bicycle path, boat launch, fishing pier


Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): none

Fountains: none

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: Niagara River

Traditional Geocaches:
Swift Running Water (GCPR8W), Vestiges of the Erie Canal #1 (GC171XX)


Date Established: Not listed

Monuments/Statues: Not listed

Special Events: Not listed

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