Parks

Beaver Island State Park, Grand Island, NY

Beaver Island State Park. Photo Paul Leuchner

Not only is Grand Island one of the largest freshwater islands in the world it also is the home of 2 state parks (Beaver Island & Buckhorn State Park), Big Six Mile Creek Marina and Veterans Park, Grand Island’s largest town municipal park.

Beaver Island State Park

Located on the southern tip of the Island , off the South Parkway. It’s offical address is 2136 West Oakfield Rd, Grand Island, NY 14072.
Open year round dawn to dusk. (Admission charge Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day)
Beaver Island State Park has a beach, snack shop, marina, golf course, picnic areas/shelters, disc golf course and disc sales in the park office, volleyball/basketball, fishing, baseball fields, orienteering, sledding hill and cross country skiing. Beaver Island is also the home of the Historical River Lea House, built in 1849 the home once was a summer residence for President Grover Cleveland.

Beaver Island Marina

Seasonal and transient slips available
(mid May – mid Oct) 716.773.1918
Off season 716.773.3271

Beaver Island 18 Hole Golf Course and Driving Range

(mid April – mid Nov)
Cashier 716.774.0455
Starters Booth 716.773.4668
To book a golf outing 716.773.3271
Pro Shop 716.773.7143
Tee Times 716.773.2010

Beaver Island Club House

Catering Facility – for reservations call Scipione Catering 716.297.7171

Buckhorn Island State Park

716.773.3271
Located on the northern tip of Grand Island on East River Rd. – No picnic areas or shelters available. Wildlife Refuge, fishing, nature trailes (bicycling, walking and cross country skiing.

Big Six Mile Creek Marina

Located at 3219 Whitehaven Rd
(Opem mid-May through mid-Oct) 716.773.3270
Off season 716-773-3271
Seasonal slips, launch ramp,fishing, gas, oil & ice sales.

Veterans Park

The Town of Grand Island municipal park is located on Bedell Rd which is home for soccer, baseball, softball and football. It is also the host of the Miracle League Diamond, a facility for those with special needs.