Darien Lakes State Park, Darien Center

#138 of 296 in Nature in New York State
Darien Lakes State Park is a 1845acre state park in western Genesee County, New York, near Darien Center. The park entrance is on Harlow Road, north of U.S. Route 20.
The park has 154 campsites, the majority with electrical hookups, and operates primarily as a campground. This portion of the park is open seasonally and mostly accommodates RV and trailer camping, although tent camping is available as well.
Besides the campground, the park also offers a beach on 12acre Harlow Lake, picnic tables, a playground, recreation programs, a nature trail, hiking and biking, a bridle path, fishing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling. Seasonal small game and deer hunting is allowed with the proper permit.
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  • This has always been home away from home. There used to be a store here also back in the day. Now you have to pay to get in, just like everywhere else. Always beautiful and serene though.  more »
  • This park has a lot to offer - peaceful nature escape , free concerts in Tuesdays, great atmosphere. Well maintained  more »
  • Camp ground was very accessible and the staff was very friendly and welcoming. The camp site itself was very nice, and had the opportunity for more privacy than I was expecting. Bathrooms had the opportunity to get a bit crowded at certain times of the day, but overall a very fun time!
  • Some of the sites could've used more seperation or foliage. Have to really look at the google map image to get a feel for the amount of shade or privacy given. Other than that, great place for a family friendly camping trip. Great prices.

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