Knox Farm is a beautiful 633 acre state park located just outside East Aurora, New York. The park is the former country estate of Buffalo’s renowned Knox Family who had called the property the Ess-Kay Farm. It is located adjacent to the historic village of East Aurora, birthplace of the Roycroft Arts and Crafts movement and former home of Millard Fillmore, the thirteenth president of the United States.Make Knox Farm State Park part of your personalized East Aurora itinerary using our East Aurora tour itinerary maker .
Knox Farm State Park is comprised of a variety of natural habitats, including meadows, woodlands, ponds and wetland areas. The park’s 400 acres of grasslands and pastures support plant and animal species that are dependent on these unique habitats for survival. The acquisition of Ess Kay Farm by New York State represented an opportunity to preserve these grasslands, an important habitat that is disappearing throughout the Northeast.
Knox Farm State Park Reviews
This lovely park is a great spot for a run, with ample parking available. There are a variety of paved, gravel, and dirt trails without any large hills. Everything is well marked. The park is dog frie... more »
Today, I hiked 2.6 miles at Knox Farm State Park. Many of the trails are paved, some are dirt or mud depending on the season. The views are very nice and green in the Spring. I imagine that the Fall c... more »
Knox Farm is a great place to visit and is very dog friendly. They have two large areas for dogs to run off leash and some very nice walking paths and light trails as well. If you’re into photography is an excellent place to bring a camera. Fences, barns, stables, the old mansion, the fields and some ponds makes for great photo opportunities! Bring your camera, two and four legged friends and enjoy!
I absolutely adore this park. We took our two children here for mother's day and we all had such a great time. On top of the scenery being beautiful, I was surprised to find a "Library in the Woods" and loved it!! Highly recommend for anyone who wants to take some time to be grounded in nature.
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