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PARKS, GARDENS, NATURE CENTERS, ZOOS AND OTHER GREENSPACE IN WNY

Here are some links to parks, gardens, nature preserves, zoos and other greenspace in the region. Many other related attractions do not have websites; for more information, consult a print copy of Western New York Explorer's Guide or check out some of the links to area convention and visitors bureaus on the WNY Resources page.

Please contact me if you know of any other site that should be added to the list or if you find a link that is no longer valid.

 

Greater Niagara Region, including Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Wyoming, and Orleans Counties and Southern Ontario
New York State Parks
Buffalo Zoo
Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens
Buffalo Olmsted Parks
Charles E. Burchfield Nature and Art Center (West Seneca)
Penn Dixie Paleontological and Outdoor Education Center (Hamburg)
Zooz Nature Park (Fort Erie, Ontario)
Niagara Parks (Ontario, Canada)
Bergen Swamp (Byron)
Beaver Meadow Nature Center (North Java)


The Southern Tier, including Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Allegany Counties
Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History (Jamestown)
Jamestown Audubon Nature Center
Rock City Park (Olean)
Panama Rocks (Panama)
Gooseneck Hill Waterfowl Farm (Ashford)
Wild Spirit Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (Delevan)
Pfeiffer Nature Center (Portville)
Grennwood Hill Farm (Andover)

Finger Lakes Region, including Monroe, Livingston, Steuben, Ontario and Yates Counties
Seneca Park Zoo (Rochester)
Rochester Civic Garden Center (Rochester)
Monroe County Parks (Rochester)
Long Acre Farms (Macedon)
Sonnenberg Gardens (Canandaigua)