Darien Lakes State Park, Darien Center

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#113 of 149 in Nature in New York State
Darien Lakes State Park is a 1845acre state park located in western Genesee County, New York, near Darien Center. The park entrance is located on Harlow Road, north of U.S. Route 20.Park descriptionThe 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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  • We have been camping there for years and until last summer and this we have been pleased. The campground itself is beautiful, quiet and relaxing. Having said that the front office check in personal ar...  more »
  • After 3 days of a cool down period, I am stilled compelled to post. These 2 blondes at check in should not be in a customer facing or dealing with the public. We have been camping in NY State Parks fo...  more »
  • Since we live about 15 miles away, we have visited many, many times. There is a small beach by the water. There is a picnic area with tables. My grandson loves the flying disk golf course. Lots of roo...  more »
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  • We love camping at this park. The PROBLEM is the staff that work here. We have been coming here for the last 6 years. This year they have a woman working here with reddish hair who is NOT friendly and is down right MISERABLE about everything. They are not keeping up with the cleanliness and supplies in the bathrooms. How do these ROTTEN type people get this job? Who does she know?????
  • I love the park! The staff is extremely nice and helpful. There is a lot to do here including swimming, hiking, camping, and even disc golf! The beach has very reasonable hours and is well maintained. Definitely the best state park I've ever been too.
  • The campground itself was fine. That being said this place sets up mandatory blocks (some may call them traps) after concerts and stops everyone for an alcohol check. I get the point about safety, but if they really wanted to make it safe they should move the roadblock up the road to where the concert lets out and not just target the paying campers. If they just put a giant sign out front that said something it would not have felt like such a violation. It was insult on top of injury when I came home stone sober and had to deal with that BS.
  • We love this park. Beach is clean, lawn and lots well maintained. Need a campground for a vacation at a great price consider this one. Even if you are doing Niagara falls or Buffalo close enough for a day trip.
  • Clean sites and bathrooms. Good TV reception. Four bar Internet. Convenient to the interstate.

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