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Originally established in as a trolley park, Midway State Park is one of the oldest continually operating amusement parks in the nation. The first owners of the park constructed playing fields, tennis courts, bath houses and a dance hall to entice customers to ride the trolley on weekends.
Ina new building was constructed with a kitchen, a large dining room and space for dancing and roller skating. Today, this building is home to a museum, gift shop, concession stands and other facilities.
Midway State Park continues to offer the same family friendly atmosphere that visitors have come to love. Patrons can take a nostalgic ride on the vintage carousel, play a game of mini golf, take a spin on the tilt-a whirl and ride the go-karts or watch their children enjoy themselves on the many kiddie rides.
And, while some may prefer to relax while enjoying cotton candy, others can test their skills at classic midway games. Pet Policy: A maximum of two pets are allowed in day use areas unless prohibited by or directive. Pets are to be supervised at all times and either be crated or on a leash not more than 6-feet in length.
Proof of rabies inoculation shall be produced if requested by staff. Pets are not permitted in playgrounds, buildings, golf courses, boardwalks, amusement ride area, pools and spray-grounds or guarded beaches this does not apply to service animals. What will you see? Plan your visit today! For more information, please read our Trail Tips!
A: It is important to remember not to feed any wildlife at Midway State Park. Because of its location, Midway has abundant waterfowl species such as ducks. Feeding waterfowl unnatural and high calorie or protein foods can result in angel wing, a deformity of the t in one or both wings that renders birds flightless. Your browser does not support iFrames. menu. Midway State Park. Allegany Region. General Information : Midwaystatepark parks.
Friends Group Photo Gallery Weather. This small waterway is found along the southwestern boundary of the park.
It feeds into the lake and is home to various aquatic invertebrates. Midway State Park offers vistas of Chautauqua Lake from the shoreline and various vantage points within the park. A colony of little brown bats can sometimes be found roosting in the upper sections of the Hippodrome. This maternal colony consists of mother bats and their pups; the young bats stay with their mothers for days.
Chautauqua Lake is recognized as in Important Bird Area by New York Audubon, an organization which recognizes places that are vital to birds and other biodiversity. In the fall, hundreds of birds, including ducks, swans, geese, and loons, stop at Chautauqua Lake during their migration.
Chautauqua Lake is home to a large fish population, including Walleye, small- and largemouth bass, yellow and white perch, crappie, and muskellunge. Look and listen for these birds at our Park: Black Tern. Bonaparte's Gull.
Hooded Merganser. Lesser Yellowlegs.
Pied-billed Grebe. Clean and remove all visible plants, animals, fish and mud from your boat, trailer and other equipment and dispose of it in a suitable trash container or on dry land.
Drain water from bilge, live wells, ballast tanks and any other locations with water before leaving the launch. Disinfect when possible. Dry your boat, trailer and all equipment completely. At least 5 days of drying time is recommended. Drying times vary depending on weather and material. The Kidneyshell, a rare freshwater mussel, was noted along the shoreline of Chautauqua Lake in We can help support the growth and survival of Kidneyshell mussels by keeping the park clean. When we litter in the park, water runoff eventually carries that waste into the lake.
Protect the lake's water quality by keeping garbage out of the lake! In addition to the rare native Kidneyshell Mussel, Chautauqua Lake is also home to the zebra mussel, an invasive species which threatens native mussels and the Lake ecosystem overall. Little Brown Bats are becoming rarer at Midway and across New York State because of a fungal infection known as white-nose syndrome. This deadly fungus has already spread throughout the northeastern United States and threatens several bat species with extinction.
Sun 11 Jul. No rides or attractions purchase required. Sat 17 Jul. Face Painting with Kristin Veil Located in the Rides area from pm on a first come, first serve basis. Sat 24 Jul. Balloon Art with Paul Chuddy Located in the Rides area from pm on a first come, first serve basis. Sun 25 Jul. View all events for Midway State Park.
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