Rules & Information
450 South Fourth Street
Lewiston, New York 14092
Phone: (716) 754-4375
Artpark, a New York State Park, is open year-round. Scheduled events at the park take place from May to September.
Beginning November 15, 2008, the upper entrance at Artpark State Park will be closed for the winter season. The Portage Road entrance will be closed and access will be available at the South 4th St. entrance. The roadway will re-open on April 1, 2009 weather permitting.
The Artpark Box Office is open Monday-Friday from 10am to 4pm from May thru September. From October to April, the Artpark Box Office is located within Artpark's administrative offices, adjacent to the Mainstage Theater. During this time, the Box Office is open from 10am to 4pm, Monday thru Thursday, and 10am-1pm on Fridays. By phone: (716) 754-4375.
Artpark's Mainstage Theater and Outdoor Amphitheater are both accessible to handicapped patrons. There are designated parking spaces available in Artpark's Upper (via Portage Road) and Lower (via South Fourth Street) Lots for disabled patrons.
Please call the Artpark Box Office for more details.
Artpark provides several sheltered and unsheltered designated areas that are ideal for picnicking. Picnics are allowed within the park at any time, but must be contained to areas outside of the Outdoor Amphitheater on afternoons of scheduled outdoor concerts.
*With regards to Mainstage Theater events, picnics may accompany concertgoers with lawn seats to Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra performances ONLY.
There are several sites of historical and cultural significance located throughout Artpark, including the original site of the Portage, a Hopewell Indian Burial Mound and remnants of the Oak Hill Mansion. Tours of the parks geological and historic sites, and nature trails are periodically provided by the New York State Interpretive Programs Office. For info, call (716) 745-7848.
Household pets are allowed in the park on leashes (that must not be longer than six feet). They are not allowed in buildings, on improved walkways, or within the Outdoor Amphitheater area during scheduled outdoor concerts.
Other Forms of Recreation
Walking, jogging and bicycling are encouraged throughout the park, although bicycling is discouraged during outdoor concert events for the convenience and safety of patrons.