Knox Farm State Park is a 3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near East Aurora, NY and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
cross country skiing
Knox Farm State Park is the former country estate of Buffalo's renowned Knox Family. It is located adjacent to the historic village of East Aurora. The park's 633 acres are comprised of a variety of habitats,including 400 acres of grasslands, and 100 acres of woodlands, ponds and wetland areas. Visitors to Knox Farm can observe wildlife, hike, cross-country ski and ride horseback along beautifully scenic nature trails. Nature walks are also offered through a partnership with New York Audubon and the Buffalo Audubon Society, as well as programs offered by state park naturalists. The Knox Farm Visitor Center contains exhibits of historic and natural interest. Biking is allowed in designated areas and horseback riding and driving by permit only. -
The path is easy to follow, with beautiful forest and plain views
This is a great park for kids and dogs. Some of the paths are paved, so it is stroller friendly too. A bit crowded on the weekends, but a beautiful place for an easy hike.