Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Beaver Island Nature Center

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2136 West Oakfield Road
Grand Island, NY 14072
Latitude 42.963753
Longitude -78.965118

Located adjacent to the transient marina along the Niagara River, this nature center exhibits many of the local flora and fauna from the park. A park naturalist is on duty during operating hours to provide information that will help you to learn about the park environment. Maps and trail information is also available.

Take a nature walk around the lagoon which is nearby, and experience Beaver Island's diverse wildlife. Enjoy the natural setting surrounded by the majestic oaks along the Niagara River.

Public bathrooms are available in the building.

No pets are allowed inside the nature center.

Hours of Operation

  • Seasonal: July 4th through Labor Day
    Thursday - Sunday, 12 pm - 5 pm

Fees & Rates

Special Programs by Appointment only

Fees: $30.00 for groups of 5-35 people

         $60.00 for groups of 36-65 people

         $105.00 for groups of 66-100 people, over 100 add $1.00 per person

Sat 11 Feb
Birding on the River
Saturday, February 11, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 282-5154

Join us as we search for migratory waterfowl and other wintering birds found along the Niagara River. We will visit the lagoon overlook as well as a few other viewing areas that you will find in our state parks on Grand Island.

Registration: Required

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Did You Know? Bald Eagles are commonly seen in the park year round as well as, Great Blue Herons and Great Egrets

Amenities, Activities & Information

  • Amenities
  • Educational Services
  • Interpretive Signs
  • Self Guided Tours