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Lake Erie State Park. On a bluff overlooking Lake Erie, this park has spectacular scenery. You may swim, hike, bike, fish, and picnic here in warm-weather months. The trails are used for cross-country skiing and snowmobiling in winter. A campground (open late April to late October) includes 102 campsites and 10 cabins. The park is off Route 5 about 9 mi south of Dunkirk. 5905 Lake Rd., Brocton, NY, 14716. 716/792–9214; 800/456–2267 camping reservations. nysparks.state.ny.us/parks. $7 late Apr.–late Oct., free late Oct.–late Apr. Daily 8am–10pm.