Big Six Mile Creek Marina

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Big Six Mile Creek Marina
Big Six Mile Creek Marina is located in New York
Big Six Mile Creek Marina
Location of Big Six Mile Creek Marina within New York State
TypeState park
Location3219 Whitehaven Road
Grand Island, New York[1]
Nearest cityGrand Island, New York
Coordinates43°01′23″N 79°00′40″W / 43.023°N 79.011°W / 43.023; -79.011Coordinates: 43°01′23″N 79°00′40″W / 43.023°N 79.011°W / 43.023; -79.011
Area21 acres (0.085 km2)[2]
Operated byNew York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Visitors75,132 (in 2014)[3]
OpenMay through November
WebsiteBig Six Mile Creek Marina

Big Six Mile Creek Marina is a 21-acre (0.085 km2) state park and marina located on the upper Niagara River on Grand Island in Erie County, New York.

Park description[edit]

Big Six Mile Creek Marina is located in a protected valley along a tributary to the Niagara River, and features the only public boat launch facilities on the western side of Grand Island.[4]

The park offers a marina with 134 seasonal boat slips, as well as a boat launch ramp and fishing access.[5] The park is open from May through November.[6]

The park's facilities and docks, initially constructed in the 1950s, were improved and reconstructed in 2013.[7]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. "Big Six Mile Creek Marina - Getting There". Nysparks.com. Retrieved June 28, 2015.
  2. ^ "Section O: Environmental Conservation and Recreation". 2014 New York State Statistical Yearbook. The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. 2014. Table O-9. Archived from the original on September 24, 2015. Retrieved January 31, 2016.
  3. ^ "State Park Annual Attendance Figures by Facility: Beginning 2003". Data.ny.gov. Retrieved June 3, 2015.
  4. ^ "Big Six Mile Creek Marina Rehabilitation and Reconstruction" (PDF). Niagara River Greenway Commission. May 24, 2013. Retrieved June 28, 2015.
  5. ^ NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. "Big Six Mile Creek Marina". Nysparks.com. Retrieved June 28, 2015.
  6. ^ NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. "Big Six Mile Creek Marina Hours of Operation". Nysparks.com. Retrieved June 28, 2015.
  7. ^ Thomas J. Prohaska (July 20, 2013). "In Lewiston, conservancy plans Greenway's first nature preserve". The Buffalo News. Retrieved June 28, 2015.

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