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Amherst Veterans Canal Park

Maintained by: Highway Department
Seasons: All
Hours: Dawn to Dusk


  • Accessible Parking
  • Shelter(s)

Other Park Features

  • Trash Receptacles
  • Public Boat Ramp
  • Accessible Kayak Launch
  • Public Grill(s)
  • Seating
  • Park Nature Trails
  • Bike Trail Access - Empire State Trailway
  • Memorial Garden with Seating
  • Accessible Ramp to Waterfront Seating
  • Entrance Sign
  • Waterfront Bench and Table Seating

*For questions about portable accessible restrooms please contact

About Amherst

The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000.

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    (716) 631-7000
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    Municipal Building (Town Hall)
  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221