Houghton / Letchworth KOA Attractions

We are open! Please follow us on Facebook to receive updates on Covid-19 guidelines.

Learn More

Local Area Attractions Near Houghton / Letchworth KOA

Letchworth State Park
Letchworth State Park

Letchworth State Park is located just 12 miles (20 minutes) north from our campground. Letchworth is known as the "Grand Canyon of the east." This state park is one of the most scenically magnificent areas in the eastern U.S. The Genesee River roars through the gorge over three major waterfalls between cliffs--as high as 600 feet in some places--surrounded by lush forests. Hikers can choose among 66 miles of hiking trails.

Letchworth Balloon Festival - Dates TBD (usually in May)
Letchworth Arts and Crafts Show - Dates TBD (usually Columbus Day Weekend)

1 Letchworth State Park

Castile, NY 14427

585-493-3600

Adventure Calls Outfitters
Adventure Calls Outfitters

A trip down the river through “The Grand Canyon of the East” provides memories that will last a lifetime and is the perfect trip for first-time rafters, youth groups, and families with children.

7051 Lower Falls Road

Letchworth State Park

Castile, NY 14427

888-270-2410

Website

Darien Lake Theme Park
Darien Lake Theme Park

We are 46 miles (60 minutes) from Six Flags Darien Lake Theme Park Resort

Website

Silver Lake State Park
Silver Lake State Park

Silver Lake State Park is a beautiful park that offers swimming, a boat launch for boating and fishing and is about 30 minutes from the campground. It also has picnic areas and a comfort station.

4213 W. Lake Road

Silver Springs, NY 14550

585-493-3600

Charcoal Corral & Silver Lake Drive-In
Charcoal Corral & Silver Lake Drive-In

Just 30 minutes from the campground is the Charcoal Corral & Silver Lake Drive-in. Not only does it have a movie drive-in, but It has miniature golf, a game room, a restaurant, pizza and ice cream. Enjoy your day on Silver Lake and have some fun in the evening at the Charcoal Corral & Silver Lake Drive-in.

7037 Chapman Ave.

Perry, NY 14530

Website

Cuba Lake
Cuba Lake

Cuba Lake is 30 minutes from the campground, located north of the Village of Cuba, in western Allegany County. It is a man-made lake that was created in 1858. Public boating access is provided at the DEC boat launch site off West Shore Road, near the Rawson Creek inlet. A hand launch into the creek itself can accommodate canoes and kayaks. Tailored boats can launch at the main launch, which is equipped with a concrete ramp and floating docks. Parking is available for 24 cars with trailers and 10 additional cars.

70 County Road 25

Cuba, NY 14727

Rushford Lake
Rushford Lake

Rushford Lake is a 585 acre man-made reservoir located 15 minutes from the campground in northwest Allegany County.
Anglers have access at two spots on the north side of the lake. The Balcom Beach area provides shore fishing access and a trailered boat launch.
From Route 243, take Balcom Beach Road to Old State Road. Shore fishing access is also available on the north side of the Caneadea Dam, from the picnic area at the end of Lake Road (Formerly Dam Road).

Moss Lake Nature Sanctuary
Moss Lake Nature Sanctuary

The ultimate nature walk around this peat bog filled with geese, fish and turtles. Plan to visit this natural reserve located only 4 miles from the campground. Bring some bread because the fish really love to eat!

9149 Sand Hill Road

Houghton, NY 14744

Stony Brook State Park
Stony Brook State Park

Stony Brook State Park is 50 minutes from the campground and features a rugged gorge in the rolling hills of Western New York. You can enjoy the park's rich scenery while picnicking, swimming or hiking. The North Entrance for day use visitors features a picnic area with tables, grills, restrooms, playground, natural stream-fed pool, and entrance to the hiking trails.

10820 Route 36 South

Dansville, NY 14437

585-335-8111

Hidden Valley Animal Adventure
Hidden Valley Animal Adventure

Just 30 miles or 45 minutes from the campground you can go for a trolley ride through a 60-acre park that allows visitors to view & interact with zebras, bison & more.

2887 Royce Road

Varysburg, NY 14167

585-535-4100

Website

Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is just an hour and half (1 1/2 hours) from the campground. Many of our campers enjoy Letchworth for a day and then head up to Niagara Falls the next day. You do need your passport or an enhanced Driver's License (Issued by New York, Michigan, Vermont and Washington only) to travel to the Canadian side.

Website

Corning Museum of Glass
Corning Museum of Glass

The Corning Museum of Glass is a museum in Corning, New York, located an hour and fifteen minutes (1.15 hours) from the campground that is dedicated to the art, history and science of glass. It was founded in 1951 by Corning Glass Works and currently has a collection of more than 50,000 glass objects, some over 3,500 years old.

1 Museum Way

Corning, NY 14830

607-937-5371

Website

The Strong Museum
The Strong Museum

The Strong is a highly interactive, collections-based museum devoted to the history and exploration of play. It is one of the largest history museums in the United States and one of the leading museums serving families. The Strong houses the world's largest and most comprehensive collection of historical materials related to play. The Strong museum is located an hour and a half (1 1/2 hours) from the campground.

1 Manhattan Square Drive

Rochester, NY 14607

Website

Sprague's Maple Syrup Farm
Sprague's Maple Syrup Farm

Family-owned syrup farm & American restaurant featuring maple-infused items & breakfast all day. It is 50 minutes from the campground, but definitely worth the trip.

1048 Portville-Obi Rd

Portville, NY 14770

716-933-6637

Website

Cuba Cheese Shoppe
Cuba Cheese Shoppe

On your way home from Sprague's Maple Farm, stop by the Cuba Cheese Shoppe. The Cuba Cheese Shoppe is nestled in the farmlands of southwestern New York State where cheese has been a principle product since the late 1800's. Cuba, at that time, was the "cheese center of the world."

53 Genesee Street

Cuba, NY 14727

800-543-4938

Website

The Arcade and Attica Railroad
The Arcade and Attica Railroad

Welcome Aboard! The Arcade and Attica Railroad is located 17 miles (25 minutes) from our campground in the village of Arcade. Journey back in time.....even before you board the train. As you enter the historic station, you are surrounded by the history of railroading in America.

278 Main St.

Arcade, NY 14009

585-492-3100

Website

Angelica, NY
Angelica, NY

Historic Angelica, N.Y. is a beautiful town to walk through, with shops and parks and many historical buildings. Just 23 miles or 30 minutes from the campground.

49 Park Circle

Angelica, NY 14709

Website

Wellsville Balloon Rally
Wellsville Balloon Rally

30+ hot air balloons taking off nightly in July. Yearly event. 2020 dates TBD.

Website

Houghton College
Houghton College

Houghton College provides an academically challenging, Christ-centered education in the liberal arts and sciences for students from diverse traditions and economic backgrounds.

Houghton College Facts

  • Year founded: 1883
  • Sponsored by: The Wesleyan Church
  • Athletic Mascot: Highlander
  • Colors: Purple & Gold
  • 1,100 students representing 40 states and Canadian provinces and 25 foreign countries

1 Willard Ave.

Houghton, NY 14744

585-567-9200

Website