New York’s Largest State Park Adding Cabins

January 2, 2013 by   - () 3 Comments

A cabin in Camp 10 (Carlton) in 2007. The camp is under construction with new cabins being built. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia.

New York state officials are considering adding more rental cottages in Allegany State Park.

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has issued a request for proposal to development of additional rental cottages in the popular Southern Tier park. Bids for the RFP process are due back by Feb. 13, Buffalo Business First reported.

Currently, Allegany State Park has 375 cabins to go along with its 424 campsites.

The 65,000-acre Cattaraugus County park and recreational destination attracts more than 1.3 million visitors annually. It is the largest of New York’s state parks.

State officials are looking for more upscale cabins to be developed than the more rustic ones already in the park. The RFP package also includes the option to develop a “Group Camp 10” that would provide a cluster of cabins and services for larger groups.

Allegany State Park’s amenities include two beaches, picnic areas, hiking trails, horseback riding trails, snowmobiling and mountain biking trails.

For information about the cabin RFPs, contact Harold Hagemann at (518) 486-2932 or email him at



3 Responses to “New York’s Largest State Park Adding Cabins”

  1. Terry Pienta on May 10th, 2013 5:29 pm

    I went to Camp Carlton as a child for several years. I do have pictures from those days some where in this house and a couple of postcards that we could purchase to mail home to our family. Many happy memories.

  2. Jamie Leopold on June 15th, 2015 6:31 pm

    My older brother and I went to Camp Carlton for 2-3 years in the late 1950. Then it was run by the Episcopal Diocese of Western New York. Lots of fun for a kid!

  3. Neal Hodgson on August 2nd, 2016 2:18 am

    I was both a camper & then a counselor at Camp Carlton. A lot of good memories with Father Bill Bowker & Father John Meirs !! How about those Council Fires !!