Clyde L. Burmaster (Bond Lake) Park

2571 Lower Mountain Rd. Ransomville, NY 14131- MAP
Niagara County Parks Policy
Warming House Rules

*** TRAILS #13 AND #14 ARE CLOSED DUE TO UNSUITABLE CONDITIONS ***

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About:
BL_Sign encompassing five separate lakes, which lends itself to beautiful scenic views. Clyde L. Burmaster Park is a nature-based facility but also offers a variety of different recreational
 
The Clyde L. Burmaster Park is located on Lower Mountain Road in the Town of Lewiston, New York. The park is situated on the Niagara Escarpment on over 551 acres of land
 activities for year-round use. 
Clyde L. Burmaster Park provides the residents of Niagara County with a unique summer experience. The five lakes located throughout the park are perfect for a casual day of fishing. Two large shelters and picnic tables positioned about in various locations are provided for anyone wishing to have a picnic and relax around the main lake. These shelters are available for reservation.  The 13 miles of cross-country trails are maintained by our staff and used during the summer months for hiking, bird watching, and biking. NEW to the park this year is a challenging 18-hole Disc Golf course! 



Snow SceneDuring the winter months the park offers a number of activities that are not available anywhere else in Niagara County. The park provides a large ice skating rink for family oriented skating as well as a smaller rink used exclusively for hockey. There are 13 miles of cross-country skiing trails that are groomed and cared for by our staff. Restroom facilities are available. The Warming House is open to the public when not rented for a private function.  Visitors are permitted to bring picnic style lunches.  No equipment rental is provided for any on site activities.  Ice rink conditions are recorded daily and can be accessed by calling (716) 731-3256.

Winter hours are as follows:
Ice rinks open weekdays 2 PM - 7 PM, and weekends/holidays 11 AM - 7 PM, weather permitting          
Restroom facilities are available



 
The Bond Lake Nature Center is located in the Warming House and is staffed by members of the Bond Lake Environmental and Beautification Committee. The Nature Center is open each Sunday, year round, from noon until 4 PM or by appointment. Please review the Warming House Rules before using. The Center offers numerous exhibits as well as information on the history of the park and surrounding area. The Bond Lake Environmental Committee consists of local residents and business members dedicated to the preservation and restoration of the ecosystem contained within the park. This Committee also sponsors several different events throughout the year including a Winterfest, fishing derbies and bird watching weekends.