South of Buffalo and Ellicottville near Salamanca, the 65,000 acre Allegheny State Park has 79 miles trails open to hiking.
To reach the trailhead from US86, use Exit 21. Head south on Parkway Drive (Park Ave. or Route 1). There are trailheads located at 3 miles and 6 miles.
Overall, Allegany State Park is the 12th most popular hiking trail of all 49 hikes in New York.