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Ultimate Guide to Things to Do in Tonawanda

City Guide, Neighborhood Guide, Things to Do

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Written by Step Out Staff

Published on May 5, 2021
Paths, Peaks & Paddles
Photo courtesy of Paths Peaks & Paddles

Looking for something fun to do in the city or town of Tonawanda? From Colvin to the canal there are countless public parks and trails to enjoy, sports based activities, adventures, historical museums, and more to explore.

Don’t sleep on hanging out at Gateway Harbor and the surrounding area during the summer months! The Erie Canal is alive with boats buzzing, kayaks cruising, and nearby bars and restaurants in full bloom.

Aqua Lane Park

128 Aqua Ln Tonawanda, NY 14150

North Towns

Park/Public Space

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Brighton Arena

251 Brompton Rd. Tonawanda, NY 14150

North Towns

Sports

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Brighton Park Batting Cages

147 Brompton Rd Tonawanda, NY 14150

North Towns

Sports

Located on Brompton Road in Brighton Park, the Brighton Park Batting Cages will open from mid April (weather permitting) through end of September (weather ...

Brighton Park Driving Range

147 Brompton Rd, Tonawanda, NY 14150

North Towns

Sports, Golf Course / Golf

The Brighton Park Driving Range, adjacent to Brighton Golf Course and the Paddock Chevrolet Golf Dome, offers 30 tee stations. Ideal for practice or ...

Brighton Park Golf Course

70 Brompton Road Tonawanda, NY 14150

North Towns

Sports, Golf Course / Golf

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Collins Marine

4444 River Rd Tonawanda, New York 14150

North Towns

Marina, Boating

We are selling and renting Misty Harbor pontoons. Have fun and enjoy boating, fishing, and relaxing on the beautiful Niagara River and the Historic Erie ...

Ellicott Creek Park

Niagara Falls Blvd. Tonawanda, New York 14150

North Towns

Park/Public Space

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Escape City Buffalo

750 Young Street Tonawanda, New York 14150

North Towns

Escape City is Buffalo's newest live-action adventure games where you must find your way out. Solve the puzzles and escape through the secret passages. ...

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Historical Society of the Tonawandas Museum

113 Main Street Tonawanda, NY 14150

North Towns

Museum

Our mission is to collect, preserve, interpret, exhibit, and publish the history of the Cities of Tonawanda and North Tonawanda The former New York ...

Isle View County Park

796 Niagara Street Tonawanda, NY 14150

North Towns

Park/Public Space

Isle View is a popular destination for anglers year round. A visit to the 1.2 mile-long park along the Niagara River on any given day will find this park ...

Jefferson Youth Center

250 Athens Blvd Buffalo, New York 14223

North Towns

The Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation Department offers many activities for children and families at its Jefferson Youth Center (at the former ...

Lincoln Arena

1200 Parker Blvd Buffalo, NY 14223

North Towns

Sports

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Long Homestead Historical Museum

24 E Niagara St Tonawanda, NY 14150

North Towns

Museum

The Benjamin Long Homestead is a historic house museum. From the time you enter the cellar side-door on the west end, to when you finish your tour in ...

Niawanda Park

300-600 Niagara St. Tonawanda, New York 14150

North Towns

Park/Public Space

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Paddock Chevrolet Golf Dome

175 Brompton Rd. Tonawanda, NY 14150

North Towns

Sports, Golf Course / Golf

The Paddock Chevrolet Golf Dome is another exciting Town facility operated by the Youth, Parks and Recreation Department. We have 48 tee stations to hit ...

Paths Peaks and Paddles, Inc.

1000 Ellicott Creek Rd Tonawanda, New York 14150

North Towns

Sports

It is the mission of Paths Peaks & Paddles to serve others by promoting environmental understanding to help form an awareness of the earth and its ...

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Rails to Trails Bike Path

State St. Tonawanda, NY 14150

North Towns

Sports

This 3.9 mile trail is composed of two segments on top of a former railroad bed in the Town of Tonawanda and the City of Tonawanda.  The railroad corridor ...

Sheridan Golf Course

490 E Park Dr Tonawanda, NY 14150

North Towns

Sports, Golf Course / Golf

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Sheridan Park

900 Sheridan Dr. Tonawanda, New York 14150

North Towns

Park/Public Space

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Shoreline Trail

Tonawanda, NY 14150

North Towns

Sports

The Shoreline Trail is a continuous multi-use pathway along Lake Erie and the Niagara River, within both Erie and Niagara Counties. ...

Tonawanda Rails to Trails Trailhead (Sheridan to Colvin)

2273-2299 Sheridan Dr Tonawanda, NY 14150

North Towns

Sports

This 3.9 mile trail is composed of two segments on top of a former railroad bed in the Town of Tonawanda and the City of Tonawanda.  The railroad corridor ...

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Tonawanda-Kenmore Historical Society and Museum

100 Knoche Rd Tonawanda, NY 14150

North Towns

Museum

Welcome to the Tonawanda-Kenmore Historical Society! Membership and Volunteers always welcome and encouraged. Send us a message for more information. ...

Town of Tonawanda Aquatic and Fitness Center

1 Pool Plaza Buffalo, NY 14223

North Towns

Sports

Make plans now to visit and join your state-of-the-art community recreation and family fitness center. The Town of Tonawanda Aquatic and Fitness Center ...

Waterbike Adventures

11 Young St Tonawanda, NY 14150

North Towns

Sports

Come join us for a fun filled day on the water at the beautiful Gateway Harbor in Tonawanda. ...

Gateway Harbor Park

Sweeney & Webster Streets North Tonawanda, New York 14120

Niagara County

Park/Public Space

Gateway Harbor extends across the canal from Tonawanda to North Tonawanda and is accessible from both neighborhoods. Our mission is to promote economic ...

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