Letchworth HomeLetchworth State Park, “The Grand Canyon of the East,” is home to a dramatic natural beauty and unique history like no other. The park serves many functions for its 750,000 visitors each year. Whether they come to hike, camp, take a scenic hot air balloon ride, go white water rafting, study geology, ecology and biology, or to simply appreciate nature Letchworth State Park offers it all.

The addition of the Letchworth Nature Center will allow visitors to delve deeper into the Letchworth story than ever before. The Nature Center will be a four-season venue where everyone can come to appreciate and understand the park’s exceptional beauty, diverse recreational offerings, abundant geological, natural and cultural histories, and its varied ecosystems. Interactive exhibits and programs will help visitors develop their observational skills and guide them to seasonal attractions in the park. For students and teachers, it will serve as a valuable resource for expanded research, education and exploration.

We’re asking you to become part of the ongoing Letchworth story. Help us enhance the visitor experience by making the Letchworth Nature Center a reality with your donations and support.


Legacy Gifts

Leave an enduring legacy in Letchworth State Park by purchasing a Brick Paver for the new Letchworth Nature Center for the back terrace of the building. Request your name, or that of a friend or loved one, engraved into the brick and leave a lasting impression that your gift helped fund and build. $250 per paver. Donate by filling out the form (Download the PDF).  Other memorial gift and naming opportunites available.

Watch this 6 minute tour of Letchworth State Park
and the plans for the new Nature Center.


                                                              Letchworth Nature Center Campaign Video from John Summerlin on Vimeo.