Songbirds, Waterfowl, and Shorebirds are some of the migratory birds that can be watched and photographed.
Pan Fish, Catfish, Walleyes, Northern Pike, Bass and Perch are always there to challenge all anglers in Lake Erie.
As a park with natural aquatic features, aquatic alerts of various types may have been issued. Be sure to check these sites below!
- For more information about preventing the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species: www.dec.ny.gov/animals/48221.html
- For more information on Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) visit: https://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/83310.html
- To learn more about Fish Consumption Advisories for Western New York, visit https://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/outdoors/fish/health_advisories/regional/western.htm
A beautiful park, picnic tables and a playground.
Camping, open fires and alcohol are prohibited at Wendt Park. Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry regulations apply.
Wendt Park is a 164-acre lakefront estate and was used as the Henry W. Wendt, Jr. family's summer residence, which they later renamed the "The Ridgewood."
The grounds present a panorama of cropped lawns, picnic tables, and a playground. This passive park is a great picnic location, but rocky/shale beach conditions and a non-lifeguarded beach make swimming prohibited.
Swimming does not open at Bennett Beach until 6/16 (weather permitting). There is no swimming at Wendt Beach.