Chestnut Ridge, named by early settlers of the region for the wealth of Great Chestnut trees on the hills. The park is approximately 1231 acres. The Casino, est. in 1925 provided a meeting area for public and private uses. Included in the Casino design was a fireplace, concession counter and observation platform on the upper level- it offered an impressive view of Buffalo to the Canadian shore. A timber and stone structure replaced the original in 1938; this Casino structure remains in commission today.
Chestnut Ridge has 2 indoor buildings available for rent year round, as well as various shelters available May 1- Oct 15. The Commissioners Cabin is available to rent April 1- Nov 30.
The Lower Meeting Room of the Casino is also available to rent year round. From December 1- April 15, you may reserve an area for 4 hours. It accommodates approximately 40 people. You may choose from 10 AM- 2 PM or 3 PM- 7 PM. The rest of the year you are able to reserve the entire room. Alcohol is prohibited in the Lower Meeting Room. Great for birthday parties!