Welcome to the Chestnut Ridge Conservancy

Dedicated to the improvement of Chestnut Ridge Park

Stonework Restoration

Stone Work Restoration - Tennis Court Fountain

New Main Entrance Sign

New Eternal Flame Trailhead SIgn


CRC Flower Garden Upkeep

Tennis Tournaments at the Ridge

Winter Magic

The Eternal Flame

Santa Land 2018

Sunset at the Casino

Baseball (ca. 1925)

The Original Casino (ca. 1925)

Chestnut Ridge Park Casino & Tennis Courts Arial View

The Chestnut Ridge Conservancy

The Chestnut Ridge Conservancy is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization established to work closely with the Erie County Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry to be of help as an added resource for restoration and improvements to, and the hosting of events, in Chestnut Ridge Park.  Generous contributions of time and talent from our Board of Directors as well as financial contributions from the public make our mission possible.

The Chestnut Ridge Conservancy’s 2019 Initiatives

Along with the various Park events we are sponsoring or co-sponsoring throughout the year (eg. Fishing Derby, United Way Day of Caring, Tennis Tournaments, Movie Night, Kite Festival, Santa Land & Winter Fest), we will also be endeavouring on some capital projects in the park as well.  First, we’re hoping to get some if not all of the tennis court light fixtures replaced and operating again.  Second, we have also budgeted for additional stonework restoration and the casino’s floor refinishing.  Third, we are looking to work with the Parks Department to improve the Eternal Flame Trail Head area to include some seating benches and picnic tables and laying of crushed stone on the trial head.  Fourth and lastly, we have committed $25,000 as seed funding to kick off our fund drive for a significant “all inclusive” playground to be located in the Park.   See more about this on our Playground Initiative’s page. 

You can help us by joining today!

As a member, your tax-deductible contribution will be used to help us with the projects listed above or enhance park usability and improve access to some of the lesser-known features of Chestnut Ridge Park.

If you would rather donate without becoming a member, there are donation levels to meet every budget.  Thank you for your support. 

Upcoming Events

  1. Santa Land

    December 7 @ 11:00 am - December 8 @ 3:30 pm

OP Bee: Chestnut Ridge Conservancy addresses four stonework restoration projects

Learn About the Park’s History

Join Us for the 2019 Gala!

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