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New York's Falls to the Finger Lakes
New York's Falls to the Finger Lakes

Primitive Camping - Frick'n Eclipse Weekend | WNY Gas & Steam Engine Grounds


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The 175-acre Western New York Steam Association's Club grounds invite you for a weekend of primitive camping, an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast and a perfect spot to view the Total Solar Eclipse on April 8th. 

  • Available Sat April 6th (arrivals start at noon) through Tuesday, April 9th (depart by 1pm)

Bring your chairs and enjoy the club grounds and view limited exhibits of historical equipment in the buildings. Be sure to check out the iconic Eclipse Frick Steam Engine tractor that's on site for a fun photo op!  


75 Primitive Campsites available

  • tents
  • small RVs
  • Large Rvs
  • Car/Van Campsites

Shower house and restroom facilities on site.

Dump station

Hiking areas

Contained campfires allowed. 

Sunday and Monday - Also offering:
  • Tram rides w/ our Frick Eclipse
  • Frick Eclipse belting demonstrations
  • Blacksmith Shop Demonstration
  • Tractors, Hit n Miss, and more!

Sunday Morning -All you can eat Pancake Breakfast (not included in camping rate)


Pricing Information

Primitive Camping $25 per night, 2 night minimum stay

Advance reservations only.

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