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Do Fairies Live in Letchworth?
Sunday, August 31, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Building fairy houses. Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

1 mile, 1/2 hour.

Summer Farewell Festival
Sunday, August 31, 2014 01:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Country Musical performances, petting zoo & pony rides, comedy and variety acts, family activities & lawn games, food and a great fireworks show!

Meet at the Highbanks Recreation Area

Geology Walk
Monday, September 1, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Geology, history and nature lore are the subjects of a walk along the changing path of the Lower Falls. Muddy spots and lots of steps.

Meet by octagon building at Lower Falls parking lot, past Cabin Area "B".

Walk is 1 mile and about 2 horus long.

How the Gorge was Formed- The Story of the Park
Monday, September 1, 2014 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Follow short, paved walkways accessible to wheelchairs and handicapped persons. Cover geology, glacial and human history laced with plants and animals. Comprehensive introduction to Letchworth State Park as viewed from Inspiration Point.

Meet at Inspiration Point parking lot.

1 hour, 1/4 mile.

Glen Iris Estate Walk
Monday, September 1, 2014 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Visit the home and grounds of William Pryor Letchworth. Plants and animals will be highlighted along a historical walk from the museum, past the Glen Iris and to the Middle and Upper Falls before returning to the museum.

Meet at the museum for this 2 hour, 1 mile walk.

Fern Walk
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Become more familiar with the hundreds of local plants that include lichens, fungi, liverworts, mosses, ferns, shrubs, trees and wildflowers. This walk will focus on horsetails, clubmosses and ferns.

Meet at Museum for this 1 mile, 2 hour walk.

Shelf Island Hike: Scenic Loop
Thursday, September 4, 2014 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

General nature hike utilizing trail, but also traveling cross country to gain vantage to scenic vistas of the river valley.

Meet at Parade Grounds parking lot for this 2 mile, 3 hour hike.

Don't forget to bring a lunch!

Approaching Full Moon Over the River
Thursday, September 4, 2014 06:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

In a less familiar realm of sights and sounds, experience the changing colors and moods in the blending zone of daylight and "nightlight". Sky gazing will follow evening programs if weather permits. Visit Lee's Landing on this Crepuscular walk.

Meet at Lower Falls Swimming Pool parking lot and bring a flashlight!

Walk is 1 mile, 2-3 hours long.

Annual Glen Iris 5K Run
Saturday, September 6, 2014 08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

A 5K run benefiting Cordelia A. Greene Library in Castile, NY.

Meeting location: Trailside Lodge

Nature Walk: St. Helena Trail
Sunday, September 7, 2014 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

This general nature walk will be highlighted by what is met along the way of St. Helena Trail.

Meet at St. Helena parking lot for this 1 mile, 2 hour walk.

Upper St. Helena Hike- Scenic Loop Series
Thursday, September 11, 2014 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

General nature hike utilizing trail, but also traveling cross country to gain vantage to scenic vistas of the river valley.

Meet at Trillium Trailhead, 1/2 mile up dirt road past Cabin Area "E".

Bring a lunch for this 2 mile, 3 hour hike!

Jemison Trail Nature Walk
Saturday, September 13, 2014 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

This general nature walk will be highlighted by what is met along the way of Jemison Trail.

Meet at Council Grounds parking lot.

Walk is 2 hours, 1 mile.

Genesee Valley Canal Trail (Locks Section) Nature Walk
Sunday, September 14, 2014 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

This general nature walk will be highlighted by what is met along the way of the Genesee Valley Canal Trail. Meet at the junction of Oakland Road and Route 436 in Oakland, NY. Will car pool.

Walk is 2 hours, 1 mile.

Edible Plant Walk
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Become more familiar with the hundreds of local plants that include lichens, fungi, liverworts, mosses, ferns, shrubs, trees and wildflowers. This 2 hour, 1 mile walk will focus on edible and medicinal plants.

Meet at Snake Hill Overlook, on flat of Main Park Road, between Great Bend and Wolf Creek.

Walk is 2 hours, 1 mile.

Scenic Loop Series: Smokey Hollow Hike
Thursday, September 18, 2014 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

This general nature hike will utilize trails, but will also travel cross country to gain vantage to scenic vistas of the river valley. Meet at the Highbanks Camper Contact Station across from the Perry Entrance. Bring a lunch!

Hike is 2 miles and will take about 3 hours.

Native American/Pioneer Heritage Day
Saturday, September 20, 2014 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Enjoy the day with Native American dancers, athletic & craft demonstrations, Native American food and goods.

Meet at the Trailside Lodge

Genesee Valley Greenway Hike Part Six: Oramel to Belfast
Sunday, September 21, 2014 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

This is a multiple part series offered throughout the year. Designed to explore and sample some of this 90-mile linear trail mostly along the Genesee River's valley from Cattaraugus, Allegany, Wyoming, and Livingston to Monroe Counties.

Part six: explore the GVG as it leaves the river and travels east of Belfast past the Canal Warehouse. Meet at canal crossing of Gleason Hill Road just south of Belfast and west of Route 19.

Hike is 4 miles and will take about four hours.

Mushroom Foray
Saturday, September 27, 2014 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

The public in invited to attend this annual fall gathering of the Rochester Mycological Society that will focus on autumn fungi. There will be a morning forway followed by a public display of the mushrooms in the afternoon. 

Meet at Parade Grounds Shelter for this four hour event!

Animal Walk: Visit a Beaver Pond
Sunday, September 28, 2014 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Become more familiar with the thousands of local animals that include spiders, insects, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. This walk will focus on the habitat created by beavers. Meet at Parade Grounds parking lot and bring a lunch!

This 1 mile walk will be through brush and mud.

Mushroom Walk
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
This mushroom walk will highlight autumn fungi! Meet at Highbridge parking lot and bring a lunch! Walk is 1 mile and will take about 3 hours.
Scenic Loop Series: Fiddler's Elbow Hike
Thursday, October 2, 2014 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

This general nature hike will utilize trails, but will also travel cross country to gain vantage to scenic vistas of the river valley. Meet at overlook 2 miles south of Perry Entrance Gate and bring a lunch!

Walk is 2 miles and will take about 3 hours.

Letchworth Arts and Crafts Show and Sale
Saturday, October 11, 2014 until Monday, October 13, 2014 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Over 300 arts & crafts vendors & live entertainment

Location: Highbanks Recreation Area

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