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

Enjoy a day of celebrating Western New York's history with Native American dancers, athletic & craft demonstrations, Native American food and goods.

There will be a performance by Gretchen Sepik portraying Mary Jemison, whose amazing story is one encompassing both the pioneer culture and Native America culture. Other presentations will include Native American storytelling by Barbara Bethmann-Mahooty, Native American flutes by Ken Wallace and log hewing construction by Dave Keiber. Throughout the day there will be Atlatl competitions for all ages, performances by the Native American dance team "The Seven Generation Dancers" from Salamanca and pioneer walks led by Tom Cook, historian. The day's events will take place at the Trailside Lodge.

Trailside will also be the site of a craft show and sale featuring Native American and pioneer crafts and skills. Some of the crafts and skills presented this year include flintknapping, basket making, open hearth cooking, spinning wool, blacksmithing, corn husk doll making and more.

Exhibits in the William Pryor Letchworth Museum which will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. & will highlight Native America Culture and the pioneer story of the development of Letchworth State Park and the surrounding area. The day's events will conclude with ceremonies at the gravesite of Mary Jemison on the Council Grounds on a bluff above the Glen Iris Inn and the William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

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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