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Animal Walk
Monday, July 27, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Learn about birds, bugs and other critters. Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

The Iroquois of the Genesee Valley
Monday, July 27, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Treasure Hunting in Letchworth
Monday, July 27, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Geocaching & orienteering, includes short walk. Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Visitor Center.

Owl Prowl
Monday, July 27, 2015 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Bring a flashlight and enjoy this family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

2 hours | 1 mile

Who Lives Here?
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program finding unique animal homes. Hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

Letchworth Rocks
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Stories of stone and ice.

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meets in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Steps into the Past
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 02:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program focusing on geology and old growth forest. Hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet by Octagon Building at Lower Falls parking lot, past Cabin Area "B", includes lots of steps and muddy spots.

Learn About Letchworth Series
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

The Dulcet Tones of the Duclimer with musician Beth Sleboda

This year's theme for the popular Learn About Letchworth Series is "Letchworth Friends and Neighbors." The presentations will feature experts in diverse fields sharing their connections to the neighborhood of Letchworth State Park. Programs are held in the Lower Falls Restaurant.

Tributary Trek - Silver Lake Outlet
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Explore the three largest tributaries that join the Genesee River within the park. Stream shorelines are often jammed with logs and slippery rocks. Wear clothing and footwear you don't mind getting soiled or wet.

Meet at Silver Lake Outlet Bridge, one mile north of Perry Entrance on Main Park Road. Wear clothing and footwear you do not mind getting soiled and wet. Bring a lunch.

3 hours | 1 mile

Walking Trees
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

How plants move their seeds.

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

What's All the Fur About
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Mammal program. Hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Pond Safari
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meet at Trout Pond.

Fishing Games
Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

In the Midst of an Ancient Elephant
Thursday, July 30, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. 

Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Native American Stories
Thursday, July 30, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meet at Middle Falls Viewfinder.

Web of Life
Friday, July 31, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Journey by the Silver Lake Outlet Valley. Family program hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

 

The Art of Ancient Tool Making
Friday, July 31, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Insect Expedition
Friday, July 31, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meet at Trout Pond.
Civilian Conservation Corps Legacy Day
Saturday, August 1, 2015 09:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Hike to all four camps at Gibsonville, St. Helena, Lower Falls & Big Bend. Flag raising ceremony & flower wreaths. Displays & materials at Lower Falls Shelter.

9-9:15am: Meet at CCC Memorial Flag Pole at Lower Falls Raft Concession Building across from Restaurant

9am-3pm: CCC Displays and Materials (Celebration & Cake 12:30-2pm)
Inside the Lower Falls Shelter by the octagon building at Lower Falls parking lot, past Cabin Area B.

10-11am: Gibsonville Camp Tour
Meet at Silver Lake Outlet Bridge, one mile north of Perry Entrance on Main Park Road

11:30-12pm: St. Helena Camp Tour
Meet at lower parking lot off the northern drive at St. Helena Picnic Area.

2-3pm: Lower Falls Camp Tour
Meet at CCC Statue near Lower Falls Restaurant

4-5:30pm: Big Bend Camp Tour
Meet at Parade Grounds Parking lot off State Route 436

3pm: Concert on the Hill & Classic Car Show - Trailside Lodge

Nature Walk - Big Flats and Smokey Hollow Trails
Saturday, August 1, 2015 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

General nature walk highlighted by what is met along the way. Meet at Camper Contact Station.

3 1/2 hours | 2 1/2 miles | Bring a lunch.

Food & Aliens at Your Feet
Saturday, August 1, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Walk into the folklore of our common plants. Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.
The Time Before Dinosaurs
Saturday, August 1, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Stories that fossils tell. Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.
The Life of William Pryor Letchworth
Saturday, August 1, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Walk on his former estate. Meet at William Pryor Letchworth Museum.
Concert on the Hill & Classic Car Show
Saturday, August 1, 2015 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
50's and 60's music, classic car show, trophies, food and fun. Bring your blanket and pick your favorite spot on the hill. Car judging and award ceremony at 6:30pm.
"Shegahunda" Valley
Saturday, August 1, 2015 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Park geology, history, plants and animals. Meet at Middle Falls Viewfinder.
Wildflower Walk
Sunday, August 2, 2015 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

A walk with a focus on wildflowers, but also to discuss lichens, mosses, grasses, vines, shrubs and trees. Meet at Upper St. Helena parking lot.

2 hours | 1 mile

Make Your Own Field Guide
Sunday, August 2, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

 

Predators of Letchworth
Sunday, August 2, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet in the Visitor Center.

The Life of Mary Jemison
Sunday, August 2, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Indoor Ed-venture - Ferns
Sunday, August 2, 2015 02:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Indoor Ed-venture programs allow participants a more detailed study of a topic with comparisons of hands-on specimens and/or various audio-visual aides and handouts. These workshops meet in the Conference Room at the Visitor Center and Regional Administration Building located in Letchworth State Park.

In the Fern Workshop, study the structure and form of dozens of ferns and their allies. Dried specimens will be available to contrast and compare their features.

The How, When & Where of the Gorge
Sunday, August 2, 2015 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Park geology, history, plants and animals. Hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Inspiration Point parking lot.

Live Animal Show
Sunday, August 2, 2015 07:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Local reptiles & lore. Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.
Animal Walk
Monday, August 3, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Learn about birds, bugs and other critters. Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

The Iroquois of the Genesee Valley
Monday, August 3, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Treasure Hunting in Letchworth
Monday, August 3, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Geocaching & orienteering, includes short walk. Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Visitor Center.

Owl Prowl
Monday, August 3, 2015 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Bring a flashlight and enjoy this family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

2 hours | 1 mile

Who Lives Here?
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program finding unique animal homes. Hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

Letchworth Rocks
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Stories of stone and ice.

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meets in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Steps into the Past
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 02:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program focusing on geology and old growth forest. Hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet by Octagon Building at Lower Falls parking lot, past Cabin Area "B", includes lots of steps and muddy spots.

Learn About Letchworth Series
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 07:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Dan Dezarn presents "From Steel to Saddles"

This year's theme for the popular Learn About Letchworth Series is "Letchworth Friends & Neighbors." The presentations will feature experts in diverse fields sharing their connections to the neighborhood of Letchworth State Park. Programs are held in the Lower Falls Restaurant.

Walking Trees
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

How plants move their seeds.

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

What's All the Fur About
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Mammal program. Hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Pond Safari
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meet at Trout Pond.

Fishing Games
Thursday, August 6, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

Wildflower Walk
Thursday, August 6, 2015 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Become more familiar with the hundreds of local plants that include license, fungi, liverworts, mosses, ferns, shrubs, trees and wildflowers. This particular program will focus on wildflowers, but will also discuss lichens, mosses, grasses, vines, shrubs and trees.

Meet at Gardeau Overlook | 2 hours | 1 mile

In the Midst of an Ancient Elephant
Thursday, August 6, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. 

Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Native American Stories
Thursday, August 6, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meet at Middle Falls Viewfinder.

Web of Life
Friday, August 7, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Journey by the Silver Lake Outlet Valley. Family program hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

 

The Art of Ancient Tool Making
Friday, August 7, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Insect Expedition
Friday, August 7, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meet at Trout Pond.
Food & Aliens at Your Feet
Saturday, August 8, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Walk into the folklore of our common plants. Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.
The Time Before Dinosaurs
Saturday, August 8, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Stories that fossils tell. Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.
The Life of William Pryor Letchworth
Saturday, August 8, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Walk on his former estate. Meet at William Pryor Letchworth Museum.
"Shegahunda" Valley
Saturday, August 8, 2015 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Park geology, history, plants and animals. Meet at Middle Falls Viewfinder.
Make Your Own Field Guide
Sunday, August 9, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

 

Predators of Letchworth
Sunday, August 9, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet in the Visitor Center.

Nature Walk - Trout Pond Trail
Sunday, August 9, 2015 01:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

A general nature walk highlighted by what is met along the way. Meet at Trout Pond.

2 hours | 1 mile

The Life of Mary Jemison
Sunday, August 9, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

The How, When & Where of the Gorge
Sunday, August 9, 2015 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Park geology, history, plants and animals. Hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Inspiration Point parking lot.

Nature of Letchworth
Sunday, August 9, 2015 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Slide program. Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.
Animal Walk
Monday, August 10, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Learn about birds, bugs and other critters. Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

The Iroquois of the Genesee Valley
Monday, August 10, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Treasure Hunting in Letchworth
Monday, August 10, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Geocaching & orienteering, includes short walk. Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Visitor Center.

Owl Prowl
Monday, August 10, 2015 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Bring a flashlight and enjoy this family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

2 hours | 1 mile

Who Lives Here?
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program finding unique animal homes. Hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

Letchworth Rocks
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Stories of stone and ice.

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meets in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Steps into the Past
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 02:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program focusing on geology and old growth forest. Hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet by Octagon Building at Lower Falls parking lot, past Cabin Area "B", includes lots of steps and muddy spots.

Learn About Letchworth Series
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 07:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Craig Braack presents "The Story of the Genesee Valley Canal"

This year's theme for the popular Learn About Letchworth Series is "Letchworth Friends & Neighbors." The presentations will feature experts in diverse fields sharing their connections to the neighborhood of Letchworth State Parks. Programs are held in the Lower Falls Restaurant.

Fern Walk
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 10:00 AM
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 particular program focuses on horsetails, clubmosses, and ferns.

Meet at Silver Lake Outlet Bridge, one mile north of Perry Entrance on Main Park Road.

2 hours | 1 mile

Walking Trees
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

How plants move their seeds.

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

What's All the Fur About
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Mammal program. Hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Pond Safari
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meet at Trout Pond.

Fishing Games
Thursday, August 13, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

In the Midst of an Ancient Elephant
Thursday, August 13, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. 

Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Native American Stories
Thursday, August 13, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meet at Middle Falls Viewfinder.

Web of Life
Friday, August 14, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Journey by the Silver Lake Outlet Valley. Family program hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

 

The Art of Ancient Tool Making
Friday, August 14, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Insect Expedition
Friday, August 14, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meet at Trout Pond.
Food & Aliens at Your Feet
Saturday, August 15, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Walk into the folklore of our common plants. Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.
Tributary Trek - Dishmill Creek
Saturday, August 15, 2015 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Explore the three largest tributaries that join the Genesee River within the park. Stream shorelines are often jammed with logs and slippery rocks. Wear clothing and footwear you don't mind getting soiled or wet. Meet at the junction of Dygert and River Roads.

4 hours | 2 miles | Bring a lunch

The Time Before Dinosaurs
Saturday, August 15, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Stories that fossils tell. Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.
The Life of William Pryor Letchworth
Saturday, August 15, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Walk on his former estate. Meet at William Pryor Letchworth Museum.
"Shegahunda" Valley
Saturday, August 15, 2015 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Park geology, history, plants and animals. Meet at Middle Falls Viewfinder.
Nature Walk - Lee's Landing Trail
Sunday, August 16, 2015 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

A general nature walk highlighted by what is met along the way. Meet at the Lower Falls Swimming Pool parking lot.

3 hours | 1 mile | Bring lunch.

Make Your Own Field Guide
Sunday, August 16, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

 

Predators of Letchworth
Sunday, August 16, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet in the Visitor Center.

The Life of Mary Jemison
Sunday, August 16, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

The How, When & Where of the Gorge
Sunday, August 16, 2015 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Park geology, history, plants and animals. Hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Inspiration Point parking lot.

Live Animal Show
Sunday, August 16, 2015 07:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Local reptiles & lore. Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.
Animal Walk
Monday, August 17, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Learn about birds, bugs and other critters. Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

The Iroquois of the Genesee Valley
Monday, August 17, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Treasure Hunting in Letchworth
Monday, August 17, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Geocaching & orienteering, includes short walk. Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Visitor Center.

Owl Prowl
Monday, August 17, 2015 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Bring a flashlight and enjoy this family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

2 hours | 1 mile

Who Lives Here?
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program finding unique animal homes. Hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

Letchworth Rocks
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Stories of stone and ice.

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meets in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Steps into the Past
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 02:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program focusing on geology and old growth forest. Hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet by Octagon Building at Lower Falls parking lot, past Cabin Area "B", includes lots of steps and muddy spots.

Learn About Letchworth Series
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Karen Russell presents "Reading Mr. Letchworth's Mail: The Story Behind the Mary Jemison Statue"

This year's theme for the popular Learn About Letchworth Series is "Letchworth Friends & Neighbors." The presentations will feature experts in diverse fields sharing their connections to the neighborhood of Letchworth State Parks. Programs are held in the Lower Falls Restaurant.

Walking Trees
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

How plants move their seeds.

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

What's All the Fur About
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Mammal program. Hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Pond Safari
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meet at Trout Pond.

Fishing Games
Thursday, August 20, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

Fern Walk
Thursday, August 20, 2015 10:00 AM
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 particular program focuses on horsetails, clubmosses, and ferns.

Meet at Museum | 2 hours | 1 mile | Difficulty: Intermediate, with more difficult terrain

In the Midst of an Ancient Elephant
Thursday, August 20, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. 

Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Native American Stories
Thursday, August 20, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meet at Middle Falls Viewfinder.

Web of Life
Friday, August 21, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Journey by the Silver Lake Outlet Valley. Family program hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

 

The Art of Ancient Tool Making
Friday, August 21, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Insect Expedition
Friday, August 21, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meet at Trout Pond.
Food & Aliens at Your Feet
Saturday, August 22, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Walk into the folklore of our common plants. Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.
Edible Plant Walk
Saturday, August 22, 2015 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Become more familiar with hundreds of local plants. This particular program will focus on edible and medicinal plants.

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

2 hours | 1 mile

Animal Walk - Insect Safari
Saturday, August 22, 2015 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Become more familiar with the thousands of local animals. This particular program will focus on insects and spiders.

Meet at Mt. Morris Dam Snack Bar parking lot.

The Time Before Dinosaurs
Saturday, August 22, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Stories that fossils tell. Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.
The Life of William Pryor Letchworth
Saturday, August 22, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Walk on his former estate. Meet at William Pryor Letchworth Museum.
"Shegahunda" Valley
Saturday, August 22, 2015 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Park geology, history, plants and animals. Meet at Middle Falls Viewfinder.
"Dam" Good Trail Race
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

A 20K off-road running race along the Letchworth Branch of the Finger Lakes Trail beginning and ending at the Mount Morris Dam and Recreation Area.

For details visit: www.damgoodtrailrace.com

Make Your Own Field Guide
Sunday, August 23, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

 

Predators of Letchworth
Sunday, August 23, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet in the Visitor Center.

The Life of Mary Jemison
Sunday, August 23, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Indoor Ed-venture - Asters and Goldenrods
Sunday, August 23, 2015 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Indoor Ed-venture programs allow participants a more detailed study of a topic with comparisons of hands-on specimens and/or various audio-visual aides and handouts. These workshops meet in the Conference Room at the Visitor Center and Regional Administration Building located in Letchworth State Park.

The waning summer provides a fine assortment of fall flowers including dozens of native asters and goldenrods. More than a dozen, dried species will be available to contrast and compare the features of these diverse daisies.

The How, When & Where of the Gorge
Sunday, August 23, 2015 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Park geology, history, plants and animals. Hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Inspiration Point parking lot.

Nature of Letchworth
Sunday, August 23, 2015 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Slide program. Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.
Animal Walk
Monday, August 24, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Learn about birds, bugs and other critters. Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

The Iroquois of the Genesee Valley
Monday, August 24, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Treasure Hunting in Letchworth
Monday, August 24, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Geocaching & orienteering, includes short walk. Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Visitor Center.

Owl Prowl
Monday, August 24, 2015 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Bring a flashlight and enjoy this family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

2 hours | 1 mile

Who Lives Here?
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program finding unique animal homes. Hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

Letchworth Rocks
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Stories of stone and ice.

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meets in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Steps into the Past
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 02:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program focusing on geology and old growth forest. Hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet by Octagon Building at Lower Falls parking lot, past Cabin Area "B", includes lots of steps and muddy spots.

Learn About Letchworth Series
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Writer Mark Callichia presents "When William Met Mary"

This year's theme for the popular Learn About Letchworth Series is "Letchworth Friends & Neighbors." The presentations will feature experts in diverse fields sharing their connections to the neighborhood of Letchworth State Park. Programs are held in the Lower Falls Restaurant.

Walking Trees
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

How plants move their seeds.

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

What's All the Fur About
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Mammal program. Hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Pond Safari
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meet at Trout Pond.

Crepuscular Walk - Nearly Full Moon by the Pond
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 06:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

In a less familliar realm of sights and sounds, experience the changing colors and moods in the blending zone of daylight and "night light." Sky gazing will follow evening programs if weather permits.

Meet at Trailside Lodge. Bring a flashlight. Muddy spots.

2-3 hours | 1 mile

Fishing Games
Thursday, August 27, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

In the Midst of an Ancient Elephant
Thursday, August 27, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. 

Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Native American Stories
Thursday, August 27, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meet at Middle Falls Viewfinder.

Stone Tool Craftsman Show
Friday, August 28, 2015 until Sunday, August 30, 2015
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Featuring Flintknapping (took-making demonstrations and vendors), Living History in the 19th Century Mountain Men Encampment and the Eastern Seaboard Atlatl Competition. Atlatl (spear-throwing) Competition is Thursday through Saturday. Takes place in the Highbanks Recreation Area.
Web of Life
Friday, August 28, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Journey by the Silver Lake Outlet Valley. Family program hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

 

The Art of Ancient Tool Making
Friday, August 28, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly through July & August.

Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Insect Expedition
Friday, August 28, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Family program hosted weekly through July & August. Meet at Trout Pond.
Food & Aliens at Your Feet
Saturday, August 29, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Walk into the folklore of our common plants. Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.
The Time Before Dinosaurs
Saturday, August 29, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Stories that fossils tell. Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.
The Life of William Pryor Letchworth
Saturday, August 29, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Walk on his former estate. Meet at William Pryor Letchworth Museum.
"Shegahunda" Valley
Saturday, August 29, 2015 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Park geology, history, plants and animals. Meet at Middle Falls Viewfinder.
Make Your Own Field Guide
Sunday, August 30, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

 

Predators of Letchworth
Sunday, August 30, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet in the Visitor Center.

The Life of Mary Jemison
Sunday, August 30, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

The How, When & Where of the Gorge
Sunday, August 30, 2015 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Park geology, history, plants and animals. Hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Inspiration Point parking lot.

Live Animal Show
Sunday, August 30, 2015 07:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Local reptiles & lore. Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.
Animal Walk
Monday, August 31, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Learn about birds, bugs and other critters. Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

The Iroquois of the Genesee Valley
Monday, August 31, 2015 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet in William Pryor Letchworth Museum.

Treasure Hunting in Letchworth
Monday, August 31, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Geocaching & orienteering, includes short walk. Family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Visitor Center.

Owl Prowl
Monday, August 31, 2015 07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Bring a flashlight and enjoy this family program hosted weekly each week in July & August.

Meet at Highbanks Camper Recreation Building.

2 hours | 1 mile

Shelf Island Hike - Scenic Loop Series
Thursday, September 3, 2015 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

General nature hikes utilizing trails, but also traveling cross country to gain vantage to scenic vistas of the river valley. Meet at Parade Grounds parking lot. Bring a lunch.

3 hours | 2 miles | Terrain: Intermediate difficulty level

20th Annual Glen Iris 5K Run
Saturday, September 5, 2015 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600
Visit www.glenirisinn.com or call 585-493-2622 for details.
Nature Walk - St. Helena Trail
Saturday, September 5, 2015 01:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

A nature walk highlighted by what is met along the way. Meet at lowest St. Helena parking lot.

2 hours | 1 mile

Nature Walk - Genesee Valley Canal Trail (Locks Section)
Sunday, September 6, 2015 01:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

A general nature walk highlighted by what is met along the way. Meet at junction of Oakland Road and Route 436 in Oakland, New York. Will car pool.

2 hours | 1 mile

Summer Farewell Festival
Sunday, September 6, 2015 01:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

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

At Highbanks Recreation Area.

Geology Walk
Monday, September 7, 2015 10:00 AM
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. Also offered Tuesdays in July and August as part of the Weekly Walk Series. Meet by octagon building at Lower Falls parking lot, past Cabin Area "B".

2 hours | 1 mile

How the Gorge Was Formed - Story of the Park
Monday, September 7, 2015 12:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Follow short, paved walkways accessible to wheelchairs and handicapped persons. Covers geology, glacial and human history lced with plants and animals. Comprehensive introduction to Letchworth State Park as viewed from Inspiration Point. Also offered Sundays in July and August as part of the Weekkly Walk Series. 

Meet at Inspiration Point parking lot.

1 hour | 1/4 mile

Glen Iris Estate Walk
Monday, September 7, 2015 02:00 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.

2 hours | 1 mile

Upper St. Helena Hike - Scenic Loop Series
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

General natural hikes utilizing trails, 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.

3 hours | 2 miles

Nature Walk - Jemison Trail
Sunday, September 13, 2015 01:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

A general nature walk highlighted by what is met along the way. Meet at Council Grounds parking lot.

2 hours | 1 mile

Smokey Hollow Hike - Scenic Loop Series
Thursday, September 17, 2015 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

General nature hike utilizing trails, but also traveling cross country to gain vantage to scenic vistas of the river valley. Meet at Highbanks Camper Contact Station across from the Perry Entrance. Bring a lunch.

3 hours | 2 miles

Native American & Pioneer Heritage Day
Saturday, September 19, 2015 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Watch Native American Dancers perform traditional dances and learn about their cultural significance. Featuring athletic and craft demonstrations, Native American & Pioneer food and other goods. Small Game Target Atlatl Competition. The Atlatl (spear-throwing) activities are also on Friday and Sunday (contact Douglass Bassett, 585-493-3625 for more information). Meet at the Trailside Lodge.

 

Fiddler's Elbow Hike - Scenic Loop Series
Thursday, September 24, 2015 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

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

Meet at overlook 2 miles south of the Perry Entrance Gate. Bring a lunch.

3 hours | 2 miles

Crepuscular Walk - Approaching Full Moon Over the River
Thursday, September 24, 2015 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 if weather permits.

Meet at Lower Falls Swimming Pool parking lot. Bring a flashlight.

2-3 hours | 1 mile

Mushroom Foray
Saturday, September 26, 2015 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Special program of the Rochester Mycological Society to which the public is invited. A morning foray followed by a public display of the mushrooms in the afternoon. Highlights autumn fungi.

Meet at Parade Grounds Shelter.

Animal Walk - Visit a Beaver Pond
Sunday, September 27, 2015 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 (bugs, butterflies, moths and dragonflies), fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.

This walk will focus on the habitat created by beavers, and will include brush and mud.

3 hours | 1 mile

Mushroom Walk
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
Phone: (585) 493-3600

Special program of the Rochester Mycological Society to which the public is invited. A morning foray followed by a public display of the mushrooms in the afternoon. Highlights autumn fungi.

Meet at Highbridge parking lot. Bring a lunch.

3 hours | 1 mile

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