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Fri 27 May
Red, White and Blue Balloon Rally
Friday, May 27, 2016 until Monday, May 30, 2016
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

Join us for the 15th annual Red, White and Blue Balloon Rally: Six massed flights from Archery Field, near the Castile Gate. Approximate launch times, Fri: 6:30pm, Sat & Sun: 6:00am and 6:30pm, Mon: 6:00am.

Event is Weather dependent. Spectators welcome.
Contact the park office w/ any questions 585-493-3600

http://www.balloonsoverletchworth.com



Mon 30 May
Geology Walk
Monday, May 30, 2016 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

(2 hours, 1 mile). Geology, history and nature lore are the subjects of a walk into the changing path of the Lower Falls. Lots of steps and muddy spots.

Mon 30 May
How the Gorge was Formed-Story of the PArk
Monday, May 30, 2016 12:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

(1 hour, 1/4 mile). Follow short, paved, handicap-accessible walkways. Comprehensive introduction to Letchworth State Park as viewed from Inspiration Point which covers geology, glacial and human history plus plant and animal lore.

Mon 30 May
Memorial Tree Walk
Monday, May 30, 2016 02:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

(2 hours,1 mile). A general history and nature walk. We will visit the historical memorial trees  that have been planted on the Glen Iris Estate, and also view two State Champions!

Wed 01 Jun
Brooks and Brambles: Along Dishmill Creek
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

Meet Wednesdays at 10:00am (4 hours, 2 miles). Letchworth State Park has over fifty miles of boundary line that traverses many scenic hills and dales. Ten miles in five sessions will be explored. Long pants, sturdy footwear (for mud, prickers, poison ivy and stream crossings) and packed lunch or snacks are all recommended. Car-pooling is required.

Wed 01 Jun
Crepuscular Walks: Full Moon Beaver Walk
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 07:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

Meet evenings (2 hours, 1mile), except as noted. In a less familiar realm of sights and sounds, experience the changing colors and moods in the blending zone of daylight and "nightlight". Star watching will follow programs, weather permitting. Flashlight recommended. May car pool.

Thu 02 Jun
Warbler Walks: Uncommon Species
Thursday, June 2, 2016 07:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

Meet at 7:00 am, Thursdays (2½ - 3 hours, one mile or more). With 25 species, Letchworth State Park may have more nesting species of wood warblers than anywhere else in the world! Each week, actual nesting sites will be visited, and we will search for a third of the park's nesting warbler species, as we study the factors that yield such diversity. Binoculars recommended. May car pool. Also see Indoor Ed-venture on May 8th

Sat 04 Jun
Spring Bird Walk
Saturday, June 4, 2016 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

(2 hours, 2 miles) Scottsville to Route 253. Meet at Canawaugus Park in Scottsville off Route 251. The total walking distance will be about 2 miles, as we walk to the junction of 253 and back.

Sun 05 Jun
Springtime Walks: Birch Trail
Sunday, June 5, 2016 01:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

General nature walks highlighting the spring season and what is met along the way. Separate walks on the following trails.

Wed 08 Jun
Brooks and Brambles: Griffith Road to Pennycook Road
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

Meet Wednesdays at 10:00am (4 hours, 2 miles). Letchworth State Park has over fifty miles of boundary line that traverses many scenic hills and dales. Ten miles in five sessions will be explored. Long pants, sturdy footwear (for mud, prickers, poison ivy and stream crossings) and packed lunch or snacks are all recommended. Car-pooling is required.

Thu 09 Jun
Warbler Walks: Rare Species
Thursday, June 9, 2016 07:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

Meet at 7:00 am, Thursdays (2½ - 3 hours, one mile or more). With 25 species, Letchworth State Park may have more nesting species of wood warblers than anywhere else in the world! Each week, actual nesting sites will be visited, and we will search for a third of the park's nesting warbler species, as we study the factors that yield such diversity. Binoculars recommended. May car pool. Also see Indoor Ed-venture on May 8th

Sat 11 Jun
14th Annual Photographer's Dream Day
Saturday, June 11, 2016 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

Join the Corps of Engineers & the Canyon Camera Club for a day of picture taking & learning. Pack a lunch & enjoy photo seminars, photo walks, & interesting subjects. This is a free public event! For details, please contact the Mount Morris Dam Visitor Center at 585-658-4790.

Sat 11 Jun
Fowlerville Road (Wegmans Hike Number 5)
Saturday, June 11, 2016 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

This hike is located in Livingston County in the Town of York. Park on the south side of Fowlerville Road. Meet at the parking area. (2.5 miles)

Sun 12 Jun
Bird Tour
Sunday, June 12, 2016 06:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

(6 hours). Car-pool through the Park on east or west sides of the river visiting many different habitats that will enable observers to locate over 75 species of birds. Sponsored by the Rochester Birding Association.

Wed 15 Jun
Brooks and Brambles: DeGolyer Road to Castile Gate
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

Meet Wednesdays at 10:00am (4 hours, 2 miles). Letchworth State Park has over fifty miles of boundary line that traverses many scenic hills and dales. Ten miles in five sessions will be explored. Long pants, sturdy footwear (for mud, prickers, poison ivy and stream crossings) and packed lunch or snacks are all recommended. Car-pooling is required.

Sat 18 Jun
Gibsonville Walk
Saturday, June 18, 2016 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

(3 hours, 1mile). Visit the vanished village of Gibsonville. Bring a lunch.

Sun 19 Jun
Springtime Walks: Trout Pond Trail
Sunday, June 19, 2016 01:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

General nature walks highlighting the spring season and what is met along the way. Separate walks on the following trails.

Mon 20 Jun
Crepuscular Walks: Summer's Eve Full Moon by the River
Monday, June 20, 2016 07:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

Meet evenings (3 hours, 2 miles), except as noted. In a less familiar realm of sights and sounds, experience the changing colors and moods in the blending zone of daylight and "nightlight". Star watching will follow programs, weather permitting. Flashlight recommended. May car pool.

Wed 22 Jun
Brooks and Brambles: Five Corners to DeGolyer Road
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

Meet Wednesdays at 10:00am (4 hours, 2 miles). Letchworth State Park has over fifty miles of boundary line that traverses many scenic hills and dales. Ten miles in five sessions will be explored. Long pants, sturdy footwear (for mud, prickers, poison ivy and stream crossings) and packed lunch or snacks are all recommended. Car-pooling is required.

Sat 25 Jun
Rock and Roll Into Summer
Saturday, June 25, 2016 03:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

Musical performances, Wildlife Educators Coalition Animal Exhibit and ourown home-made lawn games, food and FIREWORKS.

Sun 26 Jun
Butterfly Beauties
Sunday, June 26, 2016 02:00 PM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

Study the beauty and composition of hundreds of dried butterfly specimens representing most of the world's butterfly families. Dozens of local and New York species, as well as those found in the Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory, are specially noted. Butterfly structure and local natural history will be featured in two new butterfly videos. This is an excellent primer for the Butterfly Walk on July 9th. (Look for details in the upcoming summer issue of The Genesee Naturalist.)

All workshops meet in the Conference Room in the Visitor Center and Regional Administration Building located in Letchworth State Park.

Wed 29 Jun
Brooks and Brambles: Gibsonville Road to Perry Gate
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 10:00 AM
Letchworth State Park
(585) 493-3600

Meet Wednesdays at 10:00am (4 hours, 2 miles). Letchworth State Park has over fifty miles of boundary line that traverses many scenic hills and dales. Ten miles in five sessions will be explored. Long pants, sturdy footwear (for mud, prickers, poison ivy and stream crossings) and packed lunch or snacks are all recommended. Car-pooling is required.