The Genesee Valley Greenway State Park (GVGSP)
is one of hundreds of greenways being developed across the nation along old canals, abandoned rail beds, and riverbanks. It passes through scenic woodlands, river and stream valleys, rolling farmlands, steep gorges, and historic villages located in sixteen towns in Monroe, Livingston, Wyoming, Allegany, and Cattaraugus counties in New York State. http://www.nysparks.com/parks/189/details.aspx
FOGVG Events: Hike, Bike, Program, Dinner & Annual Meeting in Avon-Sunday Nov.18
Everyone is welcome – come to hike or bike or attend the program and stay for dinner.
See Calendar for details.
Experience hiking or biking the Erie-Attica Trail and Greenway. Meet at 2 pm at the Erie-Attica Trail Parking Area
The program, dish-to-pass dinner, and FOGVG meeting take place at theUnited Presbyterian Church, 133 Genesee Street in Avon.
At 4 pm, popular local historian Tom Cook will present:
Rambles Through History – Exploring the past along the GVG in the Town of Portage
Hiking along the Greenway not only takes you through nature, it is also a journey throug time. Tom’s program will explore the fascinating history of the lands along the Genesee Valley Greenway in the town of Portage from the days of the Seneca Indians to the early 20th century. Included will be stories of early pioneers, canal and railroad days, local disasters, noted residents, a Civil War training camp, the Portage Falls, and more.
Dinner follows at about 5:30 pm and Annual Meeting at about 6:30 pm