Jun
23
Sat
Bike the Greenway from Avon Area North- CANCELLED
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cycling the GVG

 

CANCELLED – DUE TO FMAILY ILLNESS THE LEADER IS NOT GOING TO BE AVAILABLE FOR THIS EVENT.   Save the date and watch for starting place, final time, and route. Total distance will be at least 16 miles. Mountain or hybrid bikes recommended, helmets required.  Bring water.  Leader: Shelly Jackson. Questions: fogvg@frontier.com or (585) 490-3302

Greenway Meeting @ Humphrey Nature Center, Letchworth State Park
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Greenway meeting of the Friends and NYS Park’s staff occur every two months.  This meeting takes place at 10 am at the Humphrey Nature Center, Letchworth State Park, 6773 Trailside Road.  All interested persons are invited to join this meeting.

Jun
25
Mon
Letchworth State Park Hike @ Inspiration Point, Letchworth State Park
Jun 25 @ 5:15 pm – 7:15 pm

View from Inspiration Point

 

Meet in Letchworth State Park at the Inspiration Point parking lot at 5:15 PM. Note that the Portageville entrance is still closed.  Use the Castile entrance and turn right onto the main Park Road. Inspiration Point parking area is on the left of the main park road maybe a quarter mile or so after going past the Visitor Center which is also on the left. The hike leader is Jim Pomeroy, a retired DEC Fisheries biologist. He is a very knowledgeable hike leader.

Jul
14
Sat
Historic Interpretive Hike – Wegmans Hike #11- River Rd to Route 19A
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Greenway south of Whiskey Bridge

 

This hike is in Wyoming County, just south of the Village of Portageville. Park and meet at the trailhead on the east side of Route 19A at the intersection of River Rd, about .33 mile south of Bailey Rd (aka Whiskey Bridge).  Easy, flat trail with a mixed surface. Traverses under a forest canopy, alongside farms and ends near a picturesque bend in the Genesee River. 2.4 miles round trip (42.554845, -78.053066)

Jul
28
Sat
Greenway Bicycle Ride – Scottsville to Avon @ Canauwaugus Park, Scottsville, NY
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

 

Meet south of Scottsville at the Canawaugus Park Parking Area for a ride on the Greenway and the new Erie-Attica Trail into the Village of Avon.  After a late breakfast at the Village Restaurant on the circle, we will return on the same route to Canawaugus Park for a total of 16 miles.  Ride leader: Ron Abraham.  Questions: 585-490-3302 or fogvg@frontiernet.net

Aug
11
Sat
Historic Interpretive Hike – Wegmans Hike #12 – Rockville Dam to Huck Rd.
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

Austin Bench at Irish Cemetery 

Hiking on Greenway near Rushford Lake

This hike is located in Allegany County in the Towns of Belfast and New Hudson.  Park and meet at the Rockville Lake dam at the end of Lake Rd. There are two Lake Roads, turn on the one across from Ramsey Rd off Route 305. Easy, flat trail with a mixed surface. Offers a relaxing hike through a heavily wooded area with wild flowers, a babbling brook, old Irish cemetery and remnants of the old canal. 2.1 miles round trip (42.307877, -78.150362)

Sep
8
Sat
Historic Interpretive Hike – Wegmans Hike #13 – Route 305 to Tibbetts Hill Rd. @ Rt. 305 Greenway Parking Area
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Saturday, September 8, 10 AM – Historic Interpretive Hike – Wegmans Hike #13 – Route 305 to Tibbetts Hill Rd.This hike is located in Allegany County in the Towns of Belfast and New Hudson.  Park and meet at the parking lot on the south side of Route 305 between Baragon Hill Rd and Gleason Hill Rd. Easy, flat trail with a mixed surface. This section is heavily wooded and traverses through forested wetlands offering numerous opportunities to view wildlife. 4.2 miles to trail marker and back (42.302822, -78.163094)

Oct
13
Sat
Historic Interpretive Hike – Wegmans Hike #14 – Bull St. to West Cuba Rd. @ Bull St. Parking Area
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

November Greenway hike in Cuba

 

 

This hike is located in Allegany County in the Village of Cuba. Park and meet on the west side of Bull St near the gazebo adjacent to the funeral home.  Easy, flat trail with a milled surface. Relaxing trail parallels Griffin and Olean Creeks offering views of abundant wildlife. 2.7 miles round trip (42.216592, -78.283329)