On the moonlit night of July 13, 1855, four men and two boys were fishing in a boat on Silver Lake. As they began to row the boat in, each passenger watched as a nearby floating log began to move, dipping in and out of the water. Then without notice, a horrid beast leapt from the water, showing itself in all its glory before splashing back into the murky water and disappearing. That evening, legend of the Silver Lake Sea Serpent was born.
There's plenty of summer fun to be had, so get outdoors at Beaver Meadow! Canoe the beaver pond, explore wildflowers & insects and enjoy a campfire night hike. We have the rundown here for you and your family - just a short trek from Buffalo & Rochester!
Attention outdoor rec enthusiasts, mark September 10th on your calendars! Letchworth State Park is hosting its first annual Outdoor Rec Fest to give visitors an opportunity to see and try over 30 ways for all to enjoy the great outdoors at Letchworth. Whether you are an avid adventurer or a beginner, the Outdoor Rec Fest offers an experience for all!
The Mount Morris Dam tour is ideal for active visitors with an interest in engineering and natural resource management. This popular ranger guided walking tour lasts approximately 1 hour and includes a steep 1 mile trek into the Genesee River Gorge to the top of the Mount Morris Dam. From the top of the dam, there are great photo opportunities and amazing views of the gorge from a unique perspective.