In 2024, New York's State Parks and Historic Sites will celebrate their Centennial, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the parks and sites system. This system was built for you, and continues to serve as an acknowledgment that public access to open space and recreational assets is a right, and not a privilege, afforded to all New Yorkers.
Welcome to the Western New York Antique Trail! Located between the East Aurora (Route 400) and Mt. Morris (Route 390) corridor, take a scenic drive through rolling hills and marvel at these cozy rural communities in search of hidden treasures, secret gems and one-of-a-kind antiques.
Enjoy Maple Weekends in Wyoming County, March 18-19 & 25-26. We're one of the leading maple producers in New York State, and during the last two weekends of March, you can visit over a dozen unique maple syrup farms and enjoy freshly made maple syrup, candies, sugar, BBQ sauce, mustard and more!
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!
Summer fun has arrived, and we want you to hit the trail, hear the wind rustling the leaves overhead, and enjoy all the delicious ice cream. That's what summer is all about!
Birding is a fun activity that everyone can enjoy! Western New York is home to a vast array of amazing habitat that supports hundreds of different bird species. Birding, or birdwatching, is one of the fastest growing outdoor recreational activities that can be enjoyed by all ages and experiences, plus it's a great way to get outdoors. Now you can join the fun! Get out and try birding in your neighborhood today. It's easy to get started, by visiting one of these nearby birding sanctuaries.
It is the time of year when we are all excited to see the snow melt, the sun come out and the temperatures rise. While most call this spring, in the outdoor adventure and recreation world – this is the start of mud season! What exactly is mud season? Learn how to navigate this time of the year safely while having fun from Brianne, Owner & Operator of Endlessly Outdoors Company!
Our friends at DatingNews.com have awarded Letchworth State Park Editor's Choice Award as an outstanding Dating Destination for Outdoorsy Couples. Here's what they had to say!
We want you to have plenty of fun in the snow, so here are some popular (and some wonderfully lesser known) sledding & tubing gems in Wyoming County - all just a short drive from Buffalo & Rochester. Hit the hills & have a blast with your family and friends!
Learn about Letchworth State Park's Nature Detective Series & Virtual Field Trips - how they started - why they are an educational and exciting learning tool for you and your family - and how you can enjoy them!
Our beloved Letchworth State Park can fill up quickly, so we've compiled a list of other scenic and beautiful spots for you and your family to enjoy - from removed hiking trails to picnic-friendly green space - plan your perfect adventure!
As the cool, crisp nights of autumn start replacing the hot days of summer in Wyoming County, the maple trees start taking on the brilliant colors we all love to see. So let's celebrate Wyoming County Maple Weekends - October 9-18! The maple producers listed below invite you to come visit, learn about the maple making process, and taste pure maple syrup. Come enjoy the fresh country air, autumn colors, and visit a maple farm!
Bring on FALL! As the leaves turn brilliant shades of yellow, orange and red, we have 5 MUST DO's so you can enjoy this amazing season. Just a 45-minute drive from Buffalo and an hour drive from Rochester and Niagara Falls, come on out and experience Fall in all its outdoor magnificence.
Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming Counties are excited to launch a new regional tourism program – “Fresh Air Adventures – New York’s Falls to the Finger Lakes”. This is a refresh of the successful long-running Country Byways of Greater Niagara and the Finger Lakes program, which has existed for over 25 years and has given the GLOW Counties collaborative capabilities to leverage our unique rural towns and villages, collective attractions and prime location between Niagara Falls and the Finger Lakes.