Category: Nature

Ice Cream Dreams in Wyoming County

It’s ice cream season is upon us in Wyoming County. You probably have your favorite go-to ice cream spots – or maybe you’re looking for a hidden gem you didn’t know about. We’ve got suggestions for you!


Mud season in Wyoming County? How to hit the trail & enjoy it!

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!


Let's Win For WyCo in the NYS Counties State Photo Contest!

The New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) is hosting a photo contest as a part of National County Government Month. So let's represent and showcase all the amazing places that make Wyoming County an incredible place to recreate, adventure & explore!


couple in Letchworth State Park

Letchworth State Park is a Date Destination for Outdoorsy Couples

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!


couple dining at restaurant

Celebrate Valentine's Day Weekend!

Love is in the air and we want to make sure you have the most romantic Valentine’s Weekend ever. We have delicious culinary treats, cozy overnight getaways & even carriage rides! Have fun you adorable lovebirds.


person snow shoeing

Family-Friendly Winter Activities!

This season, don’t let cabin fever set in - there are many fun and exciting experiences awaiting you close to home! Some have a small fee, while most are totally free fun for you and your family. This includes parks, area businesses and more to help you enjoy winter!


person hiking in snow

Celebrate 2021 with a First Day Hike!

Kick off 2021 with a First Day Hike. On January 1st, 2021 get outside and celebrate the beauty of nature. Here are guided & self-guided hikes you can enjoy with your family as you begin a new year!


New Year’s Eve Foodie Fun & First Day Hikes!

We have plenty of ideas to ring in 2021, and follow that up by connecting with our beautiful natural landscape on New Year’s Day. Here are suggestions on New Year’s Eve Foodie Fun & First Day Hiking adventures you can enjoy to say goodbye to 2020 and hello 2021!


mother and child choose a Christmas tree

Christmas Tree Farms

Make a special family memory - pick the perfect real tree for the holidays. We have plenty of amazing options for you – from U-Cut to Pre-Cut & even freshly prepared wreaths. These real trees will be a special centerpiece in your home and a cherished experience you'll always remember. Celebrate the holidays by supporting our local Christmas tree farms!


butterfly on flower

Letchworth's Nature Detective Series & Virtual Field Trips

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!


Rose Acres Preserve in Java Center NY

Other Hikes & Green Spaces for You!

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!


New York Maple Syrup

Maple Weekends - October 9-18

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!


Letchworth State Park - photo by Tetamore Photographic

Five Adventures You Can Enjoy This Fall!

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.


Serpent's Shadow Triathlon & Duathlon

Join us for the inaugural Serpents Shadow "Paddle" Triathlon and Duathlon in the heart of Wyoming County. The triathlon will consist of a paddle-bike-run and will start in historic Silver Lake, continuing through Wyoming County for the bike and run. Participants will take in the sights of the rural landscapes while offering a course that challenges the athlete.


waterfall at Letchworth State Park

Wyoming County Chamber & Tourism Announces Contest to Celebrate 2020 National Tourism Week

“Our tourism businesses need us more now than ever.” said Eric Szucs, Director of Tourism & Marketing, “We want to celebrate them by sharing amazing stories about the outdoor adventures, delicious restaurants, arts & culture and the wonderful communities we have here. When we fully open for business, we want everyone to know about the outstanding tourism attractions that call Wyoming County home – and that’s why we want to give our residents a voice in sharing what they love, because they tell the best stories and can help us support our small businesses!”


 
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