6 First Day Hikes at Letchworth State Park! | Kids Out and About Buffalo

6 First Day Hikes at Letchworth State Park!


*The event has already taken place on this date: Sat, 01/01/2022
Whether you want to see the first sunrise of 2022, take a guided hike with a park naturalist or go on a self guided trek using our Agents of Discovery App - there's a perfect First Day Hike for you and your family. Celebrate the New Year enjoying the Grand Canyon of the East!

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Agents of Discovery Mission – Start this self-guided adventure at the Humphrey Nature Center and use your smartphone to explore the hidden secrets of human and natural history in the heart of Letchworth State Park. Either download the FREE Agents of Discovery app and Letchworth First Day Hike Mission ahead of time or use the wifi available at the Humphrey Nature Center to download before starting your adventure.

First Sunrise Hike (7 am) – Witness the first sunrise of 2022 over the breathtaking gorge of Letchworth State Park. This easy hike on mostly level ground offers wonderful views and great photo opportunities. 1 ½ hours, 1 mile. Meet at South End – Humphrey Nature Center.

First Day Hike to Hogsback Overlook (10 am) – Enjoy a guided hike along the Highbanks Trail with great views of the Genesee River. The Hogsback Overlook provides great views of a unique geological feature of the gorge within Letchworth State Park. 1 ½ hours, 1 ½ miles. Meet at North End – South Highbanks Shelter.

First Day Hike on the ANT (10:30 am) – The Autism Nature Trail (ANT) at Letchworth State Park, which first opened in October 2021, is a first of its kind inclusive trail that highlights the interests and abilities of all users. 1 ½ hours, 1 mile. Meet at South End – Humphrey Nature Center.

First Day Waterfalls Hike (1 pm) – Join us for a hike to Inspiration Point, the Glen Iris Fountain and Middle Falls. This more moderate hike offers incredible views and explores exotic trees, as well as state and national champion trees. 2 hours, 2 miles. Meet at South End – Humphrey Nature Center.

First Day Hike to Mt. Morris Dam (1 pm) – Join Park Ranger Tom Wenzel from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for a guided hike with wonderful gorge views and interesting perspectives of the Mt. Morris Dam. Learn all about the Dam's functions and its importance to communities between Letchworth State Park and the City of Rochester. 1 ½ hours. 2 miles.  Meet at North End – South Highbanks Shelter.


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Organization:

Letchworth State Park

Location:

1 Letchworth State Park
Castile, NY, 14427
United States

Phone:

585-493-3682
Contact name: 
Roland Beck
The event has already taken place on this date: 
01/01/2022
Time: 
varies, see below