Winter Snowshoe Hikes at Allegany State Park

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Repeats every week until Sun Jan 30 2022 .
Sat, 01/08/2022 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Allegany State Park Snowshoers

WINTER SNOWSHOE HIKES - Winter Snowshoe Hikes- Join in as we explore the woods and various points of interest at Allegany State Park. Beginning January 5th, Park Naturalists will lead interpretive snowshoe treks or hikes (even if there is no snow) on Tuesday evenings at 4:30 PM and Saturday afternoons at 11:00 AM.

Witness a breath-taking winter sunset, hike along a quiet creek, visit a secret beaver pond, or a historic site. Meeting places and hikes will vary. Be sure to dress for the weather, bring a flashlight, water, a snack, and a sense of adventure. Need snowshoes? No problem, we have several pairs to rent for FREE during the program. Call to reserve snowshoes by 10 AM the day of each hike.
For more information and the location of th eweekly hike, contact the Environmental Education/ Recreation Department at 716-354-6232 or follow them on Facebook. All programs and times are subject to change.
January 4 and 8– Meet at Summit Warming Hut– Hike Bear Paw
January 11 and 15– Meet at the Administration Building - Hike Red Jacket
January 18 and 22– Park near Red House Toll– Hike Hemlock Hollow
January  25 and 29-Meet at Camp Allegany– Hike Nature Trail
February hike locations TBA.

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation oversees more than 250 parks, historic sites, recreational trails, golf courses, boat launches and more, which are visited by 74 million people annually. For more information on any of these recreation areas, call 518-474-0456 or visit, connect with us on Facebook, or follow on Instagram and Twitter.

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Allegany State Park
Various Spots
Salamanca, NY 14779
United States
Phone: 716-354-9101 ext. 236
42° 10' 6.6288" N, 78° 43' 46.92" W
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