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Forest Bathing and Moving Meditation at Pfeiffer Nature Center

First Snow at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Sat, 12/07/2019 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Forest bathing, also known in Japanese culture as "taking in the forest atmosphere" or shinrin-yoku, is a moving meditation surrounded by nature. Join us for the second seasonal offering on Saturday December 7th from 2-3pm at the Lillibridge location of Pfeiffer Nature Center.

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5th Annual New Year’s Day Hike For Your Health at Pfeiffer Nature Center

First Day Hike 2020 at Pfeiffer Nature Center
Wed, 01/01/2020 - 10:00am - 11:00am

“When snow falls, nature listens.” Antoinette Van Kleeff.  Looking for a great way to enjoy nature and the benefits of some outdoor exercise?  Then join us on our 5th annual winter’s day hike at Pfeiffer Nature Center!

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First Day Hike in Allegany State Park 2020

First Day Hike at Allegany State Park
Wed, 01/01/2020 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Start your new year off right! Join us at Allegany State Park for our Annual First Day Hike. Allegany’s First Day Hike offers a healthy and relaxing way for people of all ages to get outside and enjoy the winter beauty of the area. The Environmental Education Department will determine the hikes locations. 

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Winter Snowshoe Hikes at Allegany State Park

Winter Snowshoe Hikes at Allegany State Park
Repeats every day on January, February, March every Tuesday until Tue Mar 17 2020 .
Tue, 01/07/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 01/14/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 01/21/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 01/28/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 02/04/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 02/11/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 02/18/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 02/25/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 03/03/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 03/10/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tue, 03/17/2020 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

WINTER SNOWSHOE HIKES - 4:30 PM- Join us every Tuesday evening at 4:30 PM for a trek into the sunset at Allegany State Park. Beginning January 7th, Park Naturalists will lead interpretive snowshoe treks (snow dependent) or hikes if there is not enough snow. Witness a breathtaking winter sunset at Stone Tower, visit a secret beaver pond or hike along a creek.

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2020 Happy Half Marathon and 5k at Holiday Valley

Happy Half and 5k at Holiday Valley 2019
Sat, 05/09/2020 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Organized by the same folks who brought you the fall EVL Halloween Half, the annual spring Happy Half is a serious race, but full of fun surprises along the way. The 13.1 mile route will start at Holiday Valley, take you through the rolling terrain of Great Valley and finish at Holiday Valley. There's also a 5K distance and 1 mile Beer Run.

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2020 Southern Tier Corporate Challenge

2017 Winners - Bysiek CPA, PLLC
Thu, 06/25/2020 - 4:30pm - 8:30pm

Come join in a 5K Run or 2 Mile Walk at Jamestown Community College in Olean from 4:30 to 8:30 on June 21!

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Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2019It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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NYAGT Geocaching Trails

Building made of Extinct Wood

The cabin at Pfeiffer Nature Center is made entirely of American Chestnut, which is now extinct.

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