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Sunday Hike- Franklin Gulf

9:00 AM - Noon

Location: Franklin Gulf - School Street Parking Lot

  • Registration is required for all Programs
  • All Sunday Hikes are an opportunity to get out on a small piece of #10000acrestoexplore available in #youreriecountyparks. These walks are your opportunity to get out and moving while learning about the park, some natural history, and hiking safety tips. This week Ranger Stephanie will focus on the new trail markings in the park.
  • Meet at the School St. parking area

Register for Sunday Hike- Franklin Gulf

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Fall Changes w/ EC Park Rangers @ Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve : part of the “Re-imagined Fall Festival”

10:00 - 11:30 AM

Location: - Reinstein Woods

  • Join Ranger Nikki for a hike discussing the fall changes that have begun and what other changes are still come. Explore animal and plant adaptations and why seasons are so important!
  • Register for this event by contacting Reinstein Woods at 716-683-5959
  • Will be meeting at the Reinstein Woods Nature Center
  • More information on the Re-imagined Fall Festival can be found at https://reinsteinwoods.org/events/reimagined-fall-festival/

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Creek Walk @ Sprague Brook Park

9:00 - 10:30 AM

Location: Sprague Brook - Between Shelters 4 & 5

  • Registration is required for all Programs
  • Join Ranger Nikki for a walk through Sprague Brook, as it passes  through Sprague Brook Park, exploring the rocks and the streambed while learning about this delicate ecosystem that is important and always changing. Please wear clothes and close-toed shoes that you don’t mind getting wet.
  • Meet at the bridge over Sprague Brook (between Shelters #4 and #5).

Register for Creek Walk @ Sprague Brook Park

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Fall Fest

Location: Como Lake

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Sunday Hike- Hunter's Creek

9:00 AM - Noon

Location: Sergeant Mark A. Rademacher Memorial Park/Hunters Creek - Hunter's Creek Road Parking Lot

  • Registration is required for all Programs
  • All Sunday Hikes are an opportunity to get out on a small piece of #10000acrestoexplore available in #youreriecountyparks. These walks are your opportunity to get out and moving while learning about the park, some natural history, and hiking safety tips. This week Ranger Roy will be focusing on the “10-Essentials”
  • Meet at the Hunter’s Creek Rd. parking area

Register for Sunday Hike- Hunter's Creek

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Owl Prowl : Sprague Brook Park

6:30 - 8:30 PM

Location: Sprague Brook - Overflow Parking Area for A/B Camping Loops

  • Registration is required for all Programs
  • WHOO will be there? Join Rangers Stephanie and Roy for a hike where we will listen and look for owls.  We will also discuss the biology of these fascinating and specialized birds. 
  • Dress for the weather, wear sturdy boots and bring a headlamp for this "crepuscular" event.
  • Meet at the overflow parking area for A/B Camping Loops

Register for Owl Prowl : Sprague Brook Park

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Sunday Hike : Eighteen Mile Creek

9:00 AM - Noon

Location: Eighteen Mile Creek - Eighteen Mile Creek Parking Lot (South Creek Road)

  • Registration is required for all Programs
  • All Sunday Hikes are an opportunity to get out on a small piece of #10000acrestoexplore available #youreriecountyparks. These walks are your opportunity to get out and moving while learning about the park, some natural history, and hiking safety tips. This week Ranger Nikki will be focusing on fall leaves

Register for Sunday Hike : Eighteen Mile Creek

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Sunday Hike : Bureau of Forestry

9:00 AM - Noon

Location: Bureau of Forestry - Sugar Shack

  • Registration is required for all Programs
  • All Sunday Hikes are an opportunity to get out on a small piece of #10000acrestoexplore available in #youreriecountyparks. These walks are your opportunity to get out and moving while learning about the park, some natural history, and hiking safety tips. This week Ranger Roy will focus on trail etiquette.
  • Meet at the Sugar Shack

Register for Sunday Hike : Bureau of Forestry

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The Dark Side of Nature : Ellicott Creek Park

9:00 - 10:30 AM

Location: Ellicott Creek - Soccer Field Parking Area

  • Registration is required for all Programs
  • Chupacabra, werewolves, the kracken; natural phenomena and the human imagination together have made some of the most fantastic stories and creatures. So to get ready for Halloween, join Ranger Stephanie to learn the dark secret of these spooky creatures and learn about a few other creepy tales that take place in the great outdoors. 
  • The program will be a guided hike through the park and all ages are welcome. 
  •  Participants are asked to dress appropriately for the weather and bring their 10 essentials.
  • Meet at the soccer field parking area

Register for The Dark Side of Nature : Ellicott Creek Park

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What the Rut? Como Lake Park

9:00 - 10:30 AM

Location: Como Lake - Shelter #5

  • Registration is required for all Programs
  • Join Ranger Roy to learn about the deer rut and to take a walk looking for signs left by the bucks. Deer, elephants, and skunks all experiences this particular seasonal phenomenon.
  • Dress for the weather with sturdy boots
  • Meet at Shelter #5

Register for What the Rut? Como Lake Park

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Sunday Hike : Chestnut Ridge

9:00 AM - Noon

Location: Chestnut Ridge - Eternal Flame Parking Lot

  • Registration is required for all Programs
  • All Sunday Hikes are an opportunity to get out on a small piece of #10000acrestoexplore available in #youreriecountyparks. These walks are your opportunity to get out and moving while learning about the park, some natural history, and hiking safety tips. This week Ranger Roy will be focusing on the Eternal Flame (conditions permitting).
  • Meet at the Eternal Flame parking area

Register for Sunday Hike : Chestnut Ridge

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Santaland

Location: Chestnut Ridge

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Santaland

Location: Chestnut Ridge

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Winterfest

Location: Chestnut Ridge

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