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Fall Adventures In Genesee County

There is so much to see and do this time of year in Genesee County! Below we have rounded up a few of our favorites offering fun for all ages. From fall seasonal treats to farm tours - there is truly nothing like fall in Western New York, enjoy!

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Sweet Dream Maple Farm

Enjoy Maple Season Offerings

Although the official State-wide Maple Weekend Festivities have been cancelled this year, many maple farms are still offering opportunities to visit,…

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Puzzles at Adam Miller's

Boredom Busters For The Whole Family!

Many of us have been home now for several weeks or more and have exhausted our to-do lists, completed all of our puzzles, and binged-watched all of…

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Canoe Launch

Five Great Kayak & Canoe Launch Sites

Whether for exercise, adventure, stress relief or connecting with nature, kayaking and canoeing are a favorite activity in Genesee County!…

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Explore these five family-friendly hiking trails in Genesee County

Explore these five family-friendly hiking trails in Genesee County Get outside to explore all that spring has to offer! Step-out to enjoy these five…

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Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge welcome center

Visit the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge

Described as “one of the best kept secrets in Western New York”, the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge is the largest in the state. With a…

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Terry Hills Golf Course hole #14 ©Mark Gutman

Have a 'Tee-rific' Time in Genesee County

Golf season is quickly approaching and we know you’re itching to get out and play. Lucky for you, you don’t have to drive very far to…

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The Conservation Trail

The Conservation Trail is a footpath which begins at the Pennsylvania border in Allegany State Park and extends northward about 177 miles to meet the…

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The Fairway at Draves Arboretum

Fall in Love with Trees at Internationally Accredited, Draves Arboretum

We would venture to guess, almost everyone knows that Darien Center is home to Darien Lake Amusement Park, the Coaster Capital of New York State. As…

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Hike, Bike, Paddle & Play: 7 Ways to Explore the Outdoors in Genesee County

Summer isn’t over yet, and what better way to enjoy those final weeks of warmth than getting outside and soaking up the sun? We’ve rounded…

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Make Summer Memories (and S’mores!) at these 8 Campsites

The wind whistling through the trees, the sun peeking through the clouds, and just around the corner, a bird is singing. There’s no better way…

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Experience “Life in the Past Lane” at Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises

🎵Low bridge everybody down! Low bridge, ‘cause we’re coming to a town. 🎵 At Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises, you’ll be…

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Genesee County Park & Forest Interpretive Center

Wintertime Recreation

          For recreation lovers, Genesee County has a variety of experiences in all four distinct seasons. The winter season…

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Monarch Butterfly Watch

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Genesee County Park & Forest is back at it with yet another awesome educational event. Join the county park for Monarch Watching on…

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Five outdoor adventures in Genesee County

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Spring is here and it's time to get outside!  There are numerous opportunities to have some outdoor adventures in Genesee…

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Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge

Nature trail serves as an outdoor classroom

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  The Swallow Hollow Nature Trail, located on Knowlesville Road inside Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge is a fun, little adventure for nature…

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Earth Day! Give back and celebrate this Saturday in Batavia

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If you want to feel really super good this weekend, make your way to the Earth Day clean-up and celebration at Dewitt Recreation Area in Batavia this…

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Kayaking Tonawanda Creek from Kiwanis Park in Batavia, NY

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As part of exploring further the Tonawanda Creek, on our latest adventure we decided to drop the kayaks in at Kiwanis Park at 3808 West Main…

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Kayaking and Canoeing Tonawanda Creek in East Pembroke, NY

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The Tonawanda Creek in Genesee County offers numerous opportunities to go kayaking or canoeing. The slow, meandering waterway (which eventually makes…

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