Weekly Feature



2018-08-08 / Entertainment

Walking Tours

thurs. 9

Knox Farm State Park - Evening Hike in the Woods — This 3-mile hike is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9. Meet in the parking area by the red barns. Rain will cancel the hike. Call 548-1401. www.foothillstrailclub.org

Wellness Walk — Drop by Tifft Nature Preserve and enjoy the fresh air and the sights and sounds of the season with a healthy outdoor walk, 10 a.m.-noon Thursday, Aug. 9, at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo; $. Call 825-6397 to confirm walk is taking place. www.sciencebuff.org

sat. 11

2nd Saturday Walking Tour — 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, around Hoyt Lake in Delaware Park. www.bfloparks.org/delaware

200 Hike Series - Holland - Hike 7 — This 4.2-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11. Meet at Middle Road trail head, one-fourth of a mile east of Van Slyke Road. Carpool to Allen Road near the radio tower. The trail exits Erie County Forest about one-fourth of a mile from Van Slyke Road. Look for the large gate on the north side of Middle Road and park between this and Van Slyke Road. The walk is downhill. You will pass a passport station, so have your book handy.

sun. 12

Bond Lake Park & Nature Center — This 6- to 7-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 12. Meet at 2571 Lower Mountain Road, Ransomville, NY 14131. You’ll cover both sides of the park, which includes some inclines and light scrambling. Sturdy boots, hiking poles and water are required. Call 207-3726, www.foothillstrailclub.org

tues. 14

Rim of the Gorge Trail Saunter — This 4-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14. Meet in the Discovery Center parking lot on Niagara Parkway behind the Aquarium. Call 759-6442. www.foothillstrailclub.org

Stiglmeier Park — This 4-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14. After entering the park at the entrance on Losson Road, turn right and go to the last parking lot (past the playground). Call 873-0913 or 439-0062. www.foothillstrailclub.org

wed. 15

Wednesday Night Mini-Hike: Lockport Erie Canal — This 4-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15. Take Transit Road to Ontario and Pine streets. Parking lot across from Dale Association. Optional ice cream at Lake Effect after hike. Call 912-0370.

thurs. 16

Knox Farm State Park - Evening Hike in the Woods — This three-mile walk is presented by the Foothills Trail Club, 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16. Meet in the parking area by the red barns. Rain will cancel the hike. 548-1401, www.foothillstrailclub.org

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