Chestnut Ridge Park| 6121 Chestnut Ridge Rd, Orchard Park, NY 14127| 10 AM
Join an Erie County Park Ranger for a snowshoe hike (snow shoes are weather permitting) through Chestnut Ridge each Sunday through the winter. Even if we can’t snowshoe, we will lead a hike through the park. Wear boots, dress appropriately for the weather, and carry your 10 Essentials (water, compass, etc.). This will be a strenuous walk. Snowshoes are available to rent in the Casino. No reservations are required at this time.
Saturday, March 30, 2019 - Sunday, March 31, 2019
Sugar Shack| 11200 Genesee Rd, E. Concord, NY 14055| 11 am- 4 pm
Join our Erie County Park Rangers and Forestry Staff for a weekend of maple syrup fun! Tours of the sugar shack and saw mill will be at noon and 2 pm. Other activities include: syrup samples, wood cutting and branding, marshmallow roasting, hikes to the sugar bush and learning how maple syrup is made! The event is free and open to the public!
If you or your group are interested in taking a free tour of the Forestry's Sugar Shanty in the Spring during maple syrup production season, please call 716.858.7037 or e-mail your inquiry to Michelle.DePasquale@erie.gov.
Erie County Parks, Recreation and Forestry is selling 100% Pure Maple Syrup made right in the Erie County Forest. It is on sale in the Rath Building, 95 Franklin St, 12th Floor, Buffalo, NY 14202. Prices are $10/pint, $18/quart, $28/half-gallon, and $52/gallon.
Shelters are available for use May 1st- October 15th.
Alcohol is NOT permitted with a Lower Room rental at the Chestnut Ridge Casino.