Weekly Activities and a Weekend Special

Join the Allegany State Park naturalist staff for a week of fun educational programs. Add a special sports event, the Willow Creek Triathalon, on Saturday Aug. 1st to complete the week. Here is a link to the activity schedule. July 25th Sched More information about the triathalon on the Program Flyers page.


July 26, 2009 at 2:32 pm 1 comment

Coming in August

The 4th Annual Willow Creek Triathalon –Saturday, August 1, 209  The Triathalon begins at Quaker Beach in Allegany State Park, NY.  .   The event includes a 300 yard swim, 15 mile bike ride and, three mile run.  Google Willow Creek Trithalon for details and entry forms

Third Annual Full moon Beach Party — Friday, August 14th, 2009  The beach party starts at 6:00 p.m. at Red House Beach in Allegany State Park.   The Cattaraugus County Arts Council co-sponsors this annual event.  Special this year is the auction of Adirondack chairs painted by Arts Council members and volunteers.  To see photos of the chairs and place a bid online visit www.myartscouncil.net and click on adk chair.  Even better, come to the beach party and enjoy the music and fun!

July 21, 2009 at 4:20 am Leave a comment

Old Friends and New Faces

Three new members join Adele Wellman, Ryan Droney, and Heidi Tschopp on the recreation and museum staffs this season.  Katie Santangelo and Jeff Clerc will be conducting nature walks and orienteering programs.  Join Jeff and Katie at Science Lake, Monday at 1:00 PM, for the Pond & Stream Safari.

Lorraine Milbrandt will join Virginia Deacon at the Quaker Store Museum.  Lorraine lived in Quaker for many years and will have  many stories about living and working in the park.

Click the link for a pdf version of the entire week’s activity schedule.  July 13 sched

July 12, 2009 at 5:03 pm 1 comment

Upcoming Events

Spring 2009 is here and we are here after a long cold winter of inactivity.  Upcoming events include the Allegany Adventure Run on May 9th, ASP Geobash IV the 15th thru the 17th, the Allegany Nature Pilgrimage, May 29, 30, & 31, and the Raccoon Rally, June 27th & 28th.  More information is available online at the organizers’ websites:

For the Allegany Adventure Run and the Raccoon Rally www.heartrateup.com

For ASP Geobash IV  www.aspgeobash.com and www.geocaching.com

For the Allegany Nature Pilgrimage  www.allegany-nature-pilgrimage.org

April 26, 2009 at 6:54 pm 2 comments

Questions of the Week

Attend the programs designated with a double ?? to find the answers

Do you know your trees?

What’s at the end of your hook?

Is this the highest point in the park?

What is a snot otter?

What died here a long time ago?

Where is the racetrack?

Where am I?

How do I find out where to go for the answers?  Pick up an Activity Schedule at the rental desk.

July 22, 2008 at 2:21 am Leave a comment

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Trail Maps

pdf files of the Trail Maps here in Allegany State Park.

Here is a map of all the Streams in the park.

XC Skiing Reports

For recent updates on the Art Roscoe Cross Country Skiing Trail Conditions go to the Skinny Skiers Website

Allegany State Park Photos on Flickr

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