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Fri 04 Dec
A Stroll at the Falls
Friday, December 4, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Niagara Falls State Park
(716) 282-5154

Take a deep breath of crisp December air while walking through the park. Watch the water flow over the brink and learn fun facts about this natural powerhouse. Call (716) 282-5154 to register for program.

Due to ongoing efforts to reduce the spread of Covid-19 space is extremely limited in all programs. Masks are REQUIRED if over the age of 2 at all in-person programs! All programs are subject to change!
Wed 09 Dec
I BIRD NY
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Woodlawn Beach State Park
(716) 549-1050

Parks offer incredible birding opportunities for all! Join us each season as we explore a different park and learn about our local birds. It's an excellent chance to brush-up on bird I.D. for the upcoming Christmas Bird Counts! Call (716) 549-1050.

Due to ongoing efforts to reduce the spread of Covid-19 space is extremely limited in all programs. Masks are REQUIRED if over the age of 2 at all in-person programs! All programs are subject to change.
Sat 12 Dec
Winter Birding at Niagara Falls
Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Niagara Falls State Park
(716) 282-5154

It's that time of year, when the Niagara River becomes the winter home for many northern species of waterfowl and birds! Join a Naturalist for a winter walk, and do some bird watching! Call (716) 282-5154 to register for program.

Due to ongoing efforts to reduce the spread of Covid-19 space is extremely limited in all programs. Masks are REQUIRED if over the age of 2 at all in-person programs! All programs are subject to change.
Sun 13 Dec
Evangola Christmas Bird Count
Sunday, December 13, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Evangola State Park
(716) 549-1050

Join us for our annual Evangola Christmas bird count! We will be birding as a group and both veteran and beginner birders are invited to join. Call (716) 549-1050 to register for program.

Due to ongoing efforts to reduce the spread of Covid-19 space is extremely limited in all programs. Masks are REQUIRED if over the age of 2 at all in-person programs! All programs are subject to change.
Sun 13 Dec
A Night Under Falling Stars
Sunday, December 13, 2020 09:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Fort Niagara State Park
(716) 282-5154

Take a walk and stargaze during the most active meteor shower of the year, the Geminids! Glimpse a shooting star in the crisp December air while we search for other cool astronomical sightings! Call (716) 282-5154 to register for program.

Due to ongoing efforts to reduce the spread of Covid-19 space is extremely limited in all programs. Masks are REQUIRED if over the age of 2 at all in-person programs! All programs are subject to change.
Sat 19 Dec
Knox Farm Christmas Bird Count
Saturday, December 19, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Knox Farm State Park
(716) 549-1050

Join us for our annual Knox Farm Christmas bird count! We will be birding as a group. Veteran and beginner birders welcome. Call (716) 549-1050 to register for program.

Due to ongoing efforts to reduce the spread of Covid-19 space is extremely limited in all programs. Masks are REQUIRED if over the age of 2 at all in-person programs! All programs are subject to change.
Sat 19 Dec
Evergreen Envy
Saturday, December 19, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Knox Farm State Park
(716) 549-1050

Explore nature's Christmas trees as we unravel the mystery of why evergreens stay, ever-green! Call (716) 549-1050 to register for program.

Due to ongoing efforts to reduce the spread of Covid-19 space is extremely limited in all programs. Masks are REQUIRED if over the age of 2 at all in-person programs! All programs are subject to change.
Fri 25 Dec
Woodlawn Beach Christmas Bird Count
Friday, December 25, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Woodlawn Beach State Park
(716) 549-1050

Join us for our 2nd annual Woodlawn Beach Christmas bird count! We will be birding as a group and exploring the beach and wetland trails. Call (716) 549-1050 to register for program.

Due to ongoing efforts to reduce Covid-19 space is extremely limited in all programs. Masks are REQUIRED if over the age of 2 at all in-person programs! All programs are subject to change.
Thu 31 Dec
Beaver Island Blizzard Bash!
Thursday, December 31, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 549-1050

"Zing" into New Year's Eve on a snowshoe hike along the majestic Niagara River! It's a great chance to try our lightweight "Atlas" snowshoes on our 4th annual "Beaver Island Blizzard Bash!" Call (716) 549-1050 to register for program.

Due to ongoing efforts to reduce the spread of Covid-19 space is extremely limited in all programs. Masks are REQUIRED if over the age of 2 at all in-person programs! All programs are subject to change.
Thu 31 Dec
Beaver Island Blizzard Bash!
Thursday, December 31, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 549-1050

"Zing" into New Year's Eve on a snowshoe hike along the majestic Niagara River! It's a great chance to try our lightweight "Atlas" snowshoes on our 4th annual "Beaver Island Blizzard Bash!" Call (716) 549-1050 to register for program.

Due to ongoing efforts to reduce the spread of Covid-19 space is extremely limited in all programs. Masks are REQUIRED if over the age of 2 at all in-person programs! All programs are subject to change.
Fri 01 Jan
A Gorgeous First Sunrise Hike!
Friday, January 1, 2021 07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
DeVeaux Woods State Park
(716) 282-5154

Get an early start on the brand-new year with a relaxing hike through the woods and along the gorge.

For more information & registration call (716) 282-5154.

Fri 01 Jan
First Day Lake and Forest Exploration
Friday, January 1, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Evangola State Park
(716) 549-1050

Celebrate the New Year and explore the park's beach, forest and wetland trails!

For more information & registration call (716) 549-1050.

Fri 01 Jan
First Day Big Tree Hike
Friday, January 1, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Knox Farm State Park
(716) 549-1050

Start your New Year off right with an invigorating hike through Knox Farm State Park and visit the park's largest trees!

For more information & registration call (716) 549-1050.

Fri 01 Jan
First Day at the Fort
Friday, January 1, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Fort Niagara State Park
(716) 282-5154

Join us for a tour of the Officer's Club to view the stunning murals and museum displays, followed by a walk to view the War of 1812 Cemetery, and the lighthouse overlooking Old Fort Niagara. (The Fort is Closed on New Year's Day.)

For information and registration call (716) 282-5154.

Fri 01 Jan
First Day: Let’s Go to Niagara Falls!
Friday, January 1, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Niagara Falls State Park
(716) 282-5154

Join us for an afternoon stroll as we welcome the first day of the New Year at Niagara Falls! Along the way we'll share stories of America's oldest state park!

For more information & registration call (716) 282-5154.

Sat 02 Jan
First Weekend Winter Wonderland
Saturday, January 2, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges)
(716) 282-5154

Let's take a walk where it all began, taking in the views the falls origin ~12,000 years ago while enjoying the crisp air, learning the parks history and geology.

For more information & registration call (716) 282-5154.

Sat 02 Jan
First Weekend Bird Walk
Saturday, January 2, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Woodlawn Beach State Park
(716) 549-1050

Start your annual bird list off with a bang as we walk along the trails of Woodlawn Beach State Park.

For more information & registration call (716) 549-1050.

Sat 02 Jan
First Weekend Winter Walk
Saturday, January 2, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Niagara Falls State Park
(716) 282-5154

Spend your first weekend of the New Year at Niagara Falls. The sights and sounds await you!

For more information & registration call (716) 282-5154.

Sun 03 Jan
First Weekend Winter Walk
Sunday, January 3, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Niagara Falls State Park
(716) 282-5154

Spend your first weekend of the New Year at Niagara Falls. The sights and sounds await you!

For more information & registration call (716) 282-5154.

Sat 09 Jan
Evangola Snowshoe
Saturday, January 9, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Evangola State Park
(716) 549-1050

Saturday, January 9 | Evangola Snowshoe: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Explore the Niagara Parks: Winter Sports Month 2021!

A celebration of snow sports and a chance to try snowshoeing or cross-country skiing at your favorite state parks! (skis and snowshoes provided) Program location may be moved to a nearby park depending on snow conditions. Call (716) 549-1050 for the meeting place and equipment reservation.

Registration: Required
Sun 10 Jan
Evangola Cross-Country Ski
Sunday, January 10, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Evangola State Park
(716) 549-1050

Sunday, January 10 | Evangola Cross-Country Ski: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Explore the Niagara Parks: Winter Sports Month 2021!

A celebration of snow sports and a chance to try snowshoeing or cross-country skiing at your favorite state parks! (skis and snowshoes provided) Program location may be moved to a nearby park depending on snow conditions. Call (716) 549-1050 for the meeting place and equipment reservation.

Registration: Required
Sat 16 Jan
Beaver Island Snowshoe
Saturday, January 16, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 549-1050

Saturday, January 16 | Beaver Island Snowshoe: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Explore the Niagara Parks: Winter Sports Month 2021!

A celebration of snow sports and a chance to try snowshoeing or cross-country skiing at your favorite state parks! (skis and snowshoes provided) Program location may be moved to a nearby park depending on snow conditions. Call (716) 549-1050 for the meeting place and equipment reservation.

Registration: Required
Sat 16 Jan
Beaver Island Snowshoe
Saturday, January 16, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 549-1050

Saturday, January 16 | Beaver Island Snowshoe: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Explore the Niagara Parks: Winter Sports Month 2021!

A celebration of snow sports and a chance to try snowshoeing or cross-country skiing at your favorite state parks! (skis and snowshoes provided) Program location may be moved to a nearby park depending on snow conditions. Call (716) 549-1050 for the meeting place and equipment reservation.

Registration: Required
Sat 16 Jan
Winter Astronomy
Saturday, January 16, 2021 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
DeVeaux Woods State Park
(716) 282-5154

Spend an evening exploring celestial objects and star patterns that can be observed in the winter night sky.

For information & registration call (716) 282-5154.

Sun 17 Jan
Buckhorn Island Cross-Country Ski
Sunday, January 17, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Buckhorn Island State Park
(716) 549-1050

Sunday, January 17 | Buckhorn Island Cross-Country Ski: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Explore the Niagara Parks: Winter Sports Month 2021!

A celebration of snow sports and a chance to try snowshoeing or cross-country skiing at your favorite state parks! (skis and snowshoes provided) Program location may be moved to a nearby park depending on snow conditions. Call (716) 549-1050 for the meeting place and equipment reservation.

Registration: Required
Tue 19 Jan
Fun Facts with Kelly: Winter Trivia
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
DeVeaux Woods State Park
(716) 282-5154

Come on out to play a game of trivia - Jeopardy style! From hibernation to migration and everything in between, compete with friend and foe for a chance to win a small prize!

For information & registration call (716) 282-5154.

Wed 20 Jan
Wednesday Winter Walk
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Evangola State Park
(716) 549-1050

Head to the woods for a scenic walk through Evangola as we decipher animal tracks and enjoy the winter snow.

For information & registration call (716) 549-1050.

Sat 23 Jan
Knox Farm Cross-Country Ski
Saturday, January 23, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Knox Farm State Park
(716) 549-1050

Saturday, January 23 Knox Farm Cross-Country Ski: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Explore the Niagara Parks: Winter Sports Month 2021!

A celebration of snow sports and a chance to try snowshoeing or cross-country skiing at your favorite state parks! (skis and snowshoes provided) Program location may be moved to a nearby park depending on snow conditions. Call (716) 549-1050 for the meeting place and equipment reservation.

Registration: Required
Sat 23 Jan
Snowshoe Fun!
Saturday, January 23, 2021 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Golden Hill State Park
(716) 282-5154

It's a fun time for all on snowshoes! Come for a snowshoe walk along the shore of Lake Ontario. (Weather Dependent)

For information & registration call (716) 282-5154.

Sun 24 Jan
Knox Farm Snowshoe
Sunday, January 24, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Knox Farm State Park
(716) 549-1050

Sunday, January 24 | Knox Farm Snowshoe: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Explore the Niagara Parks: Winter Sports Month 2021!

A celebration of snow sports and a chance to try snowshoeing or cross-country skiing at your favorite state parks! (skis and snowshoes provided) Program location may be moved to a nearby park depending on snow conditions. Call (716) 549-1050 for the meeting place and equipment reservation.

Registration: Required
Thu 28 Jan
Full Moon: The Wolf Moon
Thursday, January 28, 2021 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 282-5154

The first full moon of the year will be our guiding light. Come along, as we explore the woods at night!

For information & registration call (716) 282-5154.

Thu 28 Jan
Full Moon: The Wolf Moon
Thursday, January 28, 2021 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 282-5154

The first full moon of the year will be our guiding light. Come along, as we explore the woods at night!

For information & registration call (716) 282-5154.

Sat 30 Jan
Woodlawn Beach Snowshoe
Saturday, January 30, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Woodlawn Beach State Park
(716) 549-1050

Saturday, January 30 | Woodlawn Beach Snowshoe: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Explore the Niagara Parks: Winter Sports Month 2021!

A celebration of snow sports and a chance to try snowshoeing or cross-country skiing at your favorite state parks! (skis and snowshoes provided) Program location may be moved to a nearby park depending on snow conditions. Call (716) 549-1050 for the meeting place and equipment reservation.

Registration: Required
Sat 06 Feb
Animal Tracks on Snowshoes
Saturday, February 6, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 549-1050

Join an exciting search through a snow-covered forest, where every track tells a story.

For information & registration call (716) 549-1050.

Sat 06 Feb
Animal Tracks on Snowshoes
Saturday, February 6, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 549-1050

Join an exciting search through a snow-covered forest, where every track tells a story.

For information & registration call (716) 549-1050.

Tue 09 Feb
Winter Tree I.D.
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Knox Farm State Park
(716) 549-1050

Identifying tree species in winter can be an exciting challenge. Hone your skills and learn to identify trees based on their shape, bark and twigs.

For information & registration call (716) 549-1050.

Tue 09 Feb
Winter Weeds Walk
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Knox Farm State Park
(716) 549-1050

The greens of summer have long been gone yet many of our favorite plants remain, do you recognize them? Join our hike to learn some of our common winter weeds.

For information & registration call (716) 549-1050.

Sat 13 Feb
Buffalo Harbor Birding
Saturday, February 13, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Buffalo Harbor State Park
(716) 549-1050

Celebrate winter birds as we walk along the promenade and look for waterfowl, gulls and snowy owls!

For information & registration call (716) 549-1050.

Sat 13 Feb
Winter Wonderland Ski Tour!
Saturday, February 13, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Evangola State Park
(716) 549-1050

Cross-country skiing is a wonderful way to enjoy winter at nearby parks! Learn or improve your technique with the Buffalo Nordic Ski Club experts and NYS Parks.

For information & registration call (716) 549-1050.

Sat 13 Feb
Birding at Niagara
Saturday, February 13, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Niagara Falls State Park
(716) 282-5154

Educators will be at the bottom of the Cave of the Winds elevator to guide your exploration of the winter birds that call this river home.

For information call (716) 282-5154.

Sun 14 Feb
Wildlife Tracking by Ski
Sunday, February 14, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Buckhorn Island State Park
(716) 549-1050

Glide through the snow on skis to discover animal tracks on forest trails! Free ski loan or bring your own.

For information & registration call (716) 549-1050.

Sun 14 Feb
Great Backyard Bird Count
Sunday, February 14, 2021 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Knox Farm State Park
(716) 549-1050

Get your binoculars ready and join us for the Great Backyard Bird Count! This annual citizen-science project invites bird watchers of all ages to count birds to create a real-time snapshot of bird populations.

For information & registration call (716) 549-1050.

Sun 14 Feb
Valentine's Day Candle Lantern Walk
Sunday, February 14, 2021 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
DeVeaux Woods State Park
(716) 282-5154

Happy Valentine's Day! Make a lantern and discover the night with a walk through the old growth woods.

For information & registration call (716) 282-5154.

Tue 16 Feb
Fun Facts with Kelly: Niagara Falls Trivia
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
DeVeaux Woods State Park
(716) 282-5154

Come on out to play a game of trivia - Jeopardy style! From Daredevils to Natural History and everything in between, compete with friend and foe for a chance to win a small prize!

For information & registration call (716) 282-5154.

Sat 20 Feb
Frozen Swamp Walk
Saturday, February 20, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Evangola State Park
(716) 549-1050

Venture out for a unique chance to explore a forested swamp frozen in time.

For information & registration call (716) 549-1050.

Fri 26 Feb
“Lug Your Mug” A Stroll at the Park
Friday, February 26, 2021 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
DeVeaux Woods State Park
(716) 282-5154

Grab your favorite mug or thermos and take a stroll through the cool winter air at the park. Bundle up and sip some hot chocolate while taking in the views of old growth woods. Weather permitting, the adventure will be taken on snowshoes.

For information & registration call (716) 282-5154.

Sat 27 Feb
Birding on the River
Saturday, February 27, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Beaver Island Nature Center
(716) 282-5154

Come seek migratory waterfowl and other winter birds along the Niagara River. We'll visit the lagoon overlook and a few other viewing areas in Beaver Island State Park.

For information & registration call (716) 282-5154.

Sat 27 Feb
Birding on the River
Saturday, February 27, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Beaver Island State Park
(716) 282-5154

Come seek migratory waterfowl and other winter birds along the Niagara River. We'll visit the lagoon overlook and a few other viewing areas in Beaver Island State Park.

For information & registration call (716) 282-5154.

Tue 16 Mar
I BIRD NY
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 10:00 AM
Evangola State Park
(716) 549-1050

Our parks offer incredible birding opportunities for all ages. Join us each season as we explore a different park and learn about our local birds.

For information & registration call (716) 549-1050.

Tue 16 Mar
Fun Facts with Kelly: Spring Trivia
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
DeVeaux Woods State Park
(716) 282-5154

Come on out to play a game of trivia - Jeopardy style! From wildflowers to buds, and everything in between, compete with friend and foe for a chance to win a small prize!

For information & registration call (716) 282-5154.

Sat 20 Mar
The Sweet Life!
Saturday, March 20, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
DeVeaux Woods State Park
(716) 282-5154

It's maple sugaring time! Join us for an indoor presentation on the sugaring process, start to finish. Following will be an outdoor, hands-on presentation. Watch the sap turn into syrup.

For information & registration call (716) 282-5154.

Sat 20 Mar
Fun Facts with Kelly: First Day of Spring
Saturday, March 20, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Reservoir State Park
(716) 282-5154

Welcome in Spring with a walk through the park along the accessible path, seeking buds on trees and spring ephemerals!

For information & registration call (716) 282-5154.

Fri 26 Mar
Timberdoodle Time
Friday, March 26, 2021 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Evangola State Park
(716) 549-1050

A frog-serenaded, dusk journey to experience the American Woodcock's dazzling display flight that only happens this time of year!

For information & registration call (716) 549-1050.

Sat 27 Mar
Springtime is a Fine Time!
Saturday, March 27, 2021 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Artpark State Park (Earl W. Brydges)
(716) 282-5154

Signs of spring are all around us! Time to get out and enjoy a leisurely stroll with some gorgeous views of the Niagara River!

For information & registration call (716) 282-5154.

Wed 31 Mar
Wednesday Woods Walk
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Knox Farm State Park
(716) 549-1050

Take a journey through Knox Farm to search for signs of spring.

For information & registration call (716) 549-1050.