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Fri 22 Jun
Sensory Night Hike
Friday, June 22, 2018 08:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

Use all your senses to explore the park in a less familiar realm as we journey into the woods with only the moonlight. Bring the kids and grandkids along as we test our senses. Meet at the campground playground - program is free to the public (approx. 1 hour).

Sat 23 Jun
Fly Fishing Program & Frisbee Golf
Saturday, June 23, 2018 10:00 AM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

Join Allegany State Park staff for a fun and information Fly Fishing program. Stick around during the afternoon to enjoy Frisbee Golf. Meet at the campground playground - programs are free to the public.

10:00am Fly Fishing

1:00pm Frisbee Golf

Sun 24 Jun
Beetles But Not Bugs
Sunday, June 24, 2018 03:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

Take a look at the secret world of beetles – the largest group of insects in the world! Discover cool critters and learn nifty methods for trapping and collecting beetles. Meet at the campground playground - program is free to the public (approx. 1 hour).

Sat 30 Jun
Kick off the Summer Carnival
Saturday, June 30, 2018 01:00 PM - 04:00 AM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and school is out. What to do? Come out to Lake Erie State Park as we Kick of the Summer in style. This year's event will take place on June 30th in front of the Rec Hall.

The event kicks off at 1:00pm and will feature activities for the whole family to enjoy including a live DJ, face painting and airbrush tattoos, several exciting carnival games and more! Stop by Punkin the Clowns booth to see neat tricks, and spectacular balloon art. While you're at it grab freshly popped popcorn and cotton candy from the Rec Hall. Don't forget to snap a picture at the carnival themed photo booth before you leave.

Fri 06 Jul
Watershed Wonders
Friday, July 6, 2018 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

Ever wonder what a watershed really is? Stop by the Rec Hall from 4:00pm to 6:00pm to get your hands dirty while constructing a watershed. Dress appropriately, as you will be playing with mud. Program is free to the public.

Sat 07 Jul
Incredible Insects
Saturday, July 7, 2018 03:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

They are far more than the creepy crawly things you find in your bathtub! Join park staff as we uncover the incredible world of insects. Meet at the campground playground - program is free to the public (approx. 1 hour).

Sun 08 Jul
Family Nature Hike
Sunday, July 8, 2018 03:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

Bring the kids and grandkids along for a relaxing hike as we explore the natural wonders at Lake Erie State Park. Meet at the campground playground - program is free to the public (approx. 1 hour).

Mon 09 Jul
Art in Nature
Monday, July 9, 2018 10:00 AM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

Bring the kids and grandkids along for this fun and educational hike as we create arts and crafts with the trees we learn. Meet at the campground playground - program is free to the public (approx. 1 hour).

Sat 14 Jul
Bear Talk!
Saturday, July 14, 2018 10:00 AM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

Join Allegany State Park Nuisance Wildlife Steward Zach as he guides you through the life of a Black Bear. Meet at the campground playground - program is free to the public (approx. 1 hour).
Fri 20 Jul
Moth Sugaring
Friday, July 20, 2018 08:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

Looking for an exciting way to spend your Thursday night? Come out to Lake Erie State Park and discover the mysterious life of moths as we attract them with a sweet sugar concoction. Bring your camera to snap pictures of the beautiful creatures. Meet at the campground playground - program is free to the public (approx. 1 hour).

Sat 21 Jul
Fly Fishing Program & Frisbee Golf
Saturday, July 21, 2018 10:00 AM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

Join Allegany State Park staff for a fun and informational Fly Fishing program. Stick around during the afternoon to enjoy Frisbee Golf. Meet at the campground playground -programs are free to the public.

10:00am Fly Fishing

1:00pm Frisbee Golf

Sun 22 Jul
Tree-tastic
Sunday, July 22, 2018 03:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

Adults and children alike will enjoy this hike through Long Point State Park. Learn to identify the trees that grow here. Meet at the campground playground - program is free to the public (approx. 1 hour).

Fri 27 Jul
Incredible Insects
Friday, July 27, 2018 02:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

They are far more than the creepy crawly things you find in your bathtub! Join park staff as we uncover the incredible world of insects. Meet at the campground playground - program is free to the public (approx. 1 hour).

Sat 28 Jul
Guest Speaker
Saturday, July 28, 2018 01:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

1:00pm Guest Speaker TBA. Meet at the campground playground.

Sun 29 Jul
Cool Critters
Sunday, July 29, 2018 04:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

Interested in learning about the critters in your own backyard, and what they call home? Bring the kids and grandkids out for this fun hike. Meet at the campground playground - program is free to the public (approx. 1 hour).

Fri 03 Aug
Watershed Wonders
Friday, August 3, 2018 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

Ever wonder what a watershed really is? Stop by the Rec Hall from 4:00pm to 6:00pm to get your hands dirty while constructing a watershed. Dress appropriately, as you will be playing with mud. Program is free to the public.

Sat 04 Aug
Nature Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, August 4, 2018 10:00 AM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

Join Allegany State Park staff for an exciting and educational Nature Scavenger Hunt at Lake Erie State Park. Stick around for the afternoon Tree ID hike. Meet at the campground playground - programs are free to the public.

10:00am Nature Scavenger Hunt

1:00pm Tree ID

Sun 05 Aug
Incredible Insects
Sunday, August 5, 2018 03:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

They are far more than the creepy crawly things you find in your bathtub! Join park staff as we uncover the incredible world of insects. Meet at the campground playground - program is free to the public (approx. 1 hour).

Fri 10 Aug
Sensory Night Hike
Friday, August 10, 2018 07:30 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

Use all your senses to explore the park in a less familiar realm as we journey into the woods with only the moonlight. Bring the kids and grandkids along as we test our senses. Meet at the campground playground - program is free to the public (approx. 1 hour).

Sat 11 Aug
Birds, Bats, Butterflies and More!
Saturday, August 11, 2018 01:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

Join Diane Clark and Sandra Emke of Greystone Nature Preserve as they unmask some of nature’s most prominent superheroes and villains. Learn how White Nose Syndrome is effecting local bat populations and what goes into conducting a bat survey. Meet at the campground playground – program is free to the public (approx. 1 hour)
Fri 17 Aug
Moth Sugaring
Friday, August 17, 2018 07:30 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

Looking for an exciting way to spend your Friday night? Come out to Lake Erie State Park and discover the mysterious life of moths as we attract them with a sweet sugar concoction. Bring your camera to snap pictures of the beautiful creatures. Meet at the campground playground - program is free to the public (approx. 1 hour).

Fri 17 Aug
Beetles But Not Bugs
Friday, August 17, 2018 08:30 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

They are far more than the creepy crawly things you find in your bathtub! Join park staff as we uncover the incredible world of insects. Meet at the campground playground - program is free to the public (approx. 1 hour).

Sat 18 Aug
Bird Discovery & Family Nature Hike
Saturday, August 18, 2018 10:00 AM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

Join Allegany State Park staff as they discover the birds that call Lake Erie State Park home. Stick around for the afternoon Family Nature Hike. Meet at the campground playground - programs are free to the public.

10:00am Birds

1:00pm Family Nature Hike

Fri 24 Aug
Incredible Insects
Friday, August 24, 2018 02:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

They are far more than the creepy crawly things you find in your bathtub! Join park staff as we uncover the incredible world of insects. Meet at the campground playground - program is free to the public (approx. 1 hour).

Sat 25 Aug
Bat Business
Saturday, August 25, 2018 07:30 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

Join bat biologist Jonathan Townsend for an evening of batty fun at Lake Erie State Park. Attendees will learn about the bats of the world as well as bats of New York State. After the presentation Mr. Townsend will lead an "acoustic bat walk" where he will employ specialized ultrasonic microphones to eavesdrop on the secret lives of bats as they forage at dusk. Meet at Rec Hall. Program is free to the public.

Fri 31 Aug
Water Olympics
Friday, August 31, 2018 02:00 PM
Lake Erie State Park
(716) 792-9214

Stop by the Rec Hall from 2:00pm to 4:00pm for an exciting and educational program. Learn about the properties of water while playing fun and interactive games. Program is free to the public.