WNY Hiking Groups

Adirondack Mountain Club – Niagara Frontier Chapter

ADK-NFC is a chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club and welcomes members from all areas of Western New York
Our club has over 1,000 members and is active in local conservation efforts, trail maintenance, and host outings including hiking, bicycling, and paddling. We meet monthly on the second Tuesday from September through May. Our meetings include an educational session and main program featuring local conservationists, naturalist, adventurers, and leaders.

Instagram: @adk_nfc
Email: adknfc@gmail.com
Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/291178878475
Website: https://adk-nfc.org

Footprints in the Wilderness Meetup

Footprints in the Wilderness was started as a dog friendly hiking group. Our members generally enjoy all outdoor activities. So even though its primary purpose is hiking, we are open to all outdoor activities. Walks, paddles and bike rides.
We make it fun, every event is like a meet and greet. Making new friends is always an adventure. We also do hikes with FOOTHILLS and do challenge hikes. So come hike with us to have fun, make friends and explore WNY.

Website: https://www.meetup.com/wnyfootprintsinthewilderness/
Call Chuck 716-393-0986 or email rainmaker890gmail.com for both Footprints Meetup and Foothills.

Foothills Trail Club

The Foothills Trail Club was founded in 1962 by a few hikers and outdoors enthusiasts who wanted to build a trail from Allegany State Park to Lake Ontario. Our trail is called the Conservation Trail. It extends 180 miles from Pennsylvania through Western New York to Niagara Falls where it connects with Canada’s Bruce Trail. We hike every weekend and a few hikes during the week. The southernmost 68 miles of the Conservation Trail are also part of the Finger Lakes Trail which extends across the Southern Tier from Allegany State Park to the Catskills.

We hike every weekend and hold walks or saunters during the week. Our hikes appeal to all levels, featuring easy-to-moderate and strenuous hikes. We also hike WNY Hiking Challenge routes.

The Foothills Trail Club maintains the trail through State and country parks as well as private property. Respecting the trail and land-owner property is extremely important to our club. We also organize several trail work parties per year. Our events include a spring dinner, trail maintenance meeting, national trails day hikes, a fall potluck, and board meetings every other month.

Please join our trail Family on a hike.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FoothillsTrailClub
Website: https://www.foothillstrailclub.org/

WNY Hikerbabes

WNY Hikerbabes is a local chapter of the global organization Hikerbabes. Hikerbabes Mission is to build a  a community of like-minded, diverse women who share a passion for the outdoors. We strive to provide a strong, positive support system for all women. The main focus is to get women to feel comfortable and excited to be outdoors. 

The Facebook group and our organization is Women only. Our local chapter will host monthly group hikes of various lengths and skill level. Throughout the year we also do social events such as trivia nights, paint nights, corn maze and other non hiking events. During the summer months we organize trail park clean ups; overnights and kayaking activities. 

Email: wnyhikerbabes@gmail.com
Phone: (716) 222-2823
Instagram: @wny_hikerbabes 
Local Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wnyhikerbabes/
National Organization Website: https://www.hikerbabescommunity.com

Be sure to share your adventures with us! Hastags: #hikerbabesorg100 #hikerbabeswny #hikerbabesny 

Genesee Valley Hiking Group (GVHG)

The Genesee Valley Hiking Group (GVHG) is the online avatar of the Genesee Valley Hiking Club (GVHC), which for over 90 years has offered hiking, walking, dog walking and snowshoeing outings in Western New York. These activities range from easy to strenuous, providing opportunities for people of all ages and fitness levels to enjoy the outdoors during all seasons.
Our members are of various backgrounds, but all are nature lovers who prefer outdoor activities. We care about and enjoy “the wild” in sunshine, rain, or snow.

Website: https://www.meetup.com/gvhghikes/

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