Trail Closures

Trail NameClosure Information
GeneralSpring turkey hunting season (May 1 – 31), Shooting hours are from 1/2-hour before sunrise to noon
Early Antlerless (Sept 10 -18), limited WMUs in northern WNY and Finger Lakes.
Fall hunting season (Oct 1 – Jan 1)
Affects State Forests, State Parks, MUAs, & WMAs.
W8 Devil’s Hole & Whirlpool State ParksThe trail between Devil’s Hole SP and Whirlpool SP is closed about 0.5 miles from the Devil’s Hole stairs. Hikers can complete this trail by starting at Whirlpool SP ( I, personally, would wait until the trail is clear. The full hike is worth it!

Challenge Packet Version History

Current version: 1.2

Version History
1.2 – Updated location of landmark for W5 Chautauqua Gorge
1.1 – Updated map and description for E11 Letchworth FLT adding clarity to mileage and starting point.

Clean-up & Trail Maintenance Events

5/1010a-2pDarien Lakes SPWNYMBA
5/131p-3pFamily Native Shrub PlantingBuffalo AudubonRegistration form
5/219:30a-2pSprague Brook ParkWNYMBA
6/109:30a-12pComo Lake ParkWNY PRISM
6/249a-11:30aLetchworth Stewardship DayWNY PRISM
8/199:30a-12pWest Seneca Soccer ComplexWNY PRISM
9/99:30a-12pMill Road ParkWNY PRISM

Partner Events

Buffalo Audubon Public EventsBuffalo Audubon
BN Waterkeeper Public EventBuffalo Niagara Waterkeeper
Earth Spirit Public EventsEarth Spirit
Reinstein Woods Public EventsReinstein Woods Nature Preserve
Tifft Nature Preserve Public EventsTifft Nature Preserve
WNY Land Conservancy Public EventsWNYLC
6/310a-12pWalk & Talk: Pfeiffer Nature Center’s Eshelman Property (minutes from Lillibridge property)WNY PRISMRegistration form
6/59a-11aInvasive Plant Species ID & iMapInvasives TrainingWNY PRISMRegistration form
7/266p-7:30pWalk & Talk: Genesee Co. Park & ForestWNY PRISMRegistration form

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