Author Archives: Mary Kathryn Noack

04/08-04/14 – HIKE – Conservation Trail

Conservation Trail “Trail Angels” and April Surprises! Days 8-11, April 8-14, 2020 We left the Alleghany and headed north to the Cattaraugus creek area, Erie County Forest and Holland. We hiked up lots of very, very steep old logging roads, … Continue reading

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04/01-04/06 – HIKE – Conservation Trail

Conservation Trail continued…”Old friends and Signs of Spring.” Days 4-7 April 1- 6, 2020. We have continued our hiking and have finally left the Alleghany and Ellicottville area, but have encountered along the way some signs of spring, like the … Continue reading

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03/21 – CLARENCE BIKE PATH

On Saturday, March 21, a few of us gathered for a socially distanced walk along the Clarence Bike Path. It was a beautiful and sunny day to get outdoors after the isolation of working from home all week. With reduced … Continue reading

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03/26 – A WALK IN THE PARK

On Thursday, March 26, I took a brisk walk around the soccer park in West Seneca, and captured this bucolic scene. -Submitted by Paul M. Gannon

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03/27 – PADDLE – Ellicott Creek

Reflections on the creek. I had my first paddle of the year. Put in at Niagara Falls Boulevard and went south. I took a tip from Ellen Two-hat Gibson and wore a woolen watch cap and a sun hat, The … Continue reading

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03/27 – HIKE – NIAGARA GORGE

Leslie Salathe and took a walk along the Niagara gorge Friday. It was a gorgeous day and we were able to keep our distance most of the time. It was so great to get out! I really needed a change … Continue reading

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03/25 – HIKE – LEWISTON

With the sunny spring day on Wednesday me and a fellow adk member Debbie decided to hike along the Niagara gorge. We started at the trailhead in Lewiston near Artpark and hiked to Devils hole and proceeded down the long … Continue reading

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LOJ WEEKEND – 03/06/20 – 03/08/20

I attended the annual Adk-Nfc Loj weekend outing March 6-8th hosted by Mary and Richard Schraven. We all stayed in the upper 12 person loft and 3 others stayed in downstairs rooms. Some attendees went cross-country skiing at the Mt … Continue reading

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HIKES – CREEKS OF WEST SENECA -03/14 and 03/16/20

On Saturday, March 14, I needed a break from the 24-hour news cycle (all coronavirus, all the time). So, I took a long walk along Cazenovia Creek, in West Seneca. I started at Mill Road Park, and headed upstream. It … Continue reading

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YM HIKE – 12/07/19 – Iroquois Nat’l Wildlife Refuge

  A young member hike for the record books.  Starting out at the Refuge Welcome Center, we decided to follow the 4 mi. xcountry skiing loop.  The majority of this property being wetlands, paired with decent snow coverage after a … Continue reading

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