Category Archives: Outings

Sign a Petition to Save NYS Parks

Check out the petition on this website and add your signature!

Posted in Conservation, Outings | 739 Comments

Join the Facebook group: Keep New York State Parks Open

Due to the New York State government’s corruption and mismanagement, one of our greatest assets, the State Parks, are being threatened by budget cuts! We need to fight to stop this. The parks belong to all of us, let’s stand … Continue reading

Posted in Conservation, Outings | 577 Comments

NYS Parks in Trouble – Please Speak Out

These are tough times in our State & Nation with regards to our economy.  We have to make difficult decisions and set priorities.  Many of our State Parks may be closed because of budget problems in NYS.  Recently at the … Continue reading

Posted in Conservation, Outings | 574 Comments

Finger Lakes End to End Guide UPDATED!

 The End to End Guide – Helpful Info for Backpackers and Hikers on the Main FLT Rev. 2010 has been completely updated, with new emphasis on web and GPS resources.  This is useful for all hikers of the main FLT, whether contemplating end … Continue reading

Posted in General, Outings | 576 Comments

Wed Night Hike – Dec 23rd

Posted in Outings | 5 Comments

New Nature Trails in Swain

Finger Lakes Trail (Map M8)  The Robinson Loop trails have been constructed between Swain (access point 3) and Garwoods (access point 4). This adds 6 miles of new side trail running through woods and occasionally along the edge of a … Continue reading

Posted in Outings | 535 Comments

Two Books: Kayaking & Canoeing are added to Library!

Two new books have been donated to our chapter’s growing library.  They are: Outdoor Adventures Kayaking Outdoor Adventures Canoeing Both are editted by Pamela Dillon & Jeff Oyen.  They are each a special book and DVD package with expert advice on equipment selection, techniques, … Continue reading

Posted in Outings, Paddles | 541 Comments

Northern Forest Canoe Trail Trip Planning

Thinking about a trip on the Northern Forest Canoe Trail? Go to the Trail’s website at and try the interactive trip planner.  This exclusive feature of the NFCT web site helps you to identify the services available along each … Continue reading

Posted in Outings, Paddles | 543 Comments