Summer Fun: Free Guided Nature Hikes

Soak in the warm weather and hike these scenic state parks with a guide in Niagara Falls USA.

Discover your sense of adventure and participate in a free guided nature hike this summer. Led by an informative park naturalist, experience Niagara Falls USA's state parks and learn about the unique flora and fauna that surrounds.

For more information or to register for one (or more!) of the following hiking or kayak excursions, call 716-282-5154.

July 26

7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Goat Island Evening Walk | Niagara Falls State Park: Explore Niagara Falls State Park with a Park Naturalist and experience the beauty of Niagara Falls during the evening hours.
July 28 10 a.m. – noon Fun Facts with Kelly: Wildflowers | Earl W. Brydges Artpark State Park: Take a stroll along the Gorge Trail and learn about its unique flora.
Multiple Dates: August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Goat Island Evening Walk | Niagara Falls State Park: Explore Niagara Falls State Park with a Park Naturalist and experience the beauty of Niagara Falls during the evening hours.
August 10 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. W.O.W. Paddle Fest | Wilson Tuscarora State Park: Features Smart Start Kayaking Classes; kayak, paddle and life jacket provided for the class. Wet exit and recovery demos, life jacket and boating safety information. Free t-shirt to the first 100 people at the event. 
August 14 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Sunset with a Full Moon Rising | Fort Niagara State Park: Relax and enjoy the evening sunset on Lake Ontario. Look for the full moon and take a short walk under its shining light.
August 23 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. A Dose of Nature: Gorge Rim Walk | Whirlpool State Park: Enjoy a walk along the Niagara Gorge to Devil’s Hole State Park and back.
August 31 11 a.m. – noon | 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. | 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Kayaking with Kelly | Wilson Tuscarora State Park: A beginner’s class on kayaking! Join Kelly and Tina, ACA certified kayak instructors for one-hour lessons. A kayak, paddle and life jacket will be provided for the class. Weather permitting. Space is limited, sign up early!
September 4 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. A Stroll Through the Woods | Niagara Falls State Park: Take time to relax into the change of seasons with a stroll in the gorge.
September 14 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Devil's Hole Hike | Devil's Hole State Park: Listen to stories and enjoy the “gorgeous” views along the way. Watch the sunset and if the weather allows, the rise of the Harvest Moon.
September 21 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Fun Facts with Kelly: Birds | Joseph Davis State Park: Join an Interpretative guide in listening and looking for as many species of birds and talk about the various species that pass through our region.
September 22 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Fun Facts with Kelly: History of the Niagara Region | DeVeaux Woods State Park: From natural to human history, discuss significant events that shaped our community today in Niagara Falls USA. 

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