• Audubon Community Nature Center

    Audubon Community Nature Center

    1600 Riverside Road , Jamestown NY 14701716.569.2345
    The Audubon Community Nature Center has more than five miles of beautifully maintained trails with observation towers and handicap accessible overlook. The trails are open free of charge year-round from dawn to dusk for easy hiking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing. The 600-acre wetland preserve includes a native tree arboretum and several gardens. The three-story Nature Center building contains the Blue Heron Gift Shop, a collection of live animals including fish, reptiles, and amphibians, plus interactive displays that inform and engage visitors of all ages. One of the most visited exhibits is Liberty, a non-releasable Bald Eagle housed in her outdoor habitat.
  • Boutwell Hill State Forest

    Boutwell Hill State Forest

    Boutwell Hill Road , Cherry Creek NY 14723716.363.2052
    Boutwell Hill State Forest totals 2,944 acres and is located in the Towns of Charlotte and Cherry Creek. The major recreational activities include: hiking, mountain biking, horse back riding, and hunting
  • Chautauqua Backroad Adventures

    Chautauqua Backroad Adventures

    739 Buffalo St. , Jamestown NY 14701716.499.9077
    Experience Birding Tours, Nature Adventures, and Artisanal Food and Beverages of New York's Chautauqua Region all in one package with scholars of national reputation as guides. Each day expert naturalists take you to a different world class destination such as Allegheny National Forest, with the goal of providing a memorable feast for the senses.
  • Chautauqua Gorge State Forest & Day-use Area

    Chautauqua Gorge State Forest & Day-use Area

    Hannum Road , Mayville NY 14757716.326.2052
    Chautauqua Gorge State Forest totals 538 acres and provides opportunities for many informal outdoor recreational activities such as cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking and hunting with Hannum Road day-use park with picnic pavilions, tables & fire pits and parking area.
  • French Creek Valley Conservancy

    French Creek Valley Conservancy

    301 Chestnut Street , Meadville PA 16335814.337.4321
    French Creek Valley Conservancy is a non-profit accredited land trust with the mission of promoting the environmental integrity of the French Creek watershed, and to advocate the protection of its natural resources for the aesthetic, ecological, recreational, and economic benefit of all. FCVC owns or holds conservation easements on over 1,600 acres in the watershed, with public access allowed on many of our properties for hiking, fishing paddling, and other recreational activities.
  • Hike Your Own Hike

    Hike Your Own Hike

    P.O. Box 167 , Ashville NY 14710602.451.1269
    "Hike Your Own Hike LLC" is a New York State licensed and insured outdoor guide service. We offer three-season outings with nature walks, camping,hiking, backpacking and flat-water paddling for all levels,from the beginner to the experienced outdoorsman, from youths to seniors. Our packages are based on individual and group interests, desires and comfort levels.. You can choose from our packaged trips or allow us to customize your adventure!
  • Marden E. Cobb Waterway Trail

    Marden E. Cobb Waterway Trail

    5495 County Road 314 , Sinclairville NY 14782716.484.0204
    Two flat water trails, over 25 miles each. The Cassadaga Creek runs from South Stockton to south of Falconer. The Conewango Creek runs from north of Kennedy to Kiantone. Both have parking and launch points, and lean-to campsite.
  • Mt. Pleasant State Forest

    Mt. Pleasant State Forest

    Mt.Pleasant Rd. , Mayville NY 14757716.363.2052
    Mount Pleasant State Forest (Chautauqua #3) totals 1,522 acres and is located in the Town of Chautauqua. This forest provides opportunities for many outdoor recreational activities such as hiking and mountain biking. It is also home to a variety of wildlife species such as Whitetail deer, bear, and turkey. Mount Pleasant State Forest's marsh pond is a scenic location for wildlife viewing.
  • North Harmony State Forest

    North Harmony State Forest

    Route 474 , Panama NY 14767716.363.2052
    North Harmony State Forest provides many outdoor recreational opportunities such as cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking and hunting and totals 2,561 acres and is located in the southwestern area of Chautauqua County in the Towns of Harmony, North Harmony and Sherman, north of Panama
  • Panama Rocks

    Panama Rocks

    11 Rock Hill Rd. , Panama NY 14767716.782.2845
    Explore a half-mile long ridge of 60-foot high rock forming crevices, passageways, and caves hidden in an ancient forest! Located just 15 minutes from Chautauqua Lake (45 minutes from Erie and 90 minutes from Buffalo), Panama Rocks has been the #1-rated attraction in Chautauqua County based on independent reviews on TripAdvisor for over five years!
  • Panama State Forest

    Panama State Forest

    Goshen Road , Panama NY 14767716.363.2052
    Panama State Forest spans 1,224 acres in the town of Harmony, located south of Panama in the southwestern portion of Chautauqua County. It is a perfect setting for numerous outdoor recreational activities, including picnicking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, and birdwatching and this forest offers numerous recreational opportunities and provides habitat to a variety of wildlife species.
  • Roger Tory Peterson Institute

    Roger Tory Peterson Institute

    311 Curtis St , Jamestown NY 14701716.665.2473
    View the awe-inspiring lifework of world-famous naturalist Roger Tory Peterson (1908-1996) along with featured exhibits of natural history, wildlife art and photography.