Come talk to these groups/organizations while at trail days! They are here to answer and inspire!
Finger Lakes Trail Conference
Discover the ~1,000 mile long Finger Lakes Trail system - hike from Allegany State Park to Niagara Falls to Slide Mountain in the Catskills! Check out our amazing maps, pick up information on the family friendly Passport Hikes, and join the hundreds of volunteers who make this trail possible!
The Botanical Hiker
Heather Housekeeper, aka The Botanical Hiker set the record as the first person to thru-hike the entire 1,000 mile long Finger Lakes Trail system in one continuous trek. While she hiked, she researched the edible and medicinal plants she found. She incorporated these plants into her backcountry meals and first-aid needs, publishing a guide book to the plants upon completion. Book: A Guide to the Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Finger Lakes Trail
Friends of Genesee Valley Greenway
Discover the Genesee Valley Greenway, a 90 mile rail trail extending from Rochester to Cuba, NY
Chemung River Friends
River Recreation Come discover how rivers provide recreation and why rivers are good for your quality of life, the environment and the regional economy.
Author of 'A Field Guide to Tracking Mammals in the Northeast'
Animal Tracks and Sign: Messages From Wild Creatures Animal tracks can be found at any time of year, and there are other kinds of evidence, such as chews, scat, feeding remains, and claw marks. These are nature’s messages, and they can tell us what animals are in the neighborhood and, sometimes, what they’ve been doing. Book: Tracking Mammals in the Northeast display drawings.
NYS ENCON Police New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Interested in hunting? Let us introduce you to the benefits of hunting when used as a population management tool and conducted in a legal and ethical manner…as well as the virtues and health benefits of harvesting and preparing wild game and fish.
Environmental Educator Humphrey Nature Center Letchworth State Park
Magnificent Monarchs - a display of monarch caterpillars and chrysalis.
Catskill Mountain Club
Display of Catskill Mountain Club activities, trails, maintenance and programs
Mossy Bank Park
Information about trails and programs at Mossy Bank Park
Women Outdoors Finger Lakes Region is an all-volunteer organization promoting leadership, friendship, adventure and enjoyment in the great outdoors.
Chemung Valley Audubon Society
Information about activities and programs of the local birding group the Chemung Valley Audubon Society.
Finger Lakes Land Trust
Discover our conservation work and nature preserves. Get information on ways for volunteers, private landowners, to get involved.
Division of Forest Protection NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
Information on basic survival skills and hiking essentials.
Foothills Trail Club
Information about activities and programs of the Foothills Trail Club.
New York - New Jersey Trail Conference
Discover hiking and recreational opportunities in the Catskills Mountains, the Hudson Valley and New Jersey!
North Country National Scenic Trail, Allegheny National Forest, PA
Investigate the North Country National Scenic Trail in PA’s Allegheny National Forest.
Bruce Trail Conservancy Niagara Club
Conservancy and hiking information for the long distance Bruce Trail in Ontario, Canada.
North Country National Scenic Trail Association, NY Adirondack Mountain Club, NY
Information about the New York portion of the ~4,600 mile long North Country National Scenic Trail. Discover the recreational opportunities in the Adirondack Mountains with the Adirondack Mountain Club, NY.
Community Science Institute
Protecting water quality in the Finger Lakes.
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Allegany State Park
Trails in Allegany State Park Discover the different trails throughout the park and their different uses, including seasonal and limited use trails. Find out how our volunteer and stewardship program helps maintain the trails so that they are safe and enjoyable for the public.
Bull Thistle Hiking Club
Information about activities and programs of the Bullthistle Hiking Club.
Mid-State Trail Association Great Eastern Trail in PA
Mid State Trail – PA’s longest and wildest footpath, 2019 PA Trail Of The Year, and FLTC’s neighbor and partner in Great Eastern Trail, the ~1,600 mile long distance trail from New York State to Alabama.
Friends of Catherine Valley Trail Lackawanna Rail Trail
Discover the Catherine Valley Trail Lackawanna Rail Trail, two local rail-trails.
Merrell Store - Waterloo NY
Chain retailer of hiking boots & sturdy footwear, plus apparel & gear for outdoor activities
Rochester Area Flyers - Gliding Demo
The Rochester Area Flyers (RAF) is a hang gliding and paragliding club dedicated to promoting and protecting the sport in Western New York including the greater Rochester Area and Finger Lakes region. The RAF manages and maintains seven flying sites suitable for both hang gliding and paragliding.