Hike, Chestnut Ridge

BERT AND ERNIE PART DEUX "Good evening Mr. and Ms. America, and all the ships at sea” Bert & Ernie here, from the ADK Niagara Adventure team. We are pleased to announce a new shindig for all to enjoy! Date & Time: Monday, August 7, 2023, 6:00 PM Location: Ed Kasperek’s Lean-to 6606 Chestnut Ridge …

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Paddle, Outer Harbor

Meet at the South entrance to Gallagher Beach on Fehrmann Blvd for a 9AM launch, where we will head out to paddle along the breakwall. Wearing a proper fitted and fastened PFD w/whistle is required. RSVP in case of needed changes. Bob & Patti Van Hise, adkpaddles.b[email protected] Watch our ADK-NFC Facebook page for updates.  

Bike, Outer Harbor

Join us  at 6 pm for a leisurely bike ride along the Outer Harbor.  We’ll meet at Charlie’s Boatyard, ride down to the Union Ship Canal, then back along the Wellness Trail to enjoy beautiful views of the waterfront. We’ll stop for a bit at Wilkeson Pointe before peddling on to the lighthouse, then back …

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Paddle, Buffalo River

Meet at Mutual Riverfront Park on Hamburg St. at Smith St. for a 9AM launch. Plastic kayaks are recommended for this roller launch. Paddle through the impressive urban corridor past towering grain elevators and the SS Columbia, the century old 200 ft. predecessor to the Canadiana. Wearing a proper fitted and fastened PFD w/whistle is …

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Labor Day Paddle

Lower Niagara River - Lewiston to Fort Niagara (A-B easy moving water) Meet early at Lewiston Docks (near the end of Center St.) at 8AM to unload boats ($4 launch fee) and begin vehicle shuttle to Fort Niagara (early enough to avoid entrance fee). This popular 6+ mile gorge trip takes 2+ hours, ending at …

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September 2023 General Meeting

Amherst Community Church 77 Washington Hwy, Amherst, United States

Let's gather together to share photos from our summer adventures!

Beginner’s Backpacking Trip – Allegany State Park

Allegheny State Park

This is a 1 night, 2 day backpacking event organized by the Niagara Frontier Chapter of the ADK Club and is would be excellent as a beginner's backpacking trip to learn fundamentals. The Willis Creek Lean-To is located 3.25 miles from the ASP3 parking spot in Allegany State Park in the Quaker area. No prior …

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Paddle, Clear Lake

Genesee Rd. in North Collins. A 50 acre reservoir built in the 1920s to service the Gowanda State Hospital, Clear Lake is surrounded by 500 acres of forest with a beautiful, remote Adirondack feeling. Clear Creek flows into the Lake from the northern end via a beautiful marsh that's teeming with aquatic plants & wildflowers. …

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October 2023 General Meeting

Amherst Community Church 77 Washington Hwy, Amherst, United States

6:30 pm Leave No Trace Education with Fred Thornley 7:30 pm Main program, Richard Rupprecht on Eastern Timber Rattlesnakes

Buffalo State Planetarium Visit

A visit to the Buff State Planetarium with the subject will be the total solar eclipse that’s happening on April 8th, 2024. Cost is $12 per person.

November General Meeting

Amherst Community Church 77 Washington Hwy, Amherst, United States

Education Workshop: Winter is fast approaching. To prepare for outdoor activities in these conditions, we will discuss dressing for cold weather activities. Paul Gannon, a long-time member of the ADK Club in WNY, plans on reviewing the ways that our bodies lose heat, the pros and cons of various fabrics, and how to utilize a …

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