Ready to venture into the outdoors and go for a hike? There are plenty places in and near Western New York that offer great hiking opportunities!

7 Awe-Inspiring Hikes Around Buffalo

Like to Hike? Check Out Western New York’s Hiking Hot Spots!

The Best Hiking Trails in Western New York

Hiking Trails near Western New York – Hiking Project


Wintertime

If you are looking to Ski or Snowboard, Western New York has several great ski resorts! If you’re more into cross-country skiing or snow shoeing, there are several local and state parks that offer a great opportunity for a snowy adventure.

WHERE TO CROSS COUNTRY SKI?

Allegany State Park 118 miles of trails, plus 25 miles of back country trails; $20 ski rentals, Sledding hill, Call 354-9163 Also check out: https://enchantedmountains.com/activity/cross-country-skiing. Groomed and set tracks, all levels, indoor restrooms, warming hut w/rentals

Chestnut Ridge– Winter sports enthusiasts and families can spice up the cold winter months with a variety of snow activities including tobogganing, sledding, snowboarding, snow shoeing, cross-country skiing (ungroomed), hiking, and snowmobiling on designated trails.

Grover Cleveland Golf Course in Buffalo Groomed and set tracks, beginner level, 40 minute loop

Reinstein Nature Preserve– rental office 683-5959 3.5 miles of trails. Ski or snowshoe https://reinsteinwoods.org/explore/snowshoe-cross-country-ski rentals/ Groomed, Rentals $8, indoor bathrooms

Sprague Brook County Park – If the sledding hill is open, the warming hut with indoor bathrooms is open. Snow shoe/ hike/sledding- call 858-8518 Groomed and set tracks, beginner to intermediate, indoor restrooms, warming hut

Elma Meadows– Call for conditions- 858-8513, sledding Groomed and set tracks, beginner to intermediate, indoor restrooms, warming hut Bond Lake Niagara County park- sledding hill conditions call:716-731-3256, 13 miles of XC SKI trails, 2 ice skating rinks. Groomed and set tracks, beginner to intermediate, indoor restrooms, warming hut

Byrncliff Golf Resort– Byrncliff.com- 535-7300 – Rental $15/ Trail Fee $10. $35 group lesson – Day and Night Skiing, Restaurant and Motel, Packages Groomed and set tracks, beginner to advanced, indoor restrooms, warming hut

Also, check out these Erie County Parks that offer winter sports and facilities