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Austin Park, Skaneateles Village, across from the Elementary School on State Street.  Currently in Austin park are picnic areas, 2 playgrounds, basketball courts, an exercise path (.55 miles), softball and baseball fields, soccer fields, beach volleyball courts, a ball wall, horseshoe pits, lighted tennis courts and two Ice Skating Rinks, Aquatic Center and Community Center. New! Nature Trail through the woods running from the Community Center to the North.

Posted: Saturday, November 10th, 2007 @ 7:09 am by Curt
Filed under: Parks & Trails

 
 
 
 

The Plunge

Picture Skaneateles by Champy

Or better yet, visit his NYFALLS website.

Posted: Friday, November 2nd, 2007 @ 6:39 am by Curt
Filed under: Picture Skaneateles,Waterfalls

 
 
 
 

B&W historic photo collage
Heritage New York
Learn more about New York’s heritage trails.

Did you know Seward House is a recognized site on New York’s Underground Railroad Heritage Trail? Learn more at http://www.heritageny.gov/.

Posted: Sunday, September 23rd, 2007 @ 10:15 am by Curt
Filed under: Road Trips

 
 
 
 

Waterfalls in the Finger Lakes Region

Waterfalling Near Skaneateles
by Sue Freeman

Waterfalling is the sport of visiting waterfalls. Because of its glacial history and geologic features, the Finger Lakes Region is loaded with waterfalls – all waiting for your discovery. Some can be seen from the seat of your car; others require a very short walk. Still others require a long walk or hike. The ultimate in adventure waterfalling comes when you get your feet wet and walk up a shallow stream to climb small waterfalls and eventually stand spellbound at the base of a mighty cataract. This form of waterfalling is labeled creekwalking.

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Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2007 @ 9:58 am by Curt
Filed under: Waterfalls

 
 
 
 

Sterling Lake Shore Park & Nature Center

Sterling Lake Shore Park & Nature Center
15730 Jensvold Rd., off Rt. 104A
Sterling, NY 13156
315-947-6143
wirwin2@twcny.rr.com
www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark/
 
This spectacular 1400-acre site, with nearly two miles of Lake Ontario shoreline, features glacially formed bluffs with scenic vistas of Lake Ontario. Hiking and cross-country ski trails available. Sterling Nature Center has 700 acres of no hunting and 700 acres of open hunting. Call for listing of nature classes, exhibits and events.
 

Posted: Saturday, June 30th, 2007 @ 3:43 pm by Curt
Filed under: Parks & Trails