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Reinstein Woods Public Programs and Events

Public Guided Tours

Guided nature walks for the public are conducted on Saturdays at 10:00 AM. These tours last about 90 minutes and are free of charge. Advance registration is not required. These tours are not held on state holidays.

*NOTE: We are unable to accommodate organized groups (scouts, schools, hiking clubs, etc.) at our public programs. Please call 716-683-5959 to schedule a separate program for your group.

Special Programs

  • Educator Workshops - Reinstein Woods offers a variety of professional development workshops for educators. Participants receive a hands-on environmental education curriculum. For more information, visit the educator workshop page.
  • Day in the Life of the Buffalo River - Reinstein Woods invites teachers and their students to participate in this annual event that captures conditions along the Buffalo River and its tributaries. For more information, visit the services page.
  • After-school Escape - Enjoy a one-hour program for kids featuring a different, fun, outdoor activity each week during the school year. For children in grades K-5 and their caregivers. No registration required.

Programs Offered by Friends of Reinstein Woods

The following links leave DEC website.

Friends of Reinstein Woods website

Schedule of Upcoming Educational Programs

Programs are free of charge unless otherwise noted. Dress for the weather!

All children attending programs must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

We welcome people with disabilities to all of our programs. If you call ahead to let us know your specific needs, we will be happy to learn how we can best serve you.

All programs require advance registration, unless otherwise noted. For further information or for registration, call Reinstein Woods at 716-683-5959. In the event of severe weather, programs may be canceled or modified. Please call the center to confirm.

View the Summer 2016 Program Schedule (PDF) (35 KB) for events taking place in June through August.

View the Fall 2016 Program Schedule (PDF) (36 KB) for events taking place in September through November.

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More about Reinstein Woods Public Programs and Events:

  • Annual Fall Festival at Reinstein Woods - List of activities, special events, and exhibitors for the 15th Annual Fall Festival at Reinstien Woods Environmental Education Center on September 19, 2015.