Penfield Recreation
1985 Baird Road
Penfield, NY 14526

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Guided Hikes Schedule

Passport to Family Wellness


2020 Guided Hike Schedule

All hikes are free, but pre-registration is required. To register, contact Penfield Recreation at 340-8655.

All events are held rain or shine.  

**Please, no pets on hikes.**


January 11

Ellison Park
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dust off your cross country skis or snowshoes and join us for an exhilarating trip through this very scenic park. If there isn't any snow, a hike will take place. We will follow the predominately flat portions of Ellison Park of the north side of Blossom Road. Meet at Blossom Road entrance. Look for the "Hike" signs. Please bring your own cross country ski equipment or snowshoes.

February 7

Winter Woods Night Hike
6:30p m

As part of Penfield Recreation's Family Snow Night Out event. Bring your snowshoes if there is snow, as well as a headlamp or flashlight.

March 14

Shadow Pines Hike
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us at the Shadow Pines property to explore hiking trail development there so far. Meet in the parking lot near the old Clark House off Whalen Road. Look for the "Hike" signs.

April 11

Channing H. Philbrick Park
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Celebrate Daniel Penfield's selection of "The Hollow" as the best mill site in all 97,000 square miles of the Genesee lands in 1795. Meet at kiosk on the north side of the bridge. Look for the "Hike" signs.

May 9

Harris Whalen Park
9:00 - 11:00 am

Hike through the woods to discover exciting spring flowers. Also learn about park history and geology. Meet at the upper pavilion. Look for the "Hike" signs. 

June 13

Webster 4 Mile Creek Park
9:00 - 11:00 am

Northeast corner of Phillips Road and Lake Road intersection. Meet at parking lot. Look for the "Hike" signs.

July 11

Abraham Lincoln Park
9:00 - 11:00 am

Meet at the playground parking lot off Empire Blvd. Look for the "Hike" signs.

August 8

Ellison Park
9:00 - 11:00 am

Discover the off-beat pathways that reveal the natural vistas carved by 10,000 years of Irondequoit Creek flow. 
Meet at park entrance at 1008 Penfield Road. Look for the "Hike" signs.

September 12

Penfield History Hike
9:00 - 11:00 am

Meet at the kiosk at Channing Philbrick Park. Look for the "Hike" signs.

October 10

Lucien Morin Park
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Meet at Empire Blvd. at the south end of Irondequoit Bay. There is a Monroe County Parks signs and driveway entrance just east of MacGregor's Grill and Tap Room. Park in the graveled area. Look for the "Hike" signs. 

 November 14

Powder Mills Park
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Meet at west area parking lot. Look for the "Hike" signs.

December 12

1,000 Acre Swamp
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Meet at the Don Mack building, 1587 Jackson Road (next to Penfield Volunteer Ambulance base). Look for the "Hike" signs.



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