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


2017 Guided Hike Schedule

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

Please, no pets on hikes.


January 14

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 11

Indoor Hike
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Open to the public. Calling all hikers! Come and meet the staff behind all of the Penfiled town hiking programs. Outdoor adventure featured speaker - TBA. Penfield Town Hall, 3100 Atlantic Avenue. Look for the hike signs.

March 11

West side of Webster Park, Webster
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us as we partner with Friends of Webster Trails to explore the wooded trails on the west side of Webster Park. Meet in parking lot on south side of Lake Road at the campground entrance. Look for the hike signs.

April 8

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 6

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 10

Wild Iris Trail & Veterans Memorial Park
9:00 - 11:00 am

Meet at the west end of Brougham Dr. Look for the hike signs.

July 8

Abraham Lincoln Park
9:00 - 11:00 am

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

July 15

Ellison Park Canoe/Kayak
9:00 - 11:00 am 

Enjoy a paddle down Irondequoit Creek in a canoe or kayak. Meet at Ellison Park south entrance where we will paddle to the Wetland Center in the marshes near the Bay. Please provide your own canoe or kayak and Personal Flotation Device (PFD). PFDs are required to be worn. Meet at Ellison Park south entrance off Blossom Rd. Look for the hike signs.

August 12

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 9

C.H. Philbrick Park
Penfield History Hike
9:00 - 11:00 am

Gather with Town Historian Kathy Kanauer and Penfield Trails Committee folks to find out much more about the life and accomplishments of our town founder. Meet at pavilion; look for the "Hike" signs.

October 14

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 11

Sherwood Fields
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Adjacent to Penfield Fire Hall station #3 at 2514 Penfield Rd. Look for the "Hike" signs.

December 9

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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