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Sierra events encourage us to Explore, Enjoy and Protect the Planet. They are free and open to all. Some parks may charge an entry fee.


Indoor programs are held at 7:30 on the 4th Wednesday of the month (unless otherwise noted) at University United Methodist Church (UUMC), 1085 E. Genesee St. Syracuse. Park and enter on University Ave.


Outdoor events are walks or visits to places of environmental interest.

Autumn Hike at Elmwood Park
Elmwood Park photo by SUNY ESF
Elmwood Park, photo by SUNY ESF
Sunday, November 2, 2014
2:00 PM
Elmwood Park Glenwood Ave Syracuse NY

Enjoy the peace of this varied forest area. Walk the easy trails, breathe the crisp autumn air and view the picturesque landscape, with its random stone walls and natural water features. We'll meet at the entrance to the park on Glenwood Ave., Syracuse.

Early Winter Hike at Conifer Park (a.k.a. James E. Heath Park)
James E. Heath Park photo by John Smith, WAER Nwes
James E. Heath Park, photo by John Smith, WAER News
Sunday, December 7, 2014
2:00 PM
Conifer Park (a.k.a. James E. Heath Park) 5559 South Salina Street Syracuse NY

Enjoy a bit of "forest in the city" as we explore this former ESF experimental station. The park is located at 5559 South Salina Street, but parking is available at the small pull-off on Conifer Drive.