September 2015 Edition
Updated September 21

Cook Forest Hike

Saturday, October 3

Liggett, Browns Run, Deer Meadow, Hefren Run Loop. An easy 5.0-mile hike, flat and slight inclines. Meet at the Log Cabin Inn/Environmental Learning Center on Forest Road between Vowinckel and Cooksburg at 2:00 p.m. Leader: Charlene James, 814-463-7394 or 814-516-6595 (cell).


Hike Anders Run/Ervine Flats

Sunday, October 4

Meet at Anders Run Parking Lot at 1:30. Leader: Bob Stanger, 330-758-7062, 814-484-3372.


Bike to Westline

Friday, October 9

This is a shuttle ride from the Forest Ranger Station at the intersection of Routes 59 and 321. Meet at the Ranger Station at 10:30 a.m. Leader: Pat Shinaberger, 814-598-4590.


Hike the Tanbark Trail

Sunday, October 11

Hickory Creek Wilderness to Dunham Siding. Meet at Musante Street at 1:30. Leader: Earl Ross, 814-726-3920.


Canoe/kayak the Allegheny River

Saturday, October 17

Bonnie Brae to West Hickory. Meet at the Bonnie Brae Boat Commission Boat Launch 2 miles north of Tidioute on Route 62 at 10:00. Boats must have a registration or launch permit to use the boat launch. Bring the required personal flotation devices (life jackets). Leader: Jim Eberly, 814-723-7888.


Hike the Scandia Fire Roads

Sunday, October 18

Meet at the Warren Mall Parking Lot next to the old K-Mart. Leader: Jim Houghtling, 814-723-1654.


Pfeiffer Nature Center Hike

Sunday, October 25

Meet at the Jamestown Park-And-Ride at 1:00 p.m. Leader: Deb Young, 814-730-8388.


Hike at Beaver Meadows Lake

Saturday, October 31

A 4.5-mile hike on Beaver Meadows Trail System. Meet at the Parking Area at Beaver Meadows at 2:00 p.m. From Marionville take N. Forest Road which turns into Beaver Meadows Road. After four miles turn right onto Recreation Drive. Follow for one mile to a parking area on the left (past the boat launch on the right). Leader: Charlene James, 814-463-7394 or 814-516-6595 (cell).



Patrick McGee Trail View along Patrick McGee Trail in Cattaraugus County, NY.


AOC fall meeting Watching the kite at the fall planning meeting.