March 2017
Updated March 19
Ski or Hike Long Point State Park
Sunday, March 5

Meet at Jamestown Park and Ride at 1:00 p.m. or at the Park's Upper Parking Lot at 1:30. Leader: Dennis Anderson, 716-969-9772.


Ski or Hike Akeley Swamp
Sunday, March 12

Meet at the State Game Lands Parking Lot on Old Rt 62 at 1:00 p.m. Leader: Deb Young, 814-730-8388.


Hike and Picnic at Jakes Rocks
Sunday, March 19

Bring a dish to pass. Hot dogs and fixings provided. This will be an opportunity to see the new trails. Meet at the parking lot at Jakes Rocks at 1:30 p.m. Leader: Pat Shinaberger, 814-368-6728.


Hike Tanbark Trail - This is a change.
Sunday, March 26

Meet at Musante Street at 1:30 p.m. Leader: Dennis Anderson, 716-969-9772.


Cookout and Planning Meeting at Chapman State Park
Saturday, April 1

Meet at Pavilion #2 at 1:00 pm. to hike. Bring a dish to pass and table setting for the dinner at about 4:00. Turkey will be provided. Leader: Dennis Anderson, 716-969-9772.

The pictures at right are of Dennis' amazing outdoor turkey cooking at a 2010 event.


All AOC events which include cross-country skiing, bicycling, and kayaking & canoeing, as well as hiking and sometimes overnight camping, are free and open to the public. Dues to join the AOC are $5 per person per year. The AOC also administers the 100-Mile Patch program for those hikers who complete the approximately 96.8 miles of the North Country National Scenic Trail within the Allegheny National Forest. For more information about this and other local outdoors activities go to the Outdoor Subjects link above.


Turkey Cooking Dennis' Turkey cooking in the snow at Hearts Content.

Dennis Carving Turkey Dennis Carving the Turkey, Hearts Content.