July 2015 Edition
Updated July 16

Bike Behrend College to Presque Isle in Erie

Wednesday, July 8

Meet at Penn. State Behrend at the parking lot next to the trail at 10:00 a.m. A shuttle ride with cars to be left in first parking lot on right in Presque Isle State Park. Ride the Bay Front Connector Trail, side streets and Presque Isle. Approximately 20 miles. Lunch after ride. Leader: Pat Spicer, 814-757-8331, evenings.


Maintenance Session on the Warren Bike Trail

Thursday, July 9

This session is to cut brush so bring lopers or other appropriate tool. Meet at 9:30 a.m. at the parking area behind Catalvo’s Barn. Leader: Earl Ross, 814-726-3920.


Hike Picnic Run

Sunday, July 12

A 3-mile hike. Note that Jim is scouting an alternative and may change the route from Picnic Run. Meet at Howes True Value at 1:30 p.m. Leader: Jim Houghtling, 814-723-1654.


Hike Beaver Meadows

Wednesday, July 15

This is a 4.5-mile hike on the Beaver Meadows Trail System. Meet at the parking area at Beaver Meadows Lake at 10:00 a.m. From Marionville take N. Forest Road which turns into Beaver Meadows Road. After four miles turn right on 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).


Hike Davy Hill

Sunday, July 19

Meet at Betts Park at 1:30 p.m. Leader: David Rulander, 814-723-4388.


Bike Russell to North Warren

Thursday, July 23

Meet at the Russell Post Office at 5:30 p.m. Ride to North Warren and back. Stop at D.Q. for ice cream, etc. Leader: Pat Spicer, 814-757-8331, evenings.


Audubon Center Looking For Sponsors For the 2015 Wild 5K Race

Corinne Fredrickson, a Naturalist-in-Training with Jamestown Audubon wrote us about the Wild 5K Race (formerly the Run for Liberty) that will take place at the Audubon Center and Sanctuary on Saturday, July 25. Ms. Fredrickson is looking for sponsors for the event and noted that AOC members have done so in the past. You may read the letter here.



Hike Little Chautauqua Creek Gorge

Sunday, July 26

Meet at the Park and Ride on Route 60 north of Jamestown at 1:00 p.m. Bring drinking water and footware for walking in the creek. Weather permitting. Leader: Dennis Anderson, 716-969-9772.


Pittsfield, Potluck and Pickin’ on the Porch

Wednesday, July 29

Meet at Youngsville Elementary School off Thatcher’s Lane for an 18-mile bike ride throughout Pittsfield. Bring a dish to pass for lunch and music on the porch after ride. You may drop off food and instruments prior to the ride at 1 Suan Lane, Youngsville. Leader: Jonella Roundtree, 814-563-6365.


Bike Frewsburg to Hartsen Road and back

Thursday, July 30

Meet at Tops in Frewsburg at 5:30 p.m. Leader: Pat Spicer, 814-757-8331, evenings.


Bike the Rouseville Trail

Sunday, August 2

Bike the Rouseville Trail. Approximately 22 miles. Meet at Betts Park at 1:30 p.m. or at the McClintock Trailhead on Watz Road next to Damuchies Propane. Leader: Earl Ross, 814-726-3920.