2 Castle Hill Avenue, Bronx , NY 10473 | (718) 792-9736
According to the agency website: "The Bronx YMCA was created in 1977 from a merger between the Bronx-Union branch and the Westchester-Bronx branch. The Bronx-Union branch, an outgrowth of discussions between the New York YMCA and the Young Men's Christian Union (an organization delivering YMCA services in the Bronx), was established in 1904 in a converted piano factory at 149th Street and Washington Avenue. The Westchester-Bronx branch began operations in 1946. It operated extension centers in Calson Point, Fort Schuyler, Morris Park, Sound View, Throggs Neck, Union Port, and Westchester Square.
2300 Souther Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10460-1099 | (718) 220-5100
Visiting the Bronx Zoo allows you to trek past lions, storks, and zebras on a typical African savanna. Herds of gazelles share their home with nyalas and African wild dogs and giraffes eye each other across a plain. Go nose-to-nose with gorillas in a 6.5-acre swath of the rainforest that will transport you to the heart of Africa. Your Congo wildlife safari will be packed with surprises as you trek beneath the canopy of leaves, through sprays of mist, and up to treetop lookouts.Go nose-to-nose with Siberian tigers on a woodland that recreates the Russian Far East. In this showcase of the Zoo’s animal enrichment program, discover how training, toys, and foraging games help the big cats stay fit and stimulated.
3900 John Nagy Blvd. , Cleveland , OH 44144 | (216) 664-3308
Brookeside Reservation is one of the many outdoor parks that are part of the Cleveland Metroparks. The 132-acre reservation serves as a refuge for diverse wildlife in an urban setting. It is also an attractive spot for area picnickers and a resting site for walkers, cyclists and others who use the All Purpose Trail. This reservation connects to Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.
Academy Road, West Edmeston, NY 13485 | 315-443-9343
This is a scenic, paved, 1/2 mile route around Brookfield Town Park. The parking lot can be accessed from Academy Rd, between the intersection of Skaneateles Turnpike and Spooner Road in Brookfield, NY. The route is 97" wide in most places and almost entirely flat. There are benches placed throughout the loop and restrooms available near the parking lot.
11780 Brooks School Road, Fishers, IN 46038 | (317) 595-3150
Brooks School Park is a 16.5 acre park and offers activities for all interests including multiple athletic facilities, including an open play area popular for soccer and rugby games, and a full-size basketball court. It is also has an approximately 0.6 mile trail that encircles the park and is the only park in Fishers offering a horseshoe pit. There is also a mini library accessible near the picnic shelter. The park is pet friendly and includes multiple pet waste stations.
185 Court Street, Binghamton, NY 13901 | (607) 778-6400
The Broome County Public Library opened in October 1904.The building was designed to serve as both a public library and a community center. On the first floor was a collection of 14,000 books and the second floor housed the library's auditorium, the Binghamton Museum of Fine Arts (now part of Roberson Museum) and the Broome County Historical Society. Through the years, the library collection had grown from 14,000 books to over 300,000 books and periodicals. In addition, the library added new services such as records, films, microfilm and other media.
Uncas Road, Raquette Lake, NY 13436 | (315)354-4412
According to the agency website: "Tucked away in seclusion a short way off the main tourist route, this "jewel" of a campground remains one of the best kept secrets in the Adirondacks. Brown Tract Pond Campground is located on the east shore of 146 acre Brown Tract Pond. The remote Adirondack setting of this facility offers a relaxing, quiet beauty all its own. The campsites offer privacy; they are large and well forested. Camping equipment from tents to 30' RVs can be accommodated. The campground offers a variety of recreational opportunities including: Canoeing and boating, fishing, hiking, swimming and bicycling."
117-117 1/2 Groton Ave, Cortland, NY 13045 | 607-756-5740
This agency is a deli, you can get food, drinks, ice, ice cream, milk, sandwiches, etc. It is accessible for all, anyone is welcome. There are 11 spots total and one spot marked for people with a disabilities. Pretty easy to locate the front counter and pretty easy to move around inside, aisles are a decent size.
1339 County Route 60, Onchiota, NY 12989 | (518)891-3449
According to the DEC website: "Buck Pond compares to a mountain retreat as it offers secluded sites, numerous water access, guarded bathing beach, and a "easy to walk" trail which stretches for miles along a old abandoned railroad bed. Buck Pond Campground is located on the western shore of 130 acre Buck Pond. The Lake Kushaqua and the Kushaqua Narrows form most of the western and northern boundaries of the campground. Camping equipment from tents to 30 foot RVs can be accommodated. Campground offers a variety of recreational opportunities including: Canoeing and boating, fishing, hiking, and bicycling."
2136 West Oakfield Rd., Grand Island, NY 14072 | 716-773-3271
According to the park website: Buckhorn Island State Park nature preserve, 895 acres of marsh, meadows and woods and the last vestige of once vast marshlands and meadows that bordered the Niagara River, is classified as a park preserve. The public is welcome to walk the nature trails, hike, bike, kayak, canoe, fish and cross-country ski in the park. Ongoing restoration continues to re-establish wetland cover and water levels and increase the diversity of native flora and fauna. The ongoing restoration plan includes increasing public access with more non-intrusive trails, overlooks and bird watching blinds.
1508 Competitor Court, Virginia Beach, VA 23453 | 757-385-0400
This neighborhood park is located off of South Rosemont Road. The park has a mini picnic shelter and a playground with a transfer platform.
503 East River Road, Grand Island, NY 14072 | (716)773-7629
The Buffalo Yacht Club is a great facility which offers a variety of services to its members. Almost any issue can be addressed and alterations made for a member or a guest with prior notice.
1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14211 | (716) 896-5200
The Buffalo Museum of Science has been serving the Buffalo-Niagara region for over 75 years, providing the opportunity for great fun and education through well presented programs and exhibits. The museum is always providing new exhibits and offers Discovery Camps, overnight events, family events, memberships, and birthday parties. The organization and staff are passionate about what they do, and look forward to sharing that passion with others.
215 N Cayuga Street, Ithaca, NY 1850 | (607) 273-8246
Buffalo Street Books is a locally owned bookstore in downtown Ithaca New York in the Dewitt Mall, home of many other local retail spaces.
300 Parkside Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14214 | (716) 873-3900
The Buffalo Zoo is on 23.5 acres and is the 3rd oldest zoo in the US, since 1875. They house many exotic animals including mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and birds. They offer a wealth of activities from just browsing the zoo to educational and fun camps for kids, plus an array of special and holiday events!
1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222 | 716-878-6011
The Burchfield Penney Art Center is the only museum exclusively dedicated to the art and artists of Western New York – including famed American watercolorist Charles E. Burchfield. From the moment you first step through the doors, you will be surrounded by inspirational, thought-provoking and often world-renowned artwork. The Burchfield Penney features more than 30 exhibitions annually. While many are curated from their extensive collections, they often bring new work into the museum through temporary exhibitions and works on loan. As a result, no visit to the Burchfield Penney is ever the same. Guided tours along with various art-based activities are offered weekly and can be found on their website (https://www.burchfieldpenney.org).
Burnet Park Dr, Syracuse, NY 13204 | (315) 473-4330
Burnet Park is a multi-use facility that provides activities year-round. There is something for all ages, and an enormous amount of open space for activities that require only imagination. It is a great place to enjoy a picnic with the family, or take a leisurely stroll around the park. Jungle gyms, sport facilities, and the natural terrain, provide a variety of recreation activities. Pets are welcome as long as owners clean up after them, and there are trash receptacles throughout, so it is not a carry in, carry out facility. Rolling hills, abundant wildlife that is native to the city of Syracuse, and a variety of activities, makes Burnet Park a fun and relaxing place to enjoy outdoor recreation.
Burnet Park Drive, Syracuse, NY 13204 | 315-443-9343
This Monday Mile loops through Burnet Park and passes by Rosamond Gifford Zoo, playgrounds and a golf course. The route is a designated path on the inner loop of the one-way street inside the park. The path is approximately 4 feet wide. The narrowest part of the path is 2 feet 4 inches wide. There are speed humps on the roadway. At the final turnaround loop, there is a wooden gate with a sign that says that the gate closes after 6 p.m. Maps of the Monday Mile route along with turn-by-turn directions are available on the agency website.
340765 NYS Route 12E , Cape Vincent, NY 13618 | (315) 654-2522
According to their website: Burnham Point State Park is small and quiet with lightly-wooded campsites, ideal for boating, fishing and relaxing. Boaters can explore local towns, islands and historic sites for miles up and down the scenic river. Popular game fish include bass, pike, muskellunge and walleye.
Pittsford-Victor Road (Route 96), Fairport, NY 14450 | (585) 223-5050
From website: Bushnell’s Basin is located off of Pittsford-Victor Road (Route 96) in the southwest quadrant of Perinton. It is not a traditional park, but a one-acre public boat dock area on the Erie Canal. The location has a rich history as a boatyard, warehouse district, and commercial center dating back to the early 19th century and is still home to several local business and restaurants. The dock facilities and restroom building at Bushnell’s Basin were recently updated and are largely in very good condition. This park is well-liked and frequently used, and because of its location away from the main downtown area of Fairport, it retains its own identity within the Town of Perinton. This special park is frequently visited by Perinton residents, especially those from adjacent neighborhoods, as well as visitors from neighboring communities. Although it is small, Bushnell’s Basin is one of only three Town parks where camping is allowed (reservation permit required).
6252 W 104th Avenue , Westminster, CO 80020 | 303-469-5441
The Butterfly Pavilion is an interactive facility that is known as the first stand -lone Invertebrate Zoo in the world. The Butterfly Pavilion has 5 different exhibits within the one floor building. The 5 exhibits include Wings of the Tropics, Crawl-A-See-Em, Waters Edge, Invertebrate World, and an Outdoor Gardens & Nature Trail. They have daily shows and programs. A special one is at 12:30pm and 3:30pm they release new butterflies in the Wings of the Tropics exhibit. This is a must see and a very magical experience. They also offer winter and summer camps for children. Around every corner you will find a friendly, knowledgeable staff eager to help and educate any visitor on the exhibits around them. Along with the staff around every corner, the Assistant Guest Services Manager, Julie Wagner, is around during the week to help with any questions as well. They are passionate about education and conservation of invertebrates and their habitats. This is a fun, educational, hands on activity with a twist of creepy crawlies, mixed with a magical feel.
Route 13, Ithaca, NY 14850 | (607) 273-5761 summer; (607) 273-3440 winter
According to the agency website: "Buttermilk Falls State Park takes its name from the foaming cascade formed by Buttermilk Creek as it flows down the steep valley side toward Cayuga Lake. The upper park has a small lake, hiking trails through woodlands and along the gorge and rim, picnic areas and playing fields. The lower park has a campground, pool and playing fields, beyond which is Larch Meadows. Larch Meadows is a wetland area through which a nature trail winds. Park activities, including tours through Buttermilk gorge, are offered weekly from July 4th through Labor Day."
2609 Buyrn Circle, Virginia Beach, VA 23453 | 757-385-0400
The playground has a transfer platform and a therapeutic cradle swing.
2357 Humphrey Road, Varysburg, NY 14167 | (585) 535-7300
Byrncliff Resort & Conference Center is a year-round resort nestled in the rolling hills of Wyoming County in Western New York State. Byrncliff offers an 18-hole Golf Course, a full service restaurant, overnight lodging, cross country ski/snowshoe trails, an outdoor pool with mini-golf course, and entertainment. Byrncliff Resource & Conference Center is located just 30 minutes from historic East Aurora, NY, and is just across the street from Buffalo Hill.
Please see GPS coordinates below., Cadyville, NY 12918 | (518) 562-6861
The Cadyville Beach offers a variety of recreation and sport activities for all ages including children and adults as wel as a beach with waterfront access.
15 Railroad Ave, Cairo, NY 12413 | (518)622-9864
The Cairo Public Library is open to all members of the community. This building was built in 2012 and has many universal design features. Staff is available to assist with any questions patrons may have. Free wifi is available. Numerous activities are available through the library, these change and can be found on their website. Some activities offered include crafts, reading programs, art classes, and virtual yoga. There is a meeting room available that community members can fill out an online application (found on the library website) to use.
Route 281, Homer, NY 13077 | (607) 749-2161
Calale Field is an open facility used for softball games, lacrosse games, and soccer games. There are no fences and no accessible seating areas.
581 West Jericho Turnpike , Smithtown, NY 11787 | (631) 265-1054
Nestled in the heart of Smithtown, Caleb Smith State Park Preserve is one of four state nature preserves on Long Island. Within its 543 acres are a variety of habitats offering guests picturesque views that change with the seasons. Caleb Smith is a passive use park. This not only helps protect the local plant and wildlife populations but also allows visitors to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy the quiet serenity that can only be found in nature.
226 Seminary Hill Road, Carmel , NY 10512 | (845) 628-7888
Camarda Park, located at 226 Seminary Hill Road in Carmel NY is one of 10 parks managed by the Town of Carmel Recreation and Parks Department. It features a lacrosse/soccer field, 2 baseball diamonds, 2 basketball courts, picnic area/pavilion and playground for children. The most accessible areas of the park would be the pavilion and playground area which are closest to the the parking area featuring three accessible parking spaces. A paved path leads to the pavilion/picnic area with no slope or barriers to enter. The playground which is partially enclosed by a fence features a swing set, and two elevated playground areas with tunnels, slides, climbers and monkey bars. There are 2 ramps to enter the children's playground and transfer systems at both playground elements.
5303 W Cameron Rd., Cameron , NY 14819 | 585-226-5400
According to the agency website: The 1,990-acre Cameron State Forest includes Cameron Pond, two smaller ponds, a gas pipeline down the middle and a native grassland field near the southern end. Today, Cameron and all state forests in New York are managed for multiple benefits to serve the needs of the people of New York. Sustainable management practices will ensure a perpetual supply of timber, a diversity of wildlife habitats, compatible recreational opportunities and clean water.