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Letchworth State Park – Volunteer Vacations 2021

August 1 - August 7

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The Letchworth Branch Trail of the Finger Lakes Trail System is a 27 mile long pathway along the Genesee River as it passes through the Letchworth Gorge. This trail is heavily used by hikers, runners, and visitors to the area as it traverses several overlooks of the gorge and its three waterfalls. Much of the trail work will be drainage work, reroutes and elevating the trail in the most heavily used sections of the trail system. Parts of the trail are now below its opposing sides and become very muddy in the spring and when heavy rainfall is experienced. Water bars, ditches, and knicks will be used to help in these situations.



Finger Lakes Trail Conference




Day hiking up to 8 miles each work day

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Minimum Volunteer Age


Maximum Group Size


Area and Attractions

On your day off, you may just want to partake of Letchworth State Park and its many hiking trails, leading to the numerous waterfalls and scenic sights in the gorge. Almost 70 miles of trail await you! Within an hours drive, you have the National War Museum in Geneseo, NY, whitewater rafting down the Genesee River, hot air balloon rides, Six Flags Darien Lake theme park and you are less than 1 hour from Rochester, NY and its many offerings.

Accommodations Description

We will be hosting the crew at the Letchworth State Park Conference Center that has 10 beds among two lofts, a full kitchen and two showers. The conference center is a beautiful facility with a full porch to relax on and listen to the tumble of water as it flows over Middle Falls a stone's throw away. Volunteers should bring a sleeping bag or linens and pillow, towels, and personal gear. Proof of COVID vaccination may be required.


No airport pickup provided for this trip. The closest airport is Greater Rochester International Airport. Meeting times will be sent to registrants when the trip is confirmed.


Letchworth State Park
6111 Visitor Center Rd, Mt. Morris, New York 14510 United States