Nature/Outdoors | Beyond the Nest (Rochester)

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G and S Orchards

CSA share enrollment is underway! Email Stephanie directly for details and pricing.
825 Atlantic Avenue (Route 286)
Walworth , NY , 14568
Phone: (315) 524-3823
43° 9' 55.5876" N, 77° 20' 18.5928" W

Wickham Farms

Wickham Farms is a fun place for families to spend an hour, an afternoon or all day! Attractions include a jumping pillow, batting cages, kiddie train ride, a mini golf course, farm animals, and a free weekly storytime. In the Fall, we have a corn maze, hayrides, a u-pick pumpkin patch, and u-pick apple orchard. In our barn, we serve of ice cream, frozen custard and casual meals. We make cookies from scratch and fry our own donuts in the Fall.
1821 Fairport Nine Mile Point Road
Penfield , NY , 14526
Phone: (585) 377-FARM (3276)
43° 9' 4.9608" N, 77° 26' 11.9364" W

Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester

FREE to visit and many opportunities for learning! Pet adoption, farm yard and petting area, humane education, outreach programs and services.
99 Victor Road
Fairport , NY , 14450
Phone: 585-223-1330
43° 3' 39.582" N, 77° 23' 55.3056" W

Stokoe Farms

Pumpkins and lots more fun in the fall from mid-September until the end of October, and fun in the Christmas season with the best Christmas trees in WNY! For over 200 years, the Stokoe family has been cultivating our farming heritage. Step back to a simpler time with your family and take a wagon ride to pick your own special pumpkin or to choose the perfect Christmas tree. Let us help you make memorable Harvest and Christmas traditions will last for generations. Open weekend only, 10am-5pm mid September thru the end of October, and again during the Christmas season.
656 South Road
Scottsville , NY , 14546
Phone: (585) 889-0770
42° 59' 35.466" N, 77° 46' 20.7624" W

Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC)

Rochester's science, technology and cultural heritage museum. Also includes Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center (in Naples).
657 East Ave
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585-271-4552
43° 9' 8.9028" N, 77° 35' 14.8092" W

Bristol Mountain Aerial Adventures

BRISTOL MOUNTAIN AERIAL ADVENTURES INCLUDES MORE THAN 7 CHALLENGE COURSES, 2 KIDS COURSES, AND 125+ ELEMENTS. Watch your kid gain confidence as he or she navigates, balances, and zips their way through the trees. Both courses are located closer to the ground and use a different harness system that is just as safe but less complicated for younger children to use. If your child has any difficulties there are staff members on the course at all times to help them to work through the elements.
5589 South Hill Road
Canandaigua , NY , 14424
Phone: 585-374-1180
42° 44' 36.6936" N, 77° 25' 12.6876" W

Roseland Wake Park

Roseland Wake Park is the best place for people of all skill levels to enjoy wake boarding and other towed water sports. We offer camps, parties, and lessons, and have a full pro shop for all the equipment you need!
250 Eastern Blvd.
Canandaigua , NY , 14424
Phone: (585) 393-9253
42° 52' 46.2216" N, 77° 15' 50.9832" W

The Artful Fairy

You'll find Fairy Magic at The Artful Fairy! Walk-in and Create Your Own Garden, have a Fairylicious Birthday Party or take one of our many Fairy Garden Classes. Looking for Adult fun? Plant~N'~Party is for you! Create succulent gardens in unique containers while you sip delicious beverages. We're Rochester's premiere Plant and Sip company!
90 E. Main St #3
Victor , NY , 14564
Phone: 585-924-4499
42° 58' 54.5052" N, 77° 24' 27.8964" W

Woody Acres

Woody Acres is a family owned farm located in beautiful Upstate New York selling Christmas Trees and Pumpkins. For the Pumpkin season we are open late September through late October. For the Holiday season we open mid-November until just before Christmas (closed Thanksgiving Day).
1530 Harris Road
Penfield , NY , 14526
Phone: 585-872-2759
43° 10' 13.566" N, 77° 24' 43.038" W

Baycreek Paddling Center

In addition to canoe and kayak rentals for the public, Baycreek Paddling Center offers half-day camps featuring canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding (SUP), nature hikes, water safety and respect for the environment.
1099 Empire Blvd
Rochester , NY , 14609 43° 10' 32.6136" N, 77° 31' 34.2696" W

Hidden Valley Animal Adventure

Escape to the wild as you get up close and personal with over 300 animals and 40 different exotic species including zebra, bison, camel, ostrich and more!
2887 Royce Rd.
Varysburg , NY , 14167
Phone: 585-535-4100.
42° 44' 33" N, 78° 17' 59.2764" W

Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park

Only a short 30 minutes from Rochester, Sonnenberg Gardens offers enjoyment for all ages in its formal gardens, Victorian mansion, and greenhouse complex.
151 Charlotte Street
Canandaigua , NY , 14424
Phone: (585) 394-4922
42° 53' 53.448" N, 77° 16' 19.4556" W

Location:

133 South Fitzhugh Street
Rochester, NY, 14608
United States

Phone:

(585) 546-7029

2018 House & Garden Tour: Between the Avenues

Dates: 
06/09/2018
06/10/2018
Time: 
10 am - 4 pm

Location:

Letchworth State Park Humphrey Nature Center
1 Letchworth State Park
Castile, NY, 14427
United States

Phone:

412-369-5825

Location:

P.O. Box 18558
Rochester, NY, 14618
United States

Phone:

(585) 987-1717

21st Annual Outdoor Expo

Dates: 
06/09/2018
Time: 
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Organization:

Trout Run Camp Resort

Location:

2137 Stannards Road
Wellsville, NY, 14895
United States

Phone:

585-596-0500

4th of July Fireworks Celebration

Dates: 
06/30/2018
07/07/2018
Time: 
All day family fun

Location:

530 West Avenue
Medina, NY, 14103
United States

Phone:

585-798-6106

A Day Out with Thomas

Dates: 
05/27/2018
Time: 
9am to 6pm

Organization:

Fairport Crew Club

Location:

1399 Fairport Road
Fairport, NY, 14450
United States

Phone:

585-330-3488

Adult Learn to Row

Dates: 
06/18/2018
08/06/2018
Time: 
6:00-7:30 am Monday & Wednesday Mornings or a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday night 6:15-8:30pm