Our Classroom in the Trees – Building the Barrier Free Treehouse

May 2, 2017 | Amy McMillan

With its 383 acres of rolling terrain and walking trails, ponds and wetlands full of life, and more than 150 species of trees and shrubs, For-Mar Nature Preserve & Arboretum is a popular year-round destination. The Visitor’s Center is home…

“The Woods Are Lovely, Dark And Deep…”

December 9, 2016 | Amy McMillan

Winter has arrived and that means it’s time to bundle up and head to your Genesee County Parks, because they’re just as much fun in cold weather as they are when it’s hot out. All those trails you love to…

Explore the beauty of autumn in your Genesee County Parks

October 13, 2016 | Amy McMillan

Fall colors are expected to peak in Genesee County between October 21 and 28, and some of the very best places to experience this glorious display are in your Genesee County Parks. One of our favorite ways to take in…

Amazing Field Trip Opportunities With Your Genesee County Parks

September 16, 2016 | Amy McMillan

Genesee County Parks and Recreation Commission has wonderful opportunities for your students to learn and interact with nature and history.  If you’re afraid we’re out of your budget capabilities, we would like you to know that Target Corporation is accepting applications…

Stepping Stone Falls is Sporting New & Improved Lights

August 29, 2016 | Amy McMillan

 Many folks, both local and out-of-towners, have enjoyed visiting Stepping Stone Falls at night to see them illuminated and take in some star gazing. The existing lights illuminating the falls had become outdated; replacement parts were no longer available and…