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OLMSTED EVENT: 2nd Saturday Walking Tour Around Hoyt Lake

July 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until September 8, 2018

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From great white and great blue herons to the site of the long-gone Spire Head gazebo, there are many features to discover in Delaware Park. Fans of “Gala Water,” as the lake was originally called, are invited to view its sights and learn its history and lore during the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy’s 2nd Saturday Walking Tours Around Hoyt Lake.

Two 90-minute tours will depart from the grand staircase at Lincoln Pkwy and Hoyt Lake.

To ensure a great experience for every attendee, each walking tour is capped at 10 participants.

Tour Dates:
Saturday – July 14, August 11, September 8

Tour Times:
Morning tour: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Afternoon tour: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Meeting Point:
Tour departs from the grand staircase at Lincoln Pkwy and Hoyt Lake.
199 Lincoln Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14222. Free parking is available along Lincoln Parkway. 

Tour Guide:
Jim Mendola, Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy Volunteer Archivist

BOPC Members: $5
Non-BOPC Members: $10

Sign up for a Historical Walking Tour Around Hoyt Lake today!
July 14 – Click here to sign up | Facebook Event – SOLD OUT
August 11 – Click here to sign up | Facebook Event
September 8 – Click here to sign up | Facebook Event

For Inquiries: Please contact Zhi Phua at [email protected] or call 716-838-1249, ext. 31.

This Walking Tour Series is presented by M&T Bank

All proceeds to benefit the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy.


July 14, 2018
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hoyt Lake
198 Lincoln Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222 United States
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