Outdoors

Experience the great outdoors with WYRK. Whether you're enjoying the comfort of your backyard or hiking a wooded trail, we've got tips and helpful hints.

Tour the Schooner Lois McClure at Canalside 8/18-8/20
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s Sailing Canal Boat Lois McClure will visit ports along the Champlain and Erie Canals including Canalside this weekend.
This summer marks the 200th anniversary of the Erie Canal with a celebration of waterways and trees...
In the Buf with Jo: At the Garden Walk!
On behalf of ALL of Buffalo's West Side, let me welcome the suburberatti!! We smile and say "Good morning!" here. Do NOT be afraid. (Some suburbanistas will look at my neighbors and I like we're in a zoo! We porch sit and have 'cawfee tawk'...
Niagara Falls State Park Has a New Walking App
Living in Buffalo we are able to experience Niagara Falls as much as we want.  I sometimes forget it's practically in my backyard.  When friends and family come to visit that I think I need to take advantage and experience the falls more often, and this is a neat new way to do so...
Dale Rappels Down a 50-Foot Wall at Camp
When I got to the top of the 50-foot tower, Padraic, the young man in charge of the COPE (Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience) program at Camp Schoellkopf asked me if I was afraid of heights.  I told him I wasn't.  I was just afraid of falling.  He assured me l…
Dale Tackles a Tent at Camp Schoellkopf
For my very first stay at a camp of any kind, summer camp, day camp, scout camp - I was invited to spend a day (and night) at Camp Schoellkopf in Wyoming County.  I was assured we could work out some reasonable lodging rates for the night so I was in.
In the Buf with Jo & Joe: At the Ballpark!
Is there anything better than spending the day or evening enjoying a ballgame? Maybe, but I can't think of any right now. Joe and I are suckers for anything that includes hotdogs, ice cream, peanuts, cheering and dancing! Their fireworks are off the hook...
SPCA Issues Rabies Advisory
It's something the SPCA of Erie County has to do on a regular basis because of well-meaning people who do more harm because of the actions they take.  The SPCA again is warning people not to touch injured or abandoned wild animals because they could have rabies.

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