Adventure Activities

Adventure Activities

Fall 2021 

Join Outdoor Pursuits staff on an outdoor adventure! No experience necessary.

Sign up online at through the B-Engaged link. Email Outdoors@Binghamton.edu with any questions.

Nature Preserve Evening Hike

  • Friday, September 10
  • 6 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Meet in front of Mohawk residence hall at 5:50 p.m.
  • Register
  • FREE

Meet other outdoorsy-types and enjoy an early evening hike. We will take our time climbing the Oak Trail to the meadow overlooking campus to watch the sky turn orange over the Susquehanna River valley. Hiking boots or sturdy shoes are still necessary. 

3 Gorges Waterfalls Hike (No Classes! Yom Kippur Break)

  • Thursday, September 16
  • 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Register
  • $15 (transportation provided)

Lace up your hiking boots for a grand slam of three of our Finger Lakes gorges! First up is Taughannock Falls gorge where you will stand in the mist of the second highest falls in New York State, then Buttermilk Falls with an awesome gorge full of natural curiosities and finally Robert H. Treman State Park featuring 115-foot Lucifer Falls.

We may stop for ice cream in Ithaca after the hike, so please bring cash if you'd like to participate.

Hidden Glen and Stream Hike

  • Saturday, September 18
  • 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Register
  • $5 (transportation provided)

Nestled in a hidden glen not far from campus is a forest oasis. Winding trails lead to a picturesque gorge with towering Hemlocks and a gently falling stream. Bring your sense of adventure, water bottle and sturdy shoes for a refreshing hike.

Nature Preserve Evening Hike

  • Friday, September 24
  • 6 – 8:30  p.m.
  • Meet in front of Mohawk residence hall at 5:50 p.m.
  • Register
  • FREE

Trek to the hills overlooking campus with time to catch your breath, relax and see the sun begin to go down.

Clear your head and enjoy the Nature Preserve with us! Hiking boots or sturdy shoes are still necessary. 

Lake Loop Hike

  • Friday, October 1
  • 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Register
  • $5 (transportation provided)

This will be an easy hike around the twin lakes and along the trails of our closest state park, Chenango Valley State Park. Its two kettle lakes, Lily and Chenango, were created when the last glacier of the ice age retreated and left behind huge chunks of buried ice that melted.

Cider and Doughnuts Hike

  • Saturday, October 23
  • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Register
  • Sign up in the Outdoor Pursuits office, EG-10 by Thursday, October 21
  • $10 (transportation provided)

Get out and enjoy the change of the season. This will be an easy hike along the rolling Finger Lakes Trail. Look forward to the canopy of the autumn trees as we trek to a lean-to shelter for lunch. Pack a lunch and a water bottle. Dress for the weather.

We will stop at a local cider press operation after the hike for fresh pressed apple cider, homemade doughnuts, a caramel apple, pie and other goodies. Please bring cash if you'd like to participate. This is a social hike. 

Giant Trees and Waterfalls Hike

  • Saturday, November 6
  • 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
  • Register
  • $10 (transportation provided)

In neighboring Pennsylvania is a unique state park, where three waterfalls and pioneer tales shroud this stand of virgin eastern hemlocks. Come hike along the cool forest stream and beneath these magnificent trees in Salt Springs State Park! Wear shoes that can wet, bring a backpack with a water bottle and snacks.

Contact us

Outdoor Pursuits
(607) 777-6414
Email

Office and Rental Center Hours
Thursday and Friday
10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
GE-10

Note: The Office and Rental Center are closed during breaks and over the summer.