Hoyt Lake is undoubtedly gorgeous, but do you know the whole story? This scenic spot has a fascinating history. From the iconic Ivy Bridge to the Statue of David to the Bridge of the Three Americas, there are many stories to be told.
Intrigued? You’re in luck. Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy is hosting walking tours around Hoyt Lake every second Saturday from June until September. These 90-minute tours start at the grand staircase at Lincoln Parkway and Hoyt Lake. #views
Get ready to get up close and personal because this tour is from an insider’s perspective. Each guided tour is limited to 10 attendees to ensure the best possible experience for everyone. Buffalo history buffs this is your chance to ask any and all of your questions. Tickets are only $10.
Pro Tip: If you become a member, you get 50% off this tour and all official guided walking and bike tours.
Let’s dig into that math, shall we? A yearly individual membership is $35, so the membership pays for itself if you go on a few tours for 50% off and you enjoy free boat rentals at Hoyt Lake. Yep – THOSE boats.
Plus, you get invites to member-only events and exclusive discounts from park partners. That member life tho. If you sign up as a household it’s only $60 for a year.
Interested in becoming a member yet? Well, it’s super easy. You can join or renew right here.
Did you know? Olmsted Parks have been around for 150 years. That’s cause for celebration, and there’s a full calendar of events planned for this summer.
Tour Dates: June 9, July 14, August 11, September 8
Tour Times: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Tickets: $10 per person / www.bfloparks.org/Summer2018
Meeting Place: Tour departs from the grand staircase at Lincoln Parkway and Hoyt Lake (199 Lincoln Parkway, Buffalo)
Parking: Free along Lincoln Parkway