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Reinstein Woods - OU0474

 Come visit with nature.

Hidden by  GOF

N 42° 53.497' W 78° 43.104' (WGS84)

 Coordinates in Other Systems
 Location: United States > New York
 Cache Type: BIT Cache
 Size: No container
 Status: Archived
 Date Hidden: 27 April 2012
 Date Created: 27 April 2012
 Last Modified: 13 June 2015
 Waypoint: OU0474


{{found}} 3 x Found
{{not_found}} 3 x Did Not Find
{{comment}} 1 Comments
0 Notes
0 Watchers
3104 Visitors
3 x Rated
Rated as: Average
GeoKrety History

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Quick Cache Kid Friendly Historic Site Limited Hours Listed on OCNA Only 

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Description   EN   

From and

The Dr. Victor Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve - a unique 292-acre complex of forests, ponds, and wetlands surrounded by suburban development. Reinstein Woods offers a variety of opportunities to explore and learn about nature for families and people of all ages. In addition to free guided tours of the woods, DEC offers a variety of special programs each month, including snowshoe and ski adventures, walks on seasonal topics, and a fall nature festival. DEC invites you to visit this fascinating area!

Many species of wildlife native to western New York State, including white-tailed deer, beavers, waterfowl, red-tailed hawks, pileated woodpeckers and majestic great blue herons, live in or visit Reinstein Woods and thrive under its protection. Native wildflowers, ferns, and fungi are also found in "The Woods."

In 1932 the land was purchased by Dr. Victor Reinstein for a private nature sanctuary, and by 1960 he had planted 30,000 trees, constructed 19 ponds, marshes, and swamps.

The State of New York assumed control of this preserve in 1986, after its donation by the Reinstein Estate. The Dr. Victor Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve was officially dedicated on August 23, 1989.

The interpretive trails are open daily from sunrise to sunset.

Visitors are requested to sign in and out at the main trailhead kiosk and obey the posted rules. Interpretive pamphlets corresponding to the Lily Pond Loop, Footprint Trail, and Beech Tree Trail are available at each trailhead kiosk or inside the Environmental Education Center. Interpretive signs are found along the State Symbols Trail and History Trail. Benches are available on each trail.


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Log Entries    {{found}} 3x {{not_found}} 3x {{comment}} 1x     Show All Log Entries   New Log Entry

9 13 June 2015 GOF Cache archived

Cache was archived.

2 11 August 2014 Mr.Yuck Didn't find it

This is a strange one, for sure. A DNF by an admin of the site (who went there twice), but yet a couple finds after that by non-regular users of the site. And of course the latest DNF by Borst. I didn't see anything, and I did note the DNF that said it was "14 meters out".

2 04 August 2014 Borst68 Didn't find it

Couldn't come up with this one.

1 27 April 2014 ShellnPat Found it

1 21 July 2013 Laveduds Found it

I really need a new GPS.  Had me 14m off for a while, finally expanded my search and got it.