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.
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Depart from the grand staircase at Lincoln Pkwy and Hoyt Lake
Brian Dold, planning and design manager, Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy
Tickets (order online or call 838-1249 ext. 10):
Please Note: We will not be issuing physical tickets. Please check-in with your name prior to the walk you purchased.
Proceeds to benefit the Conservancy.
Bring your own picnic lunch!
At 12:00 noon, between tours, Mr. Dold will relate additional history and stories about the city’s park, parkways and landscaped circles, the first integrated park system designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, America’s foremost landscape architect. Participants are invited to bring a picnic lunch and gather behind the pergola in the Rose Garden at the top of Shakespeare Hill.