SN: 116005 - 2020 / Y1533

Future event (not yet open)

Seasonal Walk

Chautauqua, New york

Chautauqua Institution Welcome Center on Rt 394 (NOT Colonnade Bldg. on grounds)

Future event (not yet open)

Starting Wed, Apr 1st until Mon, Nov 30th

Open from Daylight hours.

Special programs

This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.

Long description

Victorian lakeside village hosts 9-wk summer program of the arts, education & recreation in ecumenical environment. Gave its name to similar cultural programs held all over the US and Canada in the 19th and 20th centuries. (Fee during season see ) Gingerbread-style cottages/charming gardens create living quilt of yesteryear small-town America. Chautauqua Institution is on the Nat'l Register Historic Places. FDR gave his "I hate war" speech here. Box at Info Desk. Sometimes upstairs at office off-season.

Distance: 5/10km, Rating: 2A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: hard

Wheelchairs: hard


During season free 1/2 parking at Welcome Center for check-in; then, move car to pay lot. Stay parked (free) at Welcome Center during off-season.

Awards and fees: A Award

Driving to the start box

Rt 394, Mayville. From North: Rt I-90 (Thruway) Exit 60, Westfield; Rt 394 South to Westfield/Mayville to Chautauqua Institution (11 mi) From South: Rt I-90 North to Exit 10A, Interstate 86 East 23 mi to Exit 7, North on Rt 76 for 4 mi to Rt 394. Right to Chautauqua Institution. Gate fee required during season. Reduced fee after noon. Parking fee applies ONLY during nine-week Chautauqua season (3rd wk June-4th wk Aug) FREE Sun. during season.

Niagara Frontier Volkssport Club

Event website:

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.