SN: 116005 - 2020 / Y1533

START POINT MOVED - SP is closed so email POC ahead of walk for sign-in help, walk instructions+free grounds access info

what is the event

Seasonal Walk

where is the event

Chautauqua, New York

Chautauqua County

The address/location for the physical start box (PSB) is as follows:

Chautauqua Welcome Center is closed so restrooms and walkbox are not available. Restrooms may be accessed at cafes and library on the grounds. Contact POC well before your planned walk to access updated information, sign-in, directions, and stamp.

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

when is the event

Starting Wed, Apr 1st, 2020 until Nov 30th, 2020

Start box available: Daylight hours.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Rockin' Around the Clock

Underground Railroad

Walking the USA A - Z

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. 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.

conditions for the event

Distance: 5/10km, Rating: 2A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Hard

Wheelchairs: Hard


Park in free lot across from the Chautauqua Institution grounds. Walk across to entrance at traffic light.

Awards and fees: A Award

how to get to the event

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.

event sponsor

Niagara Frontier Volkssport Club

Event website:

point of contact

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