SN: 118535 - 2021 / Y1533

REOPENED - This walk is On-Line registration only.

Hosted on the Online Start Box (OSB)

what is the event

Chautauqua Institution

Seasonal Walk

where is the event

Chautauqua, New York

Chautauqua County

This event has a physical start box (PSB) as well as being hosted on the Online Start Box (OSB). The address/location for the PSB is as follows:

Chautauqua Welcome Center open restrooms are available here. Free entrance on Sundays only. Free after August 29, 2021. Contact POC for assistance well before your walk.

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 Thu, Apr 1st, 2021 until Nov 30th, 2021

Start box available: Daylight hours.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Walking the USA, A - Z

Walking with America’s Veterans

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. Not free on days other than free Sundays and free from Aug. 29. Walk across to grounds entrance at traffic light.

Awards and fees: A Award

how to get to the event

OSB - First register for the event

The detailed location of, and driving directions to, the event starting point are included in the event directions, downloaded from the Online Start Box (OSB). To plan your travels, please use the map on this page. The POC does not provide event directions nor accept alternate payment methods.

This event also has a physical start box. These are the driving directions:

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.

PLEASE do not mix and match between the two registration methods. It will confuse you and the club. Choose one, OSB or PSB, to complete the event.

event sponsor

Niagara Frontier Volkssport Club (AVA-0589)

Event website:

point of contact

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