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Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve

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Address: 93 Honorine Dr, Depew, NY 14043-4118
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+1 716-683-5959
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9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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A unique 292-acre complex of forests, ponds, and wetlands brimming with...

A unique 292-acre complex of forests, ponds, and wetlands brimming with wildlife including deer, fox, coyote, and waterfowl. Spring and fall migrations offer excellent birding opportunities. Explore nature on several miles of trails, with special features like the "State Symbols Trail," the largest forest-grown beech tree in New York State, and a nature playground. Year-round recreation opportunities include snowshoe and cross-country ski adventures, walks on seasonal topics, and a fall nature festival. The Reinstein Woods Environmental Education Center houses exhibits and a children's area. The center is a LEED Silver certified building, and visitors can take a self-guided tour to learn about the center's "green" features. We invite you to share in nature's harmony at Reinstein Woods!

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Wonderful place to take a walk or a hike during the week or over a weekend. There are multiple trails to take, some interconnect. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Each time I... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2017
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50 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Wonderful place to take a walk or a hike during the week or over a weekend. There are multiple trails to take, some interconnect. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Each time I have gone, I have seen some wild life; whether it was deer, rabbits, or birds there is always something to look at. This is a great place... More 

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Lancaster, New York
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Family friendly well maintained. Active beaver population along with deer and turkeys. Staff on duty

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West Seneca, New York
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36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed February 23, 2017

A nice park with trails to walk. Abundant wildlife - turtles, beavers, deer, and many kinds of birds.

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Depew, New York
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Reinstein Woods is a true treasure in Cheektowaga, NY. Peaceful, safe, a wonderful place to to enjoy nature's flora and fauna. Has several well laid out trails that are extremely easy to navigate. Great place to visit in any of our four seasons. Hikers, photographers, bird-watchers, families with children are commonplace. Being a "nature preserve" dogs are prohibited and rightly... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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225 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Lovely place for a walk with your family any time of year - nature at its best. Really enjoy going here to view birds, chipmunks, and more.

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ReinsteinWoods, Manager at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We agree that any time of year is the right time to visit- be sure to stop in this winter to try snowshoes or cross-country skis on the trails! More 

Cairo, Egypt
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111 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Such an amazing deed for Dr Reinstein to have donated his property of 300 acres to be a visiting site and education center.. Such beauty of nature full of amazing trees creating an accessible forest for residents to connect with nature. It's big enough for a day out yet small enough to be able to take short routes when just... More 

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ReinsteinWoods, Manager at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your review- we hope you visit again! More 

Depew, New York
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

wonderful place to wander around and look at nature's beauty, especially with the grandchildren. they were amazed at all the animals and foilage.

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ReinsteinWoods, Manager at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, responded to this review

We agree- grandkids love Reinstein Woods! More 

Buffalo, New York
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Reviewed September 28, 2016

I have been to Reinstein Woods many times. It is a magical place. The preserve seems to overflow with wildlife of all kinds--a wide variety of birds (long-legged waders, songbirds, and hawks), turtles, deer, rabbits, butterflies, you name it. Reinstein Woods is also richly diverse in terms of the flora--interesting trees, wildflowers, bushes, mosses, mushrooms, etc. The boardwalk makes it... More 

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ReinsteinWoods, Manager at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are grateful to Dr. Reinstein and all our great volunteers too! More 

Buffalo, NY
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140 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

This place is such a hidden gem. We like to walk here in the spring, summer and fall, and to snowshoe here in the winter. So peaceful. Great place to observe wildlife. Rentals of snowshoes and cross country skies are available in winter, although we bring our own. Even on cold, windy days, the trees provide nice refuge from the... More 

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ReinsteinWoods, Manager at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We hope you will be joining us at the 16th Annual Fall Festival this Saturday, September 17, 2016! More 

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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Visited with teenage grandkids. 80°day but cool and comfortable in the woods. So much beauty to see!

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