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Chorizo Loop

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1.6 mile 2.6 kilometer loop
98% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 93' 28 m
Descent: -90' -27 m
High: 705' 215 m
Low: 647' 197 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 5% (3°)

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Trail shared by James Maska

An easy, quiet run that's just a short drive from the city.

James Maska

Features Birding · Lake

Overview

Lots of wildlife and plenty of ponds make the short drive to Cheektowaga more than worth it. This loop takes you largely around the perimeter of Reinstein Woods. It's a nice, simple run that can get repeated in either direction if you want to increase your mileage.

Need to Know

Restrooms and an educational center near the parking area.

Description

From the parking area, head south toward Lily Pond and follow the History Trail. Continue on the History Trail to the southeastern portion of the park, and stay right when you reach the intersection to continue on the Beech Tree Trail.

Continue along the perimeter of the park onto the Footprint Trail, eventually turning right when you come across the short State Symbols Trail. This short detour eventually brings you back to a wooden bridge, and the trail then proceeds between Lily Pond and Spring Pond, ultimately bringing you back to the starting point.

Flora & Fauna

Deer, beavers, turtles, geese, lots of birds.

History & Background

Dr. Victor Reinstein was a dedicated conservationist who bought this land privately in 1932. Upon his death in the 1984, the land was donated to New York State.

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Overlooking Lily Pond
Apr 21, 2019 near Depew, NY

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