WILD About Alfred
Wilderness Immersion, Learning and Discovery (WILD) - It's your Alfred, Explore it!

About Us

WILD about Alfred formed in the spring of 2011 to make the most of Alfred's unique physical setting in Western New York. Our job is to get you outside to experience our gorgeous location and have fun in the outdoors with your friends, professors and staff. Stay up to date with WILD events and photos on our Facebook page!

WILD-ness all around us

  • Pine Hill Trails - right in our backyard, suitable for hiking, trail running and mountain biking. topo map.
  • Equestrian Center trails - topo map.
  • Foster Lake
  • Sugar Shack - making delicious syrup each spring at Joel's House from the maple trees on Pine Hill
  • Alfred's Farmers Market - Every Sunday, 11am to 3pm, from mid-July to mid-October at the Bandstand
  • Bike Hub - Bike rental, storage or repairs.


Fall 2016 Events

Saturday, August 27th at 2:00 and 3:00 PM

  • Bike Tour - Meet at Bike Hub: 1st Floor of Powell Campus Center
  • Historic Walking Tour - Meet at King Alfred Statue
  • Pine Hill Hike- Meet at 1st Floor Sitting area in Powell Campus Center
  • Outdoor Community Service - Meet at Kanakadea Hall
  • Lawn Games - King Alfred Lawn

Saturday, August 27th at 4:30pm

  • Quidditch Match: Come watch or learn to play!

Sunday, August 28th at 1:30pm

  • New Student Olympics at Merrill Field

Sunday, August 28th 3:00-5:00pm

  • Fosters Lake Hike and Equestrian Center Tour - Vans will leave from the 1st floor of the Powell Campus Center

Local Farmers' Markets

Alfred, NY - Village Bandstand
Sundays 11am to 3pm
July to November

Angelica, NY - Park Circle
Saturdays 9am to 11am
June to October

Belmont, NY - Willets Ave.
Thursdays 11am to 5pm
May to October

Wellsville, NY - Jones Memorial Hospital
Thursdays 12pm to 6pm
May to October