WILD About Alfred
WILD about Alfred helps you 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.
WILD-ness all around us!
- Pine Hill Trails - right in our backyard, suitable for hiking, trail running and mountain biking
- Equestrian Center trails
- Foster Lake
- Phillips Creek State Land and Recreational Area
- 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.
- Stull Observatory - Alfred University's own observatory.
- Allegany County Kayaking
- Skiing & Snowboarding
- Hiking & Biking
- Hunting & Fishing
- Jones Memorial Hospital GLOW 5K Run & Walk
On Friday, May 3, join Alfred U faculty, staff, students and alumni as they participate in a community-wide 5K run and walk sponsored in part by UR Medicine Jones Memorial Hospital. View the poster or register today!
- Friday Night Hikes
Join us for a Friday Night Hike, leaving from the Powell Campus Center Mailroom Lobby, we explore our Pine Hill trail and the Alfred State Hiking trails
- Saxon 7-Miler
Held in October, this is a 7-mile hike from Phillips Creek to the AU Equestrian Center with aid stations and a s'more station along the way, and a BBQ at the end. Transportation is provided to and from the starting point at the Phillips Creek
Ridgewalk & Run is one of the areas largest and one of the most unique fall activity lifestyle events. This event is held every October in nearby Wellsville
For the most up to date event information please find WILD on AU Connect