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.
  • Stull Observatory - Alfred University's own observatory.
  • Long Distance runs around Alfred - Long distance map
  • Climbing Wall at Alfred State - Please contact the Center for Student Involvement if you'd like to organize a group. Reservations for up to 12 people must be made at least 10 days in advance and need to be done through a recognized club/organization at AU. Reservation times are available on Saturdays with start times of 11 AM and 2 PM.

Stay tuned for more details on our Winter/Spring 2017 activities.

  • Saturday, February 4, 2017 Holiday Valley Ski/Snowboard Trip Details to come
  • Sunday, February 26, 2017, Snow Day at the Equestrian Center - Test out snow shoe, cross country skiis or just hike the trails. Winter fun with hot chocolate and more.
  • Sugar Shack - Maple Syrup Festivities
  • Spring into Action Barbecue at Foster Lake April 15th, 2017 at Foster Lake. Barbecue, lawn games, kayaks and hiking. More details to come.
  • Whitewater Rafting Trip

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