Skip to main content

Ithaca Events

Celebrate Ithaca's Trails!

Join outdoor enthusiasts in Ithaca and Tompkins County in April for series of hikes and events celebrating the launch of! is a new website to find trails in Tompkins County for hiking, biking, skiing, or simply viewing the multitude of gorges and falls in the area.

A special event Monday, April 17th features National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis. The event begins at 10:30 a.m. at The Space @ Greenstar with a talk and book signing followed by a family hike with Jennifer on the new Black Diamond Trail beginning at 1:30 p.m. at Ithaca Children’s Garden. See more about the event and Jennifer and her remarkable hiking experiences at the event's facebook page.

Hikes are planned throughout the month of April by trail partners to celebrate the county’s trails and the launch of the new website. Follow the links for additional details on times and locations. is a partnership of the Tompkins County Parks and Trails Network. Partner organizations include the Cornell Botanic Gardens, Town of Ulysses, Tompkins County Tourism Program, Tompkins County Planning Department, Ithaca Tompkins County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Finger Lakes Land Trust, NY State Parks, the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Ithaca College Natural Lands, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, City of Ithaca, Town of Ithaca, Town of Lansing, Town of Dryden, Town of Danby, the Nature Conservancy, and user groups, including Bike Walk Tompkins, the Cayuga Trails Club, and Finger Lakes Trails Conference.

Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 7:00am

Event Type

Outdoor Recreation & Sports

Age Range

All Ages




Event Contact



Recent Activity

Request a Brochure
Visit Ithaca Brochure cover
Download our brochure or request a hard copy by mail.
Ithaca/Tompkins County Convention & Visitors Bureau
904 East Shore Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: (607) 272-1313 | Toll Free: (800)-28-ITHACA
Ithaca is an LGBTQ-friendly community
The official web site of Ithaca, New York and Tompkins County Convention and Visitors Bureau in the Finger Lakes. Complete guide to Ithaca, NY hotels, attractions, dining, shopping and recreation with maps and driving directions.
I Love NY is a registered trademark and service mark of the New York State Department of Economic Development; used with permission.