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DeRuyter Lake Getaway: DeRuyter NY to Warren PA

We returned home from DeRuyter Lake on July 1.  We made three stops on our way home.  

Our first stop was at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, where we drove on Wildlife Drive. We saw several Great Blue Herons and a Great Egret.

Great Blue Heron and Great Egret at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge
Crazy Hair Day
Great Blue Heron at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge

Our second stop was for breakfast at Magee Country Diner in Waterloo NY.  We ate here in May, on our way home from our week-long vacation in the Auburn NY area. It was on our route home again, so we stopped for breakfast.

Our third stop was at Letchworth State Park.  Our Empire Pass provided free admission into the park. We entered via the Mt Morris entrance and exited via the Portageville entrance, stopping for photo opportunities.

Great Bend Overlook at Letchworth State Park
Inspiration Point

As we crossed the stone bridge, we saw a couple people bent down peering over the edge.

These two frogs caught their (and our) attention.
Inspiration Point
Upper Falls at Letchworth State Park
Middle Falls at Letchworth State Park

This concludes details of our DeRuyter Lake vacation.

3 Responses to “DeRuyter Lake Getaway: DeRuyter NY to Warren PA”

  1. Betty

    The picture of the white egret is beautiful. Such a beautiful bird! Linda, the state park you visited looks fabulous! I checked it out in Campendium (where I keep a list of my favorites), just in case we ever get that way. I had it already marked as a favorite – but I don’t remember when or why I marked it. 🙂 In any case, it just looks lovely. Thanks for your post!

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  2. Eileen Wise

    Beautiful captures of the Heron and Egret. Love the views at Letchworth. Have a great day and happy week ahead.

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  3. DeniseinVA

    This looks like a fantastic trip and your photos are always outstanding. I could jump into any of them 🙂

    Reply

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