(Nice Bear Leisure Space, Rice Creek Environmental Middle)
August 24, 2020
Byrne Dairy, Oswego, New York
Byrne Dairy is a neighborhood upstate NY firm that makes their very own ice cream “since 1933” utilizing merchandise from native dairy farms and distributes it to native outlets, like this one. They provide each exhausting and delicate ice cream, sundaes and many others.
This Byrne Dairy store was a convivence retailer with an ice cream alcove close to the entrance. We stepped into the engaging alcove and regarded on the tasty selections.
I selected Holy Cow (Vanilla ice cream with peanut butter cups and peanut butter swirl) and Maple Walnut. Superior.
The ice cream was creamy, tasty and had numerous add-ins (peanut butter swirl, pecans and many others..)
There have been exterior tables on either side of the store, so we selected one facet, sat down and completely loved our treats.
Within the space:
Nice Bear Leisure Space – We received out of the automotive and have been wanting on the map making an attempt to determine what path we wished to take when two males got here up and requested if we would have liked assist.
After giving us instructions, I requested them if there was something we must always see whereas we have been right here. They have been volunteers who clearly put lots power into protecting the park good – they instructed us what they wished to see – blissful folks having fun with this park . Everybody we handed on this place (primarily mountain bikers) did appear to be they have been actually having fun with the place -I feel these volunteer should be blissful!
We selected the yellow path – trails have been principally effectively marked and straightforward to stroll on.
Alongside our route we noticed the previous Nice Bear spring from the corporate within the early / mid 1900s. (The title has since been bought many occasions). The spring space was embellished with fancy marble and different acutroments that are displaying their age, however nonetheless actually cool.
We additionally noticed an previous lock alongside the Oswego Canal. A “guard lock”, used when the water was at a excessive degree.
The path additionally included a brief board stroll and a number of other small bridges for the wet season.
Rice Environmental Training Middle at SUNY Oswego- seeing the shows on this constructing, listening to a category in progress and strolling the paths made me wish to return to high school and examine environmental science!
I noticed considered one of these on the Oswego Canal and didn’t know what it was- now I do!
In addition they had loads of trails exterior with environmental stuff.
Oswego Canal Towpath – the jewel of Oswego (for my part) – either side of Oswego Canal had strolling paths – I might stroll these ceaselessly if I lived right here!
Erie Canal Towpath – okay, this was really the following day, on our method dwelling. However we beloved it, so I needed to embody it!
We began at Camillus, NY and rode our bicycles to Jordan, NY. There was a type of canal museum close to the start of our journey and another fascinating issues alongside the best way.
Stunning, straightforward driving path
We did handle to discover a sudden drenching rain storm alongside the best way. Then we understood what all of the bus stop- like constructions alongside the best way have been for and wished we have been close to one once we wanted it! I really like the Erie Canal!