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Rock City Park

505 Route 16 S, Olean, NY 14760-9643
+1 716-372-7790
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Enjoy nature and creation

Nature hike and picnic adventure. Bring a camera and taking selfies as we hike around the rocks and... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Olean, New York
Fun roadside attraction

Went here as a child and decided to go back. It’s not huge but fun to walk around and check out the... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Charles B
New York
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505 Route 16 S, Olean, NY 14760-9643
+1 716-372-7790
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Nature hike and picnic adventure. Bring a camera and taking selfies as we hike around the rocks and trails. Gift shop has many things of interest and many facts about the area. I suggest bring hiking shoes or sneaker not sandals if you plan to...More

Thank northrupje
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Went here as a child and decided to go back. It’s not huge but fun to walk around and check out the rock formations. If you are in the area defiantly worth the stop.

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Very unique experience, the scenery is great and the whole place is just quaint and peaceful. *If you have health problems or are overweight it might be difficult to maneuver through some of the area's.

Thank ktvalentine03
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Very impressive rock formations. Must be able to walk over rough terrain. The children that were there really seemed to be having a good time although the parents had a tough time keeping them from climbing the rocks.

Thank beaverhollow
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Very unique tourist stop in a sweet little town. Not exactly a hiking trail but more of a little walk through a series of very interesting and beautiful rock formations. Visitors must remain VERY aware of their surroundings as there are large cracks, spaces and...More

Thank lisa4163
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This natural rock conglomeration from thousands of years ago was the perfect day trip for our family. Very interesting history of the site. Plenty of climbing and beautiful views once below. Reasonable entry fee. Half price for kids. I would not suggest this for anyone...More

Thank Dennis G
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great place to get a little exercise, fresh air and be awed by nature. The rock formations are fantastic. I would be leery of taking small or unruly children as there are some high cliffs with no fencing. The gift shop has plenty to look...More

Thank Evelyn2013
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I grew up in Olean and had never been to this park until I moved away amd came back to visit. My parents had 5 kids and said they were worried about taking kids here. I understand why. I don't recommend taking small children to...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

There's nothing like a day road trip adventure with my daughter Heather an my three grandauthers ages 7,9,12.Our road trip took us to "Rock City Park in Olean Ny". When you arrive at the park entrance there's a sign overhead welcoming you to "Rock City...More

1  Thank Geneva D
Reviewed 17 August 2017

A great place for a good geology lesson. Massive rocks from the glacier. Great half day of hiking in beautiful country.

Thank whimisical
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Amy R
28 August 2017|
Response from Wonderful-Joy | Reviewed this property |
They have a lot of minerals and such in display cases - an hour perhaps unless the children have a great interest in minerals and gems. Plus they will have additional vendors. Normally, you can tour their collection without... More
Pat T
16 May 2017|
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Response from Scott J | Reviewed this property |
I believe there are a few grills and there are a few places near the parking lot that you can set up. There are not grills or places within the park.
Dave M
11 September 2016|
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Response from SK W | Reviewed this property |
I stayed at The Inn on Maple Street Bed & Breakfast in Allegheny, NY. Very nice place. Great friendly service. You will enjoy meeting Jay, the innkeeper. Room is very clean and well stocked with toiletries. Breakfast... More