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Genesee Riverway Trail

200 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14611-4122
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Very cool. Great bike ride.

Well worth a bike ride from Charlotte to Maplewood Park. Great scenery. Very cool thing many in... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
williamrQ3863JT
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Rochester, United States
Biked it!

Looking for a new route to bike and heard this was a good one to try. We started at Ontario Beach... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
AmyF1965
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Rochester, New York
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Popular with bicyclists, roller-bladers, joggers and walkers, this scenic trail stretches thirteen miles along the Genesee River.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“turning point” (8 reviews)
“genesee river” (12 reviews)
“bike ride” (5 reviews)
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200 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14611-4122
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Well worth a bike ride from Charlotte to Maplewood Park. Great scenery. Very cool thing many in Rochester have not done.

Thank williamrQ3863JT
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Looking for a new route to bike and heard this was a good one to try. We started at Ontario Beach and went to Maplewood Park, then over to the zoo down to Wegman Lodge... I will say, if you like hills and a good...More

Thank AmyF1965
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The trail is 24 miles long and follows the Genesee River. We walked on it near Ontario Beach Park. This section is about a year old and nice to walk on.

Thank Diane K
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We usually visit Lower Falls off of Lake Avenue. Only because we are familiar with that side of town. But be prepared to walk.. and very steeply down hill then back up. The teen kids love it.. once your down to the bottom the view...More

Thank Mrs_WJ
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

My wife & I biked from the trailhead in Rochester, NY’s Ontario Beach Park. There is a facility at the trailhead to both change at & clean up. The trail heads south from the lake shoreline towards downtown Rochester along the Genesee River. We rode...More

1  Thank rdna5
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

this place is really a hidden jewel. you can walk, hike or take bike ride. the nature is beautiful but also the sites are nice. don't miss!!

Thank solei15
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Whether you wish to go to the brewery, picnic or stroll about this is a local gem. Architecturally historic and profound, the Genesee River walk and good weather presents the visitor with lots of potential fun and activities.

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Trail runs from Charlotte to downtown. Some parts are a boardwalk near and sometimes over the river offering great views.

1  Thank Jerry T
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

The Genesee Riverway is a wonderful and beautiful trail-like path that can take you a very long distance. I used it only to follow along the Genesee in downtown Rochester, and even that little stretch was gorgeous. You can hike, bike, or take out your...More

2  Thank Larry W
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

We started this bike ride at The Genesee Valley Park. We had the choice of ride either the Canal bike path or the Genesee riverway trail. We found out on the canal bike path, it was closed after 1.2 miles! It would have been nice...More

1  Thank Felixberto E
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rdna5
13 January 2017|
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Response from Julie T | Reviewed this property |
Definitely there are hotels along the trail if you are in the city of Rochester. In other areas I am not sure.
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Kurt K
14 July 2016|
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Response from DancerWriter | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so. Sorry.
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30 May 2016|
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Response from Rochester_NY_Chris | Reviewed this property |
Yes, , I believe they rent kayaks and canoes on the river. Check at geneseewaterways 585 328 3960
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