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The trail is long so we could only walk for a few miles from downtown. It offered great views of... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Michael S
A real gem, bring your bike for a tour, lovely trails.

We wished we had our bikes, lovely managed trails along the Genesee River.There are 100 foot... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Bailieboro, Canada
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Popular with bicyclists, roller-bladers, joggers and walkers, this scenic trail stretches thirteen miles along the Genesee River.
200 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14611-4122
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

The trail is long so we could only walk for a few miles from downtown. It offered great views of the city as well as being very relaxing.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 27 June 2018

We wished we had our bikes, lovely managed trails along the Genesee River.There are 100 foot waterfalls, flowers, birds , trees very peaceful.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank squirrelcreek
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.

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank williamrQ3863JT
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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank AmyF1965
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.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank dvkremk
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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Linda W
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

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank rdna5
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!!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank solei15
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.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank skaszab2016
Reviewed 20 November 2016

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

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank 728jerryt
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Susan J
13 July 2018|
Response from squirrelcreek | Reviewed this property |
Trails start at Lake Ontario and go to the downtown area.
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.
Kurt K
14 July 2016|
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Response from squirrelcreek | Reviewed this property |
Yes , there is , but I am not sure on the address.