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An afternoon's bike ride from Maplewood to the lake, filled with surprises and amazing views

A little hard to follow at times as it winds through the city, but the views of the Genessee gorge... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2012
Honeoye Falls, New York
scenic trip

very scenic trip. it was very cold so we dressed warm. history and beauty, what else do you need

Reviewed 17 January 2012
Vernon, New Jersey
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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 7 February 2012

A little hard to follow at times as it winds through the city, but the views of the Genessee gorge and the causway over the river are amazing. End up at Charlotte for a burger at CheeseBurger CheeseBurger!

Date of experience: October 2011
2  Thank Honeoyefallsmb
Reviewed 17 January 2012

very scenic trip. it was very cold so we dressed warm. history and beauty, what else do you need

Date of experience: January 2012
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Reviewed 12 January 2012

I always try to find a running route when I travel and this time I ended up on this trail from my hotel (the Staybridge) which was right on the river. The problem was that the signage seemed really poor and at times I would...More

Date of experience: January 2012
2  Thank Dolly12
Reviewed 17 December 2011

If you want to take a walk. Then this is a nice spot. Some times there is a regatta then you can watch!

Date of experience: November 2011
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Reviewed 5 December 2011

loads of photogenic spots; great walks and rides thru the region. I never feel unsafe on the trail...

Date of experience: December 2011
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Reviewed 11 September 2011

It's really difficult to agree that this is a trail. It's more like a winding obstacle course through the ghetto (St Paul area, avenue A,B,C,D, & E), back and forth across the Genesee river, and through the Univerity of Rochester. Just north of Avenue E,...More

Date of experience: September 2011
4  Thank Jamie A
Reviewed 15 May 2011

The Genesee Riverway Trail is a great way to see Rochester. It was well worth the effort of packing our bicycles into our car for our long trip (from Ct). We were staying at the Rochester Plaza hotel in downtown, and wanted a way to...More

Date of experience: May 2011
3  Thank Dog W
Reviewed 30 July 2006

Rochester is fortunate to have a facility like the Genessee Riverway Trail. The project was designed a National Recreation Trail in June, which gives it nationwide status. About 13 miles are complete for biking and walking, and wheelchair use. The trail also gives visitors great...More

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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.