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Chimney Bluffs State Park

7700 Garner Rd, Wolcott, NY 14590-9386
+1 315-594-6770
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Never seen anything like that!

I heard about this place from my sister. It is very awesome here, I have never seen anything like... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kelleah M
via mobile
A little-known geological treasure on the shores of Lake Ontario

This small park has cliffs on the lake like you'd find in Utah. They appear to be degrading over... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Rochester, New York
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7700 Garner Rd, Wolcott, NY 14590-9386
+1 315-594-6770
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I heard about this place from my sister. It is very awesome here, I have never seen anything like this before. Did not go down the beach area when we went it was pouring rain the trails were very slippery and full of puddles.. we...More

Thank Kelleah M
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This small park has cliffs on the lake like you'd find in Utah. They appear to be degrading over time (very soft stone) so are all the more precious. In June, the massive old wild rose bushes bloom and create a fragrant wonderland, especially when...More

Thank ChangingWoman1
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I took my dog on this hike right after a big rain storm and it was extremely muddy pretty much the entire "hike." I parked at the state park entrance and paid the $5 parking. From there the hike is more like a walk -...More

1  Thank AMarie56
Reviewed 12 March 2017

If you only have time for one hike on Lake Ontario, you must take the time to hike at Chimney Bluffs State Park in Wolcott. Located about an hour between Syracuse and Rochester, it's a little out of the way, but well worth the extra...More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Beautiful on south shore of Lake Ontario Great views from top of Bluffs Lovely stroll on beach below Bluffs

Thank 722bryan
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We visited on a chilly Sunday morning and it was gorgeous! There is a decent sized parking lot. There was a self pay meter but I believe that since we visited in the off season, the meter was covered and parking was free. There are...More

Thank Mary A
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The beach is beautiful along with the trails that's really no activitys but such a beautiful view And great scenery its hard to push a stroller so we brought the baby carrier and back pack

Thank Jillian D
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went to the furthest parking lot after reading other reviews on Trip Advisor. We were glad we did! We climbed up the steps and hiked across the top of the ridge - looking down all the tall peaks. It was really interesting - and...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Went for a hike at the park on a beautiful sunny day. The mile long hike along the beach is pretty strenuous. Walking in loose rock can't be difficult. The walk back along the trail above the bluffs was fantastic. EXCELLENT way to spend a...More

1  Thank Bob R
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, tranquil,stunning views. Great day trip, beautiful beach covered with river stone and driftwood.

Thank Brenda D
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Stephanie D
Are there any easy trails?
14 October 2016|
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Response from Jonathan K | Reviewed this property |
yes, you can park at the western end of the park and take a black topped trail right to the shore of Lake Ontario and see the bluffs to your east.
Shelly C
Can you camp here? Are there cabins to rent?
30 June 2016|
Response from Kelleah M | Reviewed this property |
nope...and nope
Is there a place to dock here?
19 April 2016|
Response from Kelleah M | Reviewed this property |