Corbett's Glen Nature Park

Brighton, New York 14610

Corbett's Glen Nature Park

Corbett's Glen Nature Park Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"This sparkling gem on the border between Brighton and Penfield takes you on a delightful wander to Postcard Falls, a bubbling cascade on Allens Creek, secreted by the surrounding mature woods and the glen’s steep hills. If you take only one hike in the Rochester area, make it this one.

If you don’t know about Corbett’s Glen, it’s not a surprise
that you’ve missed it—this seventy-three-acre preserve is
surrounded by suburban development, hidden by the steep
limestone walls of Allens Creek Valley. This enchanting bit of wilderness has become a landscape cherished by neighborhood associations, including the Allens Creek/Corbett’s
Glen Preservation Group, who worked with the Genesee Land Trust to protect this valley from encroaching commercial interests."

Corbett's Glen Nature Park Reviews

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Well groomed, easy to hike trails with nicely placed benches and outcroppings to sit and enjoy the scenery along the way. We started walking at the Penfield Road trail head and followed it all the way to the other side of the park. Waterfalls are very pretty and we went off the groomed trail head to hike along the river a ways. The park is pristine (with the exception of a few dog walkers, who don't seem to care where their pooches park their droppings). We encountered some wild life along the way. Lots of lovely bird song : - )

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Spring through Fall
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