Genesee Riverway Trail

Rochester, New York 14650

Distance10.8mi
Elevation Gain191ft
Trailhead Elevation499ft
Top499ft
Elevation Min/Max402/499ft
Elevation Start/End499/499ft

Genesee Riverway Trail

Genesee Riverway Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Rochester, New York. It is 10.8 miles long and begins at 499 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 191 feet. Brooks Crossing Parking, Turning Point Park, Brooks Landing Lot, and another parking are near the trailhead. Rainbow Lot and other parkings, the Riverview Apartments Lot parking, the Frederick Douglass–Susan B. Anthony Memorial Bridge bridge, and the Seat of Forgetting and Remembering attraction can be seen along the trail. There are also a water, a cliff, and restrooms along the trail. Near the end of the trail is drinking water. This trail connects with the following: Erie Lackawanna Pedestrian Bridge and Genesee Valley Greenway.

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"This award- winning boardwalk trail descends quickly from the park to the Genesee River, crossing the river’s turning basin on a gently winding elevated walkway." Read more
"One of Rochester’s newest developed trails, this splendid walk descends quickly from the park to the Genesee River, crossing the river’s turning basin on a gently winding elevated walkway." Read more

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Trail Information

Rochester
Nearby City
Dog-friendly, Stroller/Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility
Skating, Skiing
Additional Use
City of Rochester Recreation Bureau, 400 Dewey Avenue, Rochester 14613; (585) 428-6755; www.cityofrochester.gov/grt
Local Contacts
Local Maps

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Dec 2018