Mount Hope Cemetery

Rochester, New York 14620

Mount Hope Cemetery

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Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Follow a path through the final resting place of more than 350,000 people, and discover the captains of industry and crusaders for human rights who once lived and worked in Rochester. Quiet, peaceful, and remarkably picturesque, Mount Hope Cemetery offers one of the most fascinating and informative hiking experiences in Rochester—and for a city
with as many hiking trails as this one, that’s quite a statement.

Shaded with hundred-year-old trees, crisscrossed with cobblestone and brick driving lanes, and dotted with more extravagant statuary than a Civil War battlefield, this remarkable cemetery provides a one-of-a-kind hiking adventure.
This fairly short walk packs considerable historical punch, taking you into the oldest part of the cemetery to discover the final resting places of women’s rights activist Susan B. Anthony."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
150 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
35 minutes
Mount Hope Cemetery, 1133 Mount Hope Ave., Rochester 14620; (585) 428-7999;
Local Contacts
Available at the 1874 gatehouse at the entrance to the cemetery
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