Corbetts Glen

Corbett’s Glen

Nestled in between an express way and 2 highly trafficked roads near the Penfield/Brighton Town borders, Corbett’s Glen is a glorious green space in a suburban jungle.

Against a beautiful backdrop, you can catch prom, wedding and senior pictures being staged right next to folks salmon fishing. As overused as this statement is, Corbett’s Glen is truly a hidden gem. I am always surprised by how many people drive past it every day and have never realized it was there, myself included.

Preservation

When you visit, you will notice you seem to be walking through people’s back yards. You are, in a sense.

Corbetts Glen

The homeowners are passionate about keeping the Corbett’s Glen beautiful and open for everyone’s enjoyment. The glen may have been a story of the past had it not been for this nature-loving community.

Fun fact: President Abraham Lincoln’s funeral train passed along the railroad tracks above the tunnel in 1865, on its way to Illinois.

Corbetts Glen

Corbetts Glen

Corbetts Glen

Corbetts Glen

Corbetts Glen

Corbetts Glen

Corbett's Glen Rochester NY

Parking for Corbett’s Glen

Park onGlen Road, off Rt. 441, respecting the signs. A two minute walk down the road will take you to the tunnel under railroad tracks where Allen’s Creek produces its 1st waterfall. There you will find a lovely picnic table and bench, perfect for taking a quick work-day lunch break. Keep on walking the two-mile trail for more breathtaking views of waterfalls, wetland marsh, woodland and meadow.

A second lot off Penfield Road is available as well, it will just start you furthest from Corbett’s Glen Tunnel and Postcard Falls, the signature feature of the park.

Corbett’s Glen Maps

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Debi Bower

<p>Born, raised and living life as a digital designer in Rochester, NY! I am also a day-tripper, writer & photographer, exploring the nooks and crannies that make our part of New York State so special.</p>