Oatka Creek Park

Oatka Creek Park

Oatka Creek Park in Wheatland is one of the more “strollable” in the Monroe County Park system, with little change in elevation along the 3.3 mile loop trail.

If you were to drive NY-251 west from Victor, through Mendon and Rush, the road would take you directly into the parking lot at Oatka Creek Park. From there, the main trail is so easy to locate and enjoy.

Oatka Creek Park Scottsville NY

Oatka Creek Park Scottsville NY

Oatka Creek Park Scottsville NY

The trails that lead off the main loop offer a bit more challenge.

Take the Warbler/Purple Trail to find the stone bridge that crosses Oatka Creek, best known for quality fly fishing.

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Oatka Creek Park Scottsville NY

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Quiet spaces

What I find most unique about Oatka are the meadows; great spaces to observe wildflowers, birds and other wildlife among the birch trees, and to witness seasonal changes. It is one of the least used and least developed parks, making for a quiet retreat into nature.

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Oatka Creek Park Scottsville NY

Oatka Creek Park Scottsville NY

Oatka Creek Park Scottsville NY

Oatka Creek Park Scottsville NY

Oatka Creek Park Scottsville NY

Oatka Creek Park Scottsville NY

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Debi Bower

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.

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