Brighton Town Park is surprisingly serene, despite it being bordered on one side by office buildings and across the pond by a major express way.
The trails at Meridian Centre Park are flat; some are gravel, others wood chip, with a section of beautiful boardwalk. There are nature paths & an arboretum in the western part of the park with plantings and wooden arches making this a popular destination for bird watchers.
Great Embankment Park has a small sitting area, a few benches, a small boat launch and a dock great for fishing; perfect to start your trip along the canal.
Powder Mills Park favorites include the fish hatchery, Daffodil Meadow Trail, and the Mushroom House, which is technically private property but still draws a crowd as a roadside attraction!
Yes, there are still drive-in theaters near Rochester! The Vintage Drive-In in Avon is the closest, but there are five others within a 90 minute drive.
Mendon Ponds Park is the largest Monroe County Park with 2,500 acres of woodlands, ponds, wetlands and glacially created landforms.