Conesus Lake

Conesus Lake: One of New York’s 11 Finger Lakes

Conesus Lake is the westernmost Finger Lake and the closest to Rochester. Approximately 65% of the lake’s residents live here year round. You can drive around the entire lake in 30 minutes.

Conesus Lake
Conesus Lake
Vitale Park on Conesus Lake
Conesus Lake
Conesus Lake

Vitale Park

Enjoy a stroll through Vitale Park on the north shore and Chip Holt Nature Center. Eat at 3 Legged Pig, Ember Woodfire Grill, or Fratellis. Stop in for a tasting at OSB Ciderworks.

In case you’re wondering, Hook & Spoon has permanently closed and will hopefully sell to another organization and reopen as a new restaurant. We’ll update this article if and when that happens.

Ice Fishing Conesus
Ice Fishing on Conesus Lake
Long Point
Long Point

Long Point Park

Swim at Long Point Park. Eat at The Beachcomber. Stop in for a tasting at Deer Run Winery.

Hook and Spoon

More information about Conesus Lake

30 minutes from Rochester – MAP

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Please follow the most current recommendations from the CDC and New York State for spending time away from your home. The great outdoors can provide a well needed respite & escape during stressful times. Please move quickly through parking lots, trail heads, and scenic areas. If crowded, choose a different park, trail, or time to visit. Please day trip responsibly.