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Rochester area parks: Stony Brook State Park waterfall cover

Rochester Area Parks

There are over 200 Rochester area parks (New York State Parks, Monroe County Parks, Town Parks, and City Parks) within a 2-hour drive.

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Channing Philbrick Irondequoit Creek

Town Parks: Our Favorite 5

These town parks have a unique offering of woods, wildlife, and water features to explore using pavement, hard-pack dirt, wood chips, gravel and boardwalk.

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Eastman Theatre stage

Eastman Theatre

Eastman Theatre is the primary performance space for Eastman School of Music students, home of the RPO, and host for world-renowned performances.

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Grimes Glen Waterfall

Grimes Glen in Naples

Grimes Glen is public, free, and you are encouraged to wade up the creek to the first and second waterfalls, both 60-foot cascades.

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Brickyard Trail at Frankel Nature Park

Brickyard Trail at Frankel Nature Park

Sandra L. Frankel Nature Park is a 72-acre linear park connecting the Brighton Town Hall and Library on Elmwood Ave with Buckland Park on Westfall Road. The 0.8-mile Brickyard Trail runs the length of the park.

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Helmer Nature Center

Helmer Nature Center

The paths at Helmer Nature Center, made primarily of wood chip, boardwalk, and hard-pack gravel, are easy to navigate and clearly marked.

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