Diane and Greg's Guidebook

Diane
Diane and Greg's Guidebook

Winter Sports

1,200 Foot vertical rise. Long trails beginner to expert. High-Speed lifts. Rental equipment! Lessons. 100% snowmaking capability, 100 % lightened night skiing. Full bar and food available. 15 minutes away! https://www.bristolmountain.com/
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Bristol Mountain Ski Resort
5662 NY-64
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1,200 Foot vertical rise. Long trails beginner to expert. High-Speed lifts. Rental equipment! Lessons. 100% snowmaking capability, 100 % lightened night skiing. Full bar and food available. 15 minutes away! https://www.bristolmountain.com/
Ice skating! DUE TO COVID-19 check with them for open skate hours. http://www.gccc.org/
Canandaigua Civic Center
Ice skating! DUE TO COVID-19 check with them for open skate hours. http://www.gccc.org/

Food scene; Canandaigua area

Restaurants etc..
Great Food and Bar. Near the entrance to the city pier. Walking distance in the good weather
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Nolan's on Canandaigua Lake
726 S Main St
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Great Food and Bar. Near the entrance to the city pier. Walking distance in the good weather
Great food and where classic old local business signs go to live on forever! Reservation recommended.
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Eric's Office Restaurant
2574 Co Rd 28
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Great food and where classic old local business signs go to live on forever! Reservation recommended.
One of our Faves! Great local casual restaurant and pub. Great food full menu and a great tap. Fast service. Walking distance. Late-night menu items are available.
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Green Front
35 Niagara St
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One of our Faves! Great local casual restaurant and pub. Great food full menu and a great tap. Fast service. Walking distance. Late-night menu items are available.
Great AUTHENTIC Mexican food (Not Tex-Mex) with a charming atmosphere and Tequila bar! This one is very close, just kitty-corner from Pacemaker Brewing and Casa De Pasta. Indoor and outdoor seating. One of our Faves!
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Rio Tomatlan
106 Bemis St
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Great AUTHENTIC Mexican food (Not Tex-Mex) with a charming atmosphere and Tequila bar! This one is very close, just kitty-corner from Pacemaker Brewing and Casa De Pasta. Indoor and outdoor seating. One of our Faves!
Romantic cozy Italian! So close and tasty! Next to Peacemaker and Rio Tomatlan. Reservation recommended.
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Casa De Pasta
125 Bemis St
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Romantic cozy Italian! So close and tasty! Next to Peacemaker and Rio Tomatlan. Reservation recommended.
German Food Fans! Very close to you! Very authentic German food and beer! The beer garden is in the alleyway where you enter the restaurant, and it's lots of fun (seasonal beer garden). This place is always busy, so make a reservation for dinner. You will love the wait staff's dirndls! During your meal, make sure to ask when Gary will start up his October fest again!
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Rheinblick German Restaurant
224 S Main St
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German Food Fans! Very close to you! Very authentic German food and beer! The beer garden is in the alleyway where you enter the restaurant, and it's lots of fun (seasonal beer garden). This place is always busy, so make a reservation for dinner. You will love the wait staff's dirndls! During your meal, make sure to ask when Gary will start up his October fest again!
Great food, lots of beer and wine, casual, right next to the tracks! Located near the Green Front. Indoor and outdoor seating available.
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Bee Hive Brew Pub
20 Pleasant St
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Great food, lots of beer and wine, casual, right next to the tracks! Located near the Green Front. Indoor and outdoor seating available.
Bonjour! Get a taste of Provence right here in beautiful Canandaigua! Offering authentic French cuisine and a carefully curated wine list, Bon Ami French Bistro is sure to delight your taste buds! Enjoy a delicious hand prepared meal or have a drink at our stunning, full stocked bar. Whatever it is you seek, you’re sure to find it here at Bon Ami. We can’t wait to see you, mon ami! Reservations required.
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Bon Ami French Bistro
215 S Main St
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Bonjour! Get a taste of Provence right here in beautiful Canandaigua! Offering authentic French cuisine and a carefully curated wine list, Bon Ami French Bistro is sure to delight your taste buds! Enjoy a delicious hand prepared meal or have a drink at our stunning, full stocked bar. Whatever it is you seek, you’re sure to find it here at Bon Ami. We can’t wait to see you, mon ami! Reservations required.
Tapas!! etc
Ferona
2510 Rochester Road
Tapas!! etc
Breakfast and Lunch downtown. Sidewalk or inside seating. Close to the Dali Java and walkable!
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Gateway Grille
151 S Main St
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Breakfast and Lunch downtown. Sidewalk or inside seating. Close to the Dali Java and walkable!
Permanently Closed - Stay Tuned. The owners are "Changing Direction," so they are closed as "Thai by Night" and supposedly will reopen as a new business.
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Thai by Night
123 S Main St
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Permanently Closed - Stay Tuned. The owners are "Changing Direction," so they are closed as "Thai by Night" and supposedly will reopen as a new business.
Breakfast and Lunch, a popular large seating area.
Ray's Restaurant
2510 Rochester Road
Breakfast and Lunch, a popular large seating area.
Sometimes you just need one of these! Lots of choices! https://www.macsphillysteaks.com/menu/#down (585) 394-7080
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Mac's Philly Steaks
76 S Main St
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Sometimes you just need one of these! Lots of choices! https://www.macsphillysteaks.com/menu/#down (585) 394-7080
Burgers, lots of very tasty burgers, and more in a round building. https://www.charliescanandaigua.com/menu (585) 396-3420
Charlie Riedel's
3140 County Road 10
Burgers, lots of very tasty burgers, and more in a round building. https://www.charliescanandaigua.com/menu (585) 396-3420
One of our faves. Formally the New York Wine and Cullinary now with a shorter name. Explore the best of New York State agriculture, food, and craft beverages all under one roof! They offer a restaurant, Culinary classes, NYS Craft Beers, and Wine tasting. This is a great stop anytime however if getting out further to the breweries and wineries won't fit it into your schedule you can accomplish a good bit here instead. Please note that operation is temporarily limited due to Covid-19 please call (585) 394-7070 or visit https://www.nykitchen.com/ for more information.
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New York Kitchen
800 S Main St
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One of our faves. Formally the New York Wine and Cullinary now with a shorter name. Explore the best of New York State agriculture, food, and craft beverages all under one roof! They offer a restaurant, Culinary classes, NYS Craft Beers, and Wine tasting. This is a great stop anytime however if getting out further to the breweries and wineries won't fit it into your schedule you can accomplish a good bit here instead. Please note that operation is temporarily limited due to Covid-19 please call (585) 394-7070 or visit https://www.nykitchen.com/ for more information.
One of our faves! Pontillo's is a regional favorite for Pizza. They have a unique crust and a comfortable eat-in space if you choose. Check them out! Takeout only curbside or GrubHub during Covid-19. Order at 585-394-7330 or http://pontillospizza.com/location/canadaigua-2/
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Pontillo's Pizzerias
20 State St
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One of our faves! Pontillo's is a regional favorite for Pizza. They have a unique crust and a comfortable eat-in space if you choose. Check them out! Takeout only curbside or GrubHub during Covid-19. Order at 585-394-7330 or http://pontillospizza.com/location/canadaigua-2/
Charming with great food!, Rooftop area, Reservation Recommended
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KiX ON MAIN
170 South Main Street
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Charming with great food!, Rooftop area, Reservation Recommended

Breweries Canandaigua Area

Newest Brewery in Canandaigua. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Limited food menu. Easy walk!
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Frequentem Brewing Co.
254 S Main St
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Newest Brewery in Canandaigua. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Limited food menu. Easy walk!
Now Located at 39 Coach St, Canandaigua, it's just around the corner from you (1 min drive)! They have a great selection of their own brews as well as guest brewery taps from the region. They also have a limited food menu. Indoor and outdoor seating with Firepits and heaters. They often have live music. Easy walk from the Cul-De-Sac Hidaway, and don't forget to say hello to the owner Todd!
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Peacemaker Brewing Company
39 Coach St
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Now Located at 39 Coach St, Canandaigua, it's just around the corner from you (1 min drive)! They have a great selection of their own brews as well as guest brewery taps from the region. They also have a limited food menu. Indoor and outdoor seating with Firepits and heaters. They often have live music. Easy walk from the Cul-De-Sac Hidaway, and don't forget to say hello to the owner Todd!
Great lakeside views. Lots of outdoor seating and a fireplace place when you have to be inside. Limited food menu and tasty local beer. Locations in Canandaigua, Geneva, Macedon, and Honeoye. The Geneva location is unique as a converted classically styled movie theater. Check it out if you get a chance.
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TWISTED RAIL BREWING COMPANY
169 Lakeshore Dr
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Great lakeside views. Lots of outdoor seating and a fireplace place when you have to be inside. Limited food menu and tasty local beer. Locations in Canandaigua, Geneva, Macedon, and Honeoye. The Geneva location is unique as a converted classically styled movie theater. Check it out if you get a chance.
Lakeshore Drive adjacent to Kershaw Park! Can walk or drive. Great beer with a light snack menu. Indoor and outdoor seating. Check out the second-floor deck for the best views
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Young Lion Brewing Company
24 Lakeshore Dr
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Lakeshore Drive adjacent to Kershaw Park! Can walk or drive. Great beer with a light snack menu. Indoor and outdoor seating. Check out the second-floor deck for the best views
Naked Dove is Canandaigua's first brewery in modern times. Located on routes 5 and 20 just a bit past Walmart. You can stop by their tasting room for samples or a growler fill. Contact the brewery for food options. You can also sample many of their beers at the Green Front Restaurant and The Office Resturaunt. Say hi to the owner Dave and our favorite brewer Mike for us!
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Naked Dove Brewing Company
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Naked Dove is Canandaigua's first brewery in modern times. Located on routes 5 and 20 just a bit past Walmart. You can stop by their tasting room for samples or a growler fill. Contact the brewery for food options. You can also sample many of their beers at the Green Front Restaurant and The Office Resturaunt. Say hi to the owner Dave and our favorite brewer Mike for us!
Next to the Wizard of Clay and across the street from Liberty Stables. Unique geodesic dome. Excellent catered Thai food by PAD THAI, usually served on Friday and Saturday nights (call ahead or check Facebook page) Arrive around 5 if you want food; quantities are limited. Takeout available.
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Noble Shepherd Craft Brewery
7853 State Route 20A
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Next to the Wizard of Clay and across the street from Liberty Stables. Unique geodesic dome. Excellent catered Thai food by PAD THAI, usually served on Friday and Saturday nights (call ahead or check Facebook page) Arrive around 5 if you want food; quantities are limited. Takeout available.
Apple ciders, regular and hard. Beer taps as well. Limited wine selection. They have a limited food menu and it was very tasty the last time we were there. Located on east lake road near CMAC.
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Star Cider
3365 NY-364
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Apple ciders, regular and hard. Beer taps as well. Limited wine selection. They have a limited food menu and it was very tasty the last time we were there. Located on east lake road near CMAC.
Brew and Brats is located inside an old converted barn near Rt 21 and Rt 64. This place is bursting with charm. We love it here; the menu is mainly Brats (My favorite is Andouille). Music can be heard on the weekend—indoor and outside seating. Check out the Gift shop in the Winery building.
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Brew & Brats at Arbor Hill
New York 64
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Brew and Brats is located inside an old converted barn near Rt 21 and Rt 64. This place is bursting with charm. We love it here; the menu is mainly Brats (My favorite is Andouille). Music can be heard on the weekend—indoor and outside seating. Check out the Gift shop in the Winery building.
Another tasty brewery with many selections of tasty beer and Food. Just outside of Canandaigua at the intersection of Rt64 and 5&20. Kitty corner from The Other Half Brewing.
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The Irish Mafia Brewing Company
2971 Whalen Rd
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Another tasty brewery with many selections of tasty beer and Food. Just outside of Canandaigua at the intersection of Rt64 and 5&20. Kitty corner from The Other Half Brewing.
This is the finger lakes location of the company otherwise located in Brooklyn, NY. Many great beers are brewed here. This is a good bet if you are an IPA fan. Note the title says Rochester but it's actually 30 miles from Rochester and only 6 miles from Canandaigua. https://otherhalfbrewing.com/location/fingerlakes/
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Other Half Brewing Company: Rochester
6621 State Rte 5 And 20
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This is the finger lakes location of the company otherwise located in Brooklyn, NY. Many great beers are brewed here. This is a good bet if you are an IPA fan. Note the title says Rochester but it's actually 30 miles from Rochester and only 6 miles from Canandaigua. https://otherhalfbrewing.com/location/fingerlakes/
Great Beer and Great Views! Located in the Hazlitt Red Cat Cellars complex.
Engine 14 Brewery
52 West Avenue
Great Beer and Great Views! Located in the Hazlitt Red Cat Cellars complex.
Good beer! Located on Main street in Naples NY.
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Naples Apothecary
129 S Main St
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Good beer! Located on Main street in Naples NY.

Historic Sights

Open in warmer months, Sonnenberg offers peaceful beautiful gardens surrounding the mansion. The Italian Garden, Blue and White Garden, Japanese Gardens, Rock Gardens, Rose Garden, and more!
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Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
250 Charlotte St
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Open in warmer months, Sonnenberg offers peaceful beautiful gardens surrounding the mansion. The Italian Garden, Blue and White Garden, Japanese Gardens, Rock Gardens, Rose Garden, and more!
The Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum offers an 1816 Federal-style mansion in Canandaigua, New York. The property remained in the Granger family for four generations. A carriage house contains a carriage museum. Two barns on the 10-acre estate hold close to 100 antique carriages and sleighs.
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Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum
295 N Main St
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The Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum offers an 1816 Federal-style mansion in Canandaigua, New York. The property remained in the Granger family for four generations. A carriage house contains a carriage museum. Two barns on the 10-acre estate hold close to 100 antique carriages and sleighs.
History! Did you know that Susan B. Anthony was put on trial in Canandaigua on June 17, 1873, right at the Ontario County Courthouse for a Voting violation! They can tell you all about it here and more. Great Rainy day go-to.
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Ontario County Historical Society
55 N Main St
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History! Did you know that Susan B. Anthony was put on trial in Canandaigua on June 17, 1873, right at the Ontario County Courthouse for a Voting violation! They can tell you all about it here and more. Great Rainy day go-to.
Ganondagan State Historic Site located in Victor, NY is a National Historic Landmark, the only New York State Historic Site dedicated to a Native American theme (1987), and the only Seneca town developed and interpreted in the United States. Spanning 569 acres, Ganondagan is the original site of a 17th C Seneca town, that existed there peacefully more than 350 years ago. The culture, art, agriculture, and government of the Seneca people influenced our modern understanding of equality, democratic government, women's rights, ecology and natural foods. Ganondagan's full-size, Seneca Bark Longhouse (1998) is fully furnished to reflect a typical Seneca family from the late 1600's, complete with reproductions of 17th century Seneca objects and colonial-era trade goods. The newly built Seneca Art & Culture Center (2015) at Ganondagan State Historic Site is a 17,300-square-foot center that tells the story of Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) contributions to art, culture, and society. Designed to fit into the natural landscape, the center features an interactive, multi-media Exhibit Gallery, including a changing exhibit space, Orientation Theater (featuring the Iroquois Creation Story film), auditorium, and gift shop. https://parks.ny.gov/historic-sites/ganondagan
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Ganondagan State Historic Site
1488 NY-444
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Ganondagan State Historic Site located in Victor, NY is a National Historic Landmark, the only New York State Historic Site dedicated to a Native American theme (1987), and the only Seneca town developed and interpreted in the United States. Spanning 569 acres, Ganondagan is the original site of a 17th C Seneca town, that existed there peacefully more than 350 years ago. The culture, art, agriculture, and government of the Seneca people influenced our modern understanding of equality, democratic government, women's rights, ecology and natural foods. Ganondagan's full-size, Seneca Bark Longhouse (1998) is fully furnished to reflect a typical Seneca family from the late 1600's, complete with reproductions of 17th century Seneca objects and colonial-era trade goods. The newly built Seneca Art & Culture Center (2015) at Ganondagan State Historic Site is a 17,300-square-foot center that tells the story of Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) contributions to art, culture, and society. Designed to fit into the natural landscape, the center features an interactive, multi-media Exhibit Gallery, including a changing exhibit space, Orientation Theater (featuring the Iroquois Creation Story film), auditorium, and gift shop. https://parks.ny.gov/historic-sites/ganondagan
Hammondsport is one of the birthplaces of the first truly successful flying boats. Glenn also went on to build racing bicycles, fast motorcycles (Hercules brand, just ask Harley or Davidson), and engines for airships. He has a mighty spiffy museum to prove it. Check it out in Hammondsport, NY, at the southern tip of Keuka Lake! Beautiful 1-hour drive. Stop by a few wineries and breweries on the way.
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Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
8419 NY-54
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Hammondsport is one of the birthplaces of the first truly successful flying boats. Glenn also went on to build racing bicycles, fast motorcycles (Hercules brand, just ask Harley or Davidson), and engines for airships. He has a mighty spiffy museum to prove it. Check it out in Hammondsport, NY, at the southern tip of Keuka Lake! Beautiful 1-hour drive. Stop by a few wineries and breweries on the way.

Coffee Shop

Located at 157 South Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424. Lots of tasty fresh roasted coffee. The breakfast sandwich is delicious! Lunch options as well. https://www.thedalaijava.com/
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The Dalai Java
157 S Main St
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Located at 157 South Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424. Lots of tasty fresh roasted coffee. The breakfast sandwich is delicious! Lunch options as well. https://www.thedalaijava.com/

Parks

Have a walk with ice cream at the north end of Canandaigua Lake or take lunch, and enjoy the beautiful relaxing views along the lakes north shore.
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Kershaw Park
155 Lakeshore Dr
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Have a walk with ice cream at the north end of Canandaigua Lake or take lunch, and enjoy the beautiful relaxing views along the lakes north shore.
Located on the west side of the lake in the town of Canandaigua.
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Onanda Park
4965 Co Rd 16
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Located on the west side of the lake in the town of Canandaigua.

Hiking

Located in Naples, NY and Canandaigua Lakes south end. I only recommend this hike in the summer and you will need water shoes. Consider the weather and be mindful if storms with heavy rainfall are expected.
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Grimes Glen Park
4703 Vine St
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Located in Naples, NY and Canandaigua Lakes south end. I only recommend this hike in the summer and you will need water shoes. Consider the weather and be mindful if storms with heavy rainfall are expected.
At the south end of Seneca Lake, this place reminds me of "Rivendell" from Lord of the rings. It's just beautiful, highly recommended. You MUST be able to handle steps, there are plenty.
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Watkins Glen State Park
1009 N Franklin St
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At the south end of Seneca Lake, this place reminds me of "Rivendell" from Lord of the rings. It's just beautiful, highly recommended. You MUST be able to handle steps, there are plenty.
Located on the west side of Canandaigua Lake in the town of Bristol. The entrance is near Arbor Hill/Brew and Brats. This park has good trails and a beautiful cliffside overlook.
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Ontario County Park at Gannett Hill
6475 Gannett Hill Park Dr
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Located on the west side of Canandaigua Lake in the town of Bristol. The entrance is near Arbor Hill/Brew and Brats. This park has good trails and a beautiful cliffside overlook.
Hike easy to Advanced. There are some steep trails here. Lots of fun. Check out the other High Tor areas. https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/24439.html https://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/wildlife_pdf/hightormap.pdf
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High Tor Wildlife Management Area
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Hike easy to Advanced. There are some steep trails here. Lots of fun. Check out the other High Tor areas. https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/24439.html https://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/wildlife_pdf/hightormap.pdf
This is at High Tour. When you start out on your hike you will need to commit to this creekside route to see the falls at the trailhead as the other routes go high along or along its ridge.
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Conklin's Gully
4259 Parish Hill Rd
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This is at High Tour. When you start out on your hike you will need to commit to this creekside route to see the falls at the trailhead as the other routes go high along or along its ridge.
Part of the Rochester Museum and Science Center. Cummings offers hiking, cross-country skiing, and many other activities depending on the time of year. https://rmsc.org/cumming-nature-center/hours-admission-directions
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RMSC Cumming Nature Center
6472 Gulick Rd
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Part of the Rochester Museum and Science Center. Cummings offers hiking, cross-country skiing, and many other activities depending on the time of year. https://rmsc.org/cumming-nature-center/hours-admission-directions
Ontario Pathways is a Not for profit that maintains hiking and biking trails alongside old railroad or abandoned railroad tracks through the local countryside. The section on Phelps is known to be more scenic. The trailhead area in Canandaigua starts on main street and runs by Square Knot Brewing, The Green Front Restaurant, and the Behive Brewpub Restaurant. They make for a great stop to quench your thrust. A good close by hike. https://www.ontariopathways.org/ https://www.ontariopathways.org/map
Ontario Pathways
Ontario Pathways
Ontario Pathways is a Not for profit that maintains hiking and biking trails alongside old railroad or abandoned railroad tracks through the local countryside. The section on Phelps is known to be more scenic. The trailhead area in Canandaigua starts on main street and runs by Square Knot Brewing, The Green Front Restaurant, and the Behive Brewpub Restaurant. They make for a great stop to quench your thrust. A good close by hike. https://www.ontariopathways.org/ https://www.ontariopathways.org/map