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High Falls of the Genesee River is a 0.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Rochester, New York that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 0.2 mi Elevation gain 0 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Wheelchair friendly

Kid friendly

Stroller friendly

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

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Waterfall

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Melanie Olivieri
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Neat waterfall & cityscape. Will go again when the Brew House is open, looks like an interesting little spot. Bet the area is hopping on a summer day without quarantine.

Jeremy Smythe
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Walking

Short urban walk. Good views of the falls.

Kevin Cannon
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Walking

cool view. fun breweries and downtown bars, and the bridge out over the river is fun, but the river trail is sporadic and messy

Yani C.
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Walking

Nice and easy walk with views to the falls through different points in the area. Crossing the bridge gives you panoramas of the city.

Gavin Jenkins
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Walking

Enjoyable and short look at the unique urban falls (overlook and pedestrian bridge). Take the time to try food/drink at Genesee Brew House next door.

Shane Hawkins
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Hiking

Quick walk, urban, cool falls.

Barron Lux
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Very scenic walk around the falls, and an overlook with an unobstructed view of the falls. After walking the trail, you can eat at the Genesee Brew House. The food and beverages are very good. They also have a balcony deck and a roof deck.

Karen D.
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Best view from the Ponte de Rennes pedestrian bridge. The Genesee Brew House restaurant, bar, gift shop is at one end of this bridge.

savannah moritzky
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Yndyiago Mcelroye
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Cody Stugelmayer
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Jeremy Trifeletti
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Vera Dejesus
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Charlotte S
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James Y
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Leah Cary
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Bob Gouger
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