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Stony Brook State Park

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Address: 10820 State Route 36, Dansville, NY 14437-9599
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There is a wide variety of recreation available at this scenic park...

There is a wide variety of recreation available at this scenic park including hiking, camping, tennis, swimming and hunting.

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Hike the Glen of Stoney Brook

Lovely day hike. Lots to do seasonally when the park is open. Swim/wade in the designated spots, hike the trails and enjoy the wildlife responsibly.

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Reno, Nevada
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely day hike. Lots to do seasonally when the park is open. Swim/wade in the designated spots, hike the trails and enjoy the wildlife responsibly.

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Hornell, New York
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Quaint little state park, family orientated. Great place to swim and cool off during the summer. Nice walking trail up the gorge, good campgrounds, tennis courts and picnic facilities.

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26 reviews
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Stony Brook offers a great value for a family looking to spend a day playing in a park. The athletic fields are rarely crowded, and the hiking trails are generally well maintained. The picnic areas can fill on the weekends during the peak season, but there are many options, and you are sure to find a place to grill up... More 

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Dansville, New York
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

It's an OK park, the waterfalls are nice. We went to have a picnic with friends and to take a walk. We've also visited the campgrounds, but we're not overly impressed.

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Thank Mark S
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is truly an amazing place. The many waterfalls at different levels of the gorge are beautiful and you are able to get up close and personal with each one of them. There are different hikes for every skill level. There is camping available at one part of the park separate from the day use area. The washrooms are kept... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

The gorge trail is a nice walk along the stream past several cascades and waterfalls. The path is stone, but can be uneven so you'll want sturdy footwear. Starting from the tennis courts is going upstream and up stairs which was nice to do on the way out rather than they way back. We returned along the gorge trail although... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

The waterfalls are less spectacular this year because of low rainfall, but that seems to have made the colors of the leaves much more beautiful. We really enjoyed hiking here this week -- and it's best to go in the fall -- some of the trails are closed in the winter.

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Thank robcurtross
Burdett, New York
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123 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had a picnic lunch and hiked the beautiful gorge trail. Here's all that is here: Stony Brook State Park's terrain comprises hilly woodlands, a deep gorge with rugged cliffs overlooking three waterfalls and fascinating rock formations. 116 tent and trailer campsites are scattered in the woodlands above the gorge in the upper or south end of the park. Visitors... More 

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Thank KestrelHaven
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this state park after a friend recommended it. Three 1/2 hour long trails along a gorge , lovely views and lots of waterfalls, wear sneakers, restrooms and lots of parking, with a swimming pool in the summer and small shop for snacks. Defiantly recommend it on a sunny day for the changing of the leaves

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Geneseo, NY
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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

A treasure in the finger lakes that doesn't get the press it should. 3 really great trails that are about a mile to two miles in length, with stunning scenery. The main attraction is... yes, a brook. With a lot of stones. Waterfalls, a gorge and a photogenic creek bed all covered by the three well maintained trails. Bring good... More 

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