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Rock City Park

505 Route 16 S, Olean, NY 14760-9643
+1 716-372-7790
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Interesting tourist attraction and fun stop for older children and adults

Very unique tourist stop in a sweet little town. Not exactly a hiking trail but more of a little... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lisa4163
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Ontario Canada
Gem of a place to experience

This natural rock conglomeration from thousands of years ago was the perfect day trip for our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dennis G
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Rochester, New York
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505 Route 16 S, Olean, NY 14760-9643
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+1 716-372-7790
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very unique tourist stop in a sweet little town. Not exactly a hiking trail but more of a little walk through a series of very interesting and beautiful rock formations. Visitors must remain VERY aware of their surroundings as there are large cracks, spaces and...More

Thank lisa4163
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This natural rock conglomeration from thousands of years ago was the perfect day trip for our family. Very interesting history of the site. Plenty of climbing and beautiful views once below. Reasonable entry fee. Half price for kids. I would not suggest this for anyone...More

Thank Dennis G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to get a little exercise, fresh air and be awed by nature. The rock formations are fantastic. I would be leery of taking small or unruly children as there are some high cliffs with no fencing. The gift shop has plenty to look...More

Thank Evelyn2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up in Olean and had never been to this park until I moved away amd came back to visit. My parents had 5 kids and said they were worried about taking kids here. I understand why. I don't recommend taking small children to...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There's nothing like a day road trip adventure with my daughter Heather an my three grandauthers ages 7,9,12.Our road trip took us to "Rock City Park in Olean Ny". When you arrive at the park entrance there's a sign overhead welcoming you to "Rock City...More

1  Thank Geneva D
Reviewed 17 August 2017

A great place for a good geology lesson. Massive rocks from the glacier. Great half day of hiking in beautiful country.

Thank whimisical
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

in my last visit to this place, my family and I,we were so happy to come to this nature wonder, the kids really enjoy it, they wish they could climb more but it's just the part of the trail, keep an eye on them, over...More

Thank kyke29
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth the price of admission. The rock formations and picture opportunities are numerous. There are some neat piece of old equipment left over.

1  Thank Tim B
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We went last year and returned with our family. We didn't bring any children under 5 years. It is affordable and beautiful. You will find yourself forgetting that you are still in New York: it is just like another world.

Thank Wonderful-Joy
Reviewed 31 July 2017

If you like to hike or are just a nature lover, this is a great place to go. The rock formations are very interesting and there are a lot of photo opportunities. Your will receive a numbered map and the rocks are named to correspond...More

1  Thank sissy7657
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Amy R
28 August 2017|
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Response from Wonderful-Joy | Reviewed this property |
They have a lot of minerals and such in display cases - an hour perhaps unless the children have a great interest in minerals and gems. Plus they will have additional vendors. Normally, you can tour their collection without... More
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Pat T
16 May 2017|
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Response from Scott J | Reviewed this property |
I believe there are a few grills and there are a few places near the parking lot that you can set up. There are not grills or places within the park.
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Dave M
11 September 2016|
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Response from SK W | Reviewed this property |
I stayed at The Inn on Maple Street Bed & Breakfast in Allegheny, NY. Very nice place. Great friendly service. You will enjoy meeting Jay, the innkeeper. Room is very clean and well stocked with toiletries. Breakfast... More
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