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Ontario Beach Park

4799 Lake Ave, Rochester, NY 14612-2154
+1 585-753-5887
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this is the main beach area in rochester lots of activities in the summer weather with plenty of... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Rochester, New York

To walk down the pier on a hot day with the cool breeze coming off the lake. Going for an ice cream... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Frank L
Rochester, New York
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4799 Lake Ave, Rochester, NY 14612-2154
+1 585-753-5887
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

this is the main beach area in rochester lots of activities in the summer weather with plenty of parking and place to grab a bite or a ice cream historic merry go round visit daytime only

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

To walk down the pier on a hot day with the cool breeze coming off the lake. Going for an ice cream at Abbott's.

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Ontario Beach Park houses an authentic working carousel that you can ride for $1.00. Brings back memories of childhood. A walk on the pier is just what you need after an Abbott's Ice Cream treat located on Lake Ave before you enter the Park. Do...More

1  Thank Paula M
Reviewed 4 December 2016

People use to take the train up from NYC to get away from the heat and this is still a place to go in the summer for the lake and sand or eat at the restaurants around or get ice cream at Abbott's. Even in...More

Thank Jotum
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Beautiful park. Great place for a picnic. Nice beach. The restored carousel is quite special. Great trail up the river -- a good bike ride.

Thank n s
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Beautiful place to go in the warm months ... great for picnics and the merry-go-round is a must do/must see treat.

Thank mburbank2016
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The merry-go-round and beaches are great for summer. However, walking on the boardwalk and Charlotte pier are great year round. The Secret Garden walkway, a public but little known walkway, is not far and worth a stroll to see flowers changing from Spring through Fall.

Thank softautumn
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The last time I had been to Ontario Beach Park was in 1964 when I was 10 years old and went with my father. Recently, I took my 4-year old granddaughter. We were absolutely thrilled with the magnificent classic carousel of vintage heritage ($1 for...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Traveling from Niagara Falls to Rochester we visited a few landmark locations.. The Ontario Beach Park is a great place to take the family. I recommend this location

1  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 12 October 2016

It has a lovely view and the boats are docked here. There is a big park for kids to play, fishing and two restaurants to eat here. I think in the summer time, this place would be filled with activities. I would come back when...More

Thank takchi
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24 July 2016|
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Response from DstmNY | Reviewed this property |
See answer below, covers it all!~
30 June 2015|
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Response from Linda E | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately there are no hotels near the beach. In fact no hotels in all of Monroe County on Lake Ontario. If you have a car, can stay in Gates or Greece. If don't have a car, can stay downtown Rochester and take the city... More