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Genesee River's High Falls

60 Browns Race, Rochester, NY 14614-1039
+1 585-428-8095
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hidden(not) gem

this is such a gorgeous falls that even many locals don't know about. great place to walk around... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Donna G
Henrietta, United States
Amazing View

This was not what I expected to see in downtown Rochester... You walk across this bridge and look... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stephen V
Bronx, New York
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60 Browns Race, Rochester, NY 14614-1039
+1 585-428-8095
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is such a gorgeous falls that even many locals don't know about. great place to walk around from state st. and over the pointe de rennes bridge to the genesee brew house, another fun gem. our own little niagara falls without all the commercialization,...More

Thank Donna G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was not what I expected to see in downtown Rochester... You walk across this bridge and look at this amazing view of the falls...very nice scenic view and a great place to sit and have coffee and take in this great place

Thank Stephen V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Genesee River Falls in Downtown Rochester. It has a nice walking trail and pedestrian bridge over the river. It is free and worth seeing if you are downtown and have a little time. Parking is close by. Gives a nice view of the city. We...More

Thank Teddy1081
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The falls offer a pretty view and tell the tale of 18th and 19th century manufacturing in this part of the country. Thanks to the Erie canal and the falls, Rochester was once one of the country's most significant manufacturing centers. The falls is how...More

Thank R Bruce D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As waterfalls go, this is not the most natural one with all the concrete and metal around. It also does not smell very nice. If you do go, the best view is from the roof terrace of the Genesee brew house rather than from the...More

Thank luluazul24
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This attraction took me by surprise! We were just taking a walk there while visiting the area. We ended up walking around the area just looking at the falls. There is a pedestrian bridge over the Genesee river where you get great views from both...More

Thank Hanna E
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The falls on the Genesee River that powered Rochester now provide a beautiful escape in the heart of the city. Located downtown, there is a nice trail suitable for all ages with great spots to view the falls. Go at night. The falls are lit...More

Thank TrueTexasTraveler
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a great stop to take pictures while visiting Rochester. We saw a wedding party taking pictures by the falls as well. Very pretty and a must see!

Thank asualumni87
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Genesee River Falls 2 Waterfalls on Genesee River in Downtown Rochester. Nice walking Trail and Pedestrian Bridge over the River. It is free and worth a look and see if you are downtown. Easy Parking close by.

Thank RonCo893
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I love waterfalls because I find them peaceful and naturally beautiful, so since this waterfall is in the middle of a city I find it a bit commercial for my taste, BUT it is still such an impressive and easily accessible waterfall to see. It...More

Thank Lisa S
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