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Chimney Bluffs State Park

7700 Garner Rd, Wolcott, NY 14590-9386
+1 315-594-6770
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Summer like October day!

Beautiful, tranquil,stunning views. Great day trip, beautiful beach covered with river stone and... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2016
Brenda D
Brockport, New York
via mobile
Great views!

Took us 3 hrs to do the moderate hike from the parking lot. Thankful to see bathrooms at the... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2016
Karen C
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7700 Garner Rd, Wolcott, NY 14590-9386
+1 315-594-6770
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, tranquil,stunning views. Great day trip, beautiful beach covered with river stone and driftwood.

Thank Brenda D
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Took us 3 hrs to do the moderate hike from the parking lot. Thankful to see bathrooms at the parking lot and down by the beach. Really enjoyed the hike through the woods, at the top of the bluffs and down on the beach. Love...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Being a local, I have seen this change in so many ways. It's nice to see this place preserved for future observations. The po public toilets are a positive addition to the area.

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A wonderful place to see a very different take on the Lake Ontario shoreline. We hiked as far as we felt we could handle and it was amazing! Not a place for children to hike but if you have no issues with medium impact walking...More

Thank CJTom
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Was looking for a state park we hadn't been to and came across this on Google, can't believe we didn't know about this place before! It was fantastic, such beautiful views and a lovely walk along the cliffs! We did the hike along the bluffs...More

Thank Kate P
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I must admit, I've lived in the area for 30 years now (since 1986), and I never knew this place existed! What an amazing area, with INCREDIBLE geological features. The sand and stone spires that reach hundreds of feet into the air. You you feel...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We found Chimney Bluffs through Google and it was a perfect option for us this trip. We didn't have a whole day to invest and this made for a nice, short excursion. I'd never heard of Chimney Bluffs even though Rochester is my hometown, but...More

2  Thank Sharon-Delarose
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Great place for leisurely walk, and unique photos. Also a gates place for a picnic. Wineries nearby. Parking $5. Otherwise free.

Thank Christina M
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We didn't plan on coming here, but happened upon it by accident while driving around the coast on our vacation. We decided to take the hike even though we hadn't packed for such and occasion (water/snacks/picnic). We hiked up with our 10 y/o son for...More

2  Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I lived in Syracuse for two years and never heard of or seen this amazing geological formation. Thank goodness for my wife who is a much better vacation researcher than I. We walked along the bluffs and then down low on the beach. With the...More

Thank NEnglandTraveler
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Is the place Dog friendly?
28 May 2017|
Response from Sharon W | Reviewed this property |
We did not have a dog when we were visiting, but we did see others with their dogs while at Chimney Bluffs. I think I remember seeing a dog waste pick up pole with little trash bags when we visited. Definitely worth the... More
Stephanie D
Are there any easy trails?
14 October 2016|
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Response from Jonathan K | Reviewed this property |
yes, you can park at the western end of the park and take a black topped trail right to the shore of Lake Ontario and see the bluffs to your east.
Shelly C
Can you camp here? Are there cabins to rent?
30 June 2016|
Response from Kelleah M | Reviewed this property |
nope...and nope