Rochester Nature Trails

Sam Adams on Friday, 23 February 2018. Posted in Rochester & Monroe County

Rochester, NY has some great options when it comes to taking an outdoor adventure. Here is a list of some notable places that are not too far from the RIT campus.

Linear Park Cascades Trail

Linear Park Cascades Trail is a 1.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Rochester, New York that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail

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Old Rifle Range Trail

Old Rifle Range Trail is a 3.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Rochester, New York that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on a leash.

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Turning Point Park Trail

Turning Point Park Trail is a 5.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Rochester, New York that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on a leash.

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Zoo Cascade and Zoo Falls

Zoo Cascade & Zoo Falls is a 2.4 mile out and back trail located near Rochester, New York that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on a leash.

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