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Stony Brook State Park

10820 State Route 36, Dansville, NY 14437-9599
+1 716-335-8111
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Great walk in gorge, inconsiderate people

We went on a day trip on a weekend when the park was full. The park itself was well kept with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert S
One of the best State Parks!

Family reunion weekend. This year at Stony Brook State Park. Huge playground, amazing hiking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bill P
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Rochester, New York, United States
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There is a wide variety of recreation available at this scenic park including hiking, camping, tennis, swimming and hunting.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tennis courts” (10 reviews)
“gorge trail” (34 reviews)
“picnic area” (10 reviews)
LOCATION
10820 State Route 36, Dansville, NY 14437-9599
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+1 716-335-8111
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"tennis courts"
in 10 reviews
"gorge trail"
in 34 reviews
"picnic area"
in 10 reviews
"great playground"
in 4 reviews
"natural pool"
in 7 reviews
"creek bed"
in 4 reviews
"picnic lunch"
in 5 reviews
"camp sites are"
in 2 reviews
"hit or miss"
in 2 reviews
"free admission"
in 4 reviews
"great place to swim"
in 2 reviews
"camp store"
in 3 reviews
"the north end"
in 3 reviews
"up stairs"
in 2 reviews
"west rim"
in 9 reviews
"taking pictures"
in 2 reviews
"day hike"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a day trip on a weekend when the park was full. The park itself was well kept with many tables, good play area, well managed swimming pools having lifeguards. The gorge trail and falls were very nice to take in. Just watch...More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family reunion weekend. This year at Stony Brook State Park. Huge playground, amazing hiking trails, camping, swimming and fun! Tons of picnic space and very family friendly. Strongly recommend this park.

Thank Bill P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park is a hidden gem! From the nature pool to the hike to a magnificent waterfall. Picnic tables Everywhere to enjoy some lunch and good old fashion family time. They also have a wonderful playground for young children (and lifeguards on duty at the...More

1  Thank Christina G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

.... because they couldn't walk in the water. When people walk in the creek, it stirs up the bottom mud. This raises the turbidity level in the pool, so they have to close it for health reasons. Thus, your walking in the water deprives hundreds...More

1  Thank blbock
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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We just spent 2 very hot nights camping in Sugar Maple cabin! The pool was a very cool welcome! Get there early though because they close sections due to poor visibility when it gets crowded. Downside is you are not supposed to walk in the...More

3  Thank Jill M
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

We really enjoyed the walking in the park and visiting the various waterfalls. As a geologist I really enjoyed the geology of the park associated with glaciation and even found some crinoid fossils while I was there. The walking and climbing was easy and I...More

4  Thank kennyhall1944
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Tennis Courts, baseball fields, a playground, pavilions, charcoal grills, hiking trails and more. There’s plenty to do and plenty to keep the kids busy for the day. Bring the family and spend the day. It’s a park! You can’t be disappointed. I believe the entry...More

3  Thank NYLivinLAdreamin
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Off season the roads are plowed so you can walk the three upper loops, and the lower park too. Very few folks are there, so it is quite nice to be alone in nature. I often go with a friend, but feel comfortable alone, as...More

2  Thank jrs127
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

very beautiful and peaceful here love going and just walking through the park and seeing all the different nature

Thank Alberta R
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Really enjoyed a visit to this park - a smaller gorge than some other parks in this area of NY state however equally as beautiful and much, much less crowded. Arrived after the booth had closed on a weeknight so free admission! The swimming area...More

3  Thank AmyLynn1980
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Joe D
3 July 2018|
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Response from Jill M | Reviewed this property |
Yes! 2 per campsite I believe
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Patricia K
7 August 2017|
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Response from Patrick F | Reviewed this property |
Pools are closed or open dependent on the season. Trails are not real close to the river/creek. Not sure if you will have water access as you hike the park. The water in this park has caused injury and death in the past. Use... More
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