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Genesee River's High Falls

60 Browns Race, Rochester, NY 14614-1039
+1 585-428-8095
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Higher than expected falls

This attraction took me by surprise! We were just taking a walk there while visiting the area. We... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hanna E
New Hampshire
Natural Beauty in an Urban Setting

The falls on the Genesee River that powered Rochester now provide a beautiful escape in the heart... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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60 Browns Race, Rochester, NY 14614-1039
+1 585-428-8095
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Did not realize there is a waterfall in Rochester. Was told by a local since we were in the area need to check the waterfall.

Thank antrec
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were visiting friends and were taken to the high falls. Interesting area, the "flour" district. It would have been great to see the old waterwheels, but they were removed. I think this area has great potential, but they falls on a nice day were...More

Thank Susanstinneford
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is one of the most picturesque scenes in the city -whatever time of year you visit, it is worthwhile.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Went in January early in the AM, and walked the pedestrian bridge. Pretty cool walk high above the river. Surrounding areas along the riverbank are run down and need of work. Nothing too spectacular.

Thank AndiamoAMagna
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Beautiful to see at night with the falls lit in different colors. Need to walk half way or 3 quarters of the way across if entering from Browns Race to have the best view. Can park in garage or street parking if space available.

Thank raymondl905
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