Genesee Valley Greenway

Description
The Genesee Valley Greenway is a green corridor running approximately 84 miles from Rochester south through Scottsville, Avon, Geneseo, Mount Morris, and Portageville.  The trail parallels the Genesee River, following to former paths of the Genesee Valley Canal and Railway, the remains of which, including an old canal lock are still visible in places along side the trail.
 
Trail Heads
While you can access the trail every couple of miles where it crosses a road, there are a also several convenient parking areas, including from North to South:
 
  • Genesee Valley Park
  • Park in Scottsville, on Route 251 south of Main street at Oatka Creek
  • Fishing access lot in Avon, on Rt 20 on the west bank of the Genesee Rv.
  • York Landing, south of Avon off River Rd.
  • Parking Lot on Route 36 Main St. about 1 mile south of the Genesee River
 
Connecting and Nearby Trails
 
  • At Gensee Valley Park, the Greenway connects to the Erie Canal trail going east-west .
  • Continuing north from Genesee Valley Park, the Genesee River Trail leads into downtown Rochester and, with a short disconnected section by road, continues all the way to Lake Ontario at Charlotte.
  • About 2.5 miles south of Scottsville, a restored railroad bridge over the Genesee River provides connection to western end of the Lehigh Valley Trail.
  • The Trail passes by the northern entrance to Letchworth State Park near Mount Morris.
 
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Trail Features

Location: Brighton, Henrietta, Scottsville, Avon, Geneseo, and Mount Morris NY
Length:
 
    Total:
    Segment 1 (Genesee Valley Park to Route 252 in Henrietta)
            Distance: 2.5 miles
    Segment 2 (Henrietta to Scottsville)
            Distance: 6.2 miles
    Segment 3 (Scottsville to Avon)
            Distance: 7.3 miles
    Segment 4 (Avon to Rt. 63 near Geneseo)
            Distance: 9.5 miles
    Segment 5 (Rt. 63 to Mount Morris)
            Distance: 6.4 miles
    Segment 6 (to Cuba)
    
 
Uses: Hiking, Biking, Cross-Country Skiing, Horse Back Riding
 
Difficulty: Easy
Terrain: Dirt
Topography: Flat
 
 
 
Note: Map contains trail segments from Genesee Valley Park to Mount Morris, NY.
South of Mount Morris, NY coming soon...

Genesee Valley Greenway

 
 
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