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Stony Brook State Park

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Address: 10820 Route 36 South, Dansville, NY 14437
Phone Number: 716-335-8111
Activities: Walking
Description: There is a wide variety of recreation available at this scenic park...
There is a wide variety of recreation available at this scenic park including hiking, camping, tennis, swimming and hunting.
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This park has become a family tradition to see whenever we are in town visiting the in laws. The trails are well kept as well as a decent sized play yard for the younger kids... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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Fort Drum, New York
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Fort Drum, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This park has become a family tradition to see whenever we are in town visiting the in laws. The trails are well kept as well as a decent sized play yard for the younger kids. You could spend hours enjoying the sights here!

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Dansville, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This state parks has 2 separate places...upper and lower. The upper is for camping and hiking and the lower has many picnic tables, tennis courts, swimming, and play area for kids. You can get to the upper park by hiking the glen or driving around and entering the upper park. The hike to the upper park is strenuous. You can... More 

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Nunda, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This is a gorgeous state park. The swimming area is really nice and the surroundings are just plain glorious. I love it.

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New York
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Small state park that is a wonderful place to hike take small children picnic etc. the pools are very very cold as it is a natural pool so be prepared. Walking on trails is delightful so bring a camera. I would not recommend walking trails if it has been raining as trails are VERY slippery then. There is also camping... More 

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fenwick,ont
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We visited the park on October 9th and were delighted with the whole area. It was the scene of turning leaves in the fall time on a sunny day! The Gorge trail we walked all the way up to the top, which was RIGOROUS! Not as " heavy" a climb as Watkins Glen, but close! It included a "stairway to... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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19 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is a great place to visit...we took the high trail first and then went around to the lower trail...it totaled about 3 miles or so and an elevation change of about 800' roughly according to my tracker...you could not ask for a nicer walk along the water...many wonderful waterfalls. Letchworth is nice...but this is by far more relaxing and... More 

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Greece, New York
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73 reviews 73 reviews
3 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We went this past weekend and had a blast . the weather was a little rainy but the days were great . hot showers and trash can were on site not like the review that Beautiful and stony. which our camp site wasn't stony at all 3 dumpsters were near by. our camp site over looked a water fall and... More 

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Dansville, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Liked the hills and the colorful trees. Liked the running water that you could get right up next to on the trails. Picnic areas were clean and well kept. Great park!

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Hamburg, New York
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18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We are always looking for local outdoor places to hike and, have heard of Stony Brook State Park from family members. Decided to make the 2 hour drive on a beautiful fall sunny weekend afternoon. We were not disappointed! Our teenage grandson loved the gorge trail, roughly a mile long with 3 major waterfalls. There are two other trails, East... More 

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Recently returned from a tent camping weekend in site 95. The grounds here are quite beautiful - old growth trees, meadows and creek. There are easy trails along the stony brook which comes complete with very nice waterfalls. Our site was right next to the cascading creek. Which segues perfectly to the subject of bathrooms! They are clean and conveniently... More 

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