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Panama Rocks Scenic Park

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Address: 11 Rock Hill Road, County Route 10, Panama, NY 14767
Phone Number: +1 716-782-2845
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Description: Explore a half-mile long ridge of 60-foot high rock forming crevices...
Explore a half-mile long ridge of 60-foot high rock forming crevices, passageways, and caves hidden in an ancient forest! Located just 15 minutes from Chautauqua Lake, Panama Rocks is one of the top-rated attractions in Chautauqua County based on independent reviews on TripAdvisor. The Panama Rocks formations are surrounded by a one mile long hiking trail, but most guests enjoy going off of the main trail to explore! Visitors spend anywhere from one hour to the entire day having fun and exploring the park. Picnic tables are available. The trail is relatively easy to hike (Class 1) and guests of all ages enjoy it, but there are roots, rocks, and uneven ground; it is still a hiking trail! Plan your trip to explore one of the most fun and popular "things to do" in Western New York today!
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Panama Rocks is wonderful surprise! Take your camera and plan to linger a bit; The trails are well-groomed and marked, easily accessed by children and sure-footed adults. I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Allison Park, Pennsylvania
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We have hiked and experienced the wonder of this beautiful place many times with our children and grandchildren! The size of the rocks is amazing. They are lots of fun to investigate. In the heat of the summer you can sometimes still find snow in some of the crevices. Wear comfortable shoes. You might want to wear jeans if crawling... More 

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Allison Park, Pennsylvania
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Panama Rocks is wonderful surprise! Take your camera and plan to linger a bit; The trails are well-groomed and marked, easily accessed by children and sure-footed adults. I especially loved looking at the tree roots growing over the rock formations. Spectacular!

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Emporium, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Panama Rocks is a fun-filled attraction in the beautiful woods of southwestern New York. This park has ample room for parking, picnicking, outdoor games and even has an indoor area (may need a reservation) for large crowds. There are plenty of rocks to climb or crawl around on for the adventurous or just to admire as you walk the mile... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I traveled to Panama Rocks to hike as part of our 10 year anniversary trip to Chautauqua, NY. The pictures on their website made the hiking look amazing. We were not let down when we arrived. We spent about 4 & 1/2 hours just exploring the sights from the top and the bottom. We had discussed staying... More 

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Indianapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Panama Rocks was a great half-day adventrue. The rock formations are incredible and it was fun to climb around and through the formations. Our teens loved it and ditched the electronics for a morning of exploration

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I have bee coming here since the 40's and have loved it at every age. We recently took our Swedish friends to this site and, once again, we were all amazed at the stunning rock formations. The new (since 1979!) owner has upgraded the trail markings and added beautiful information posters around the intricate pathways. Great smells of moist rotting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We recently visited the park and were so pleased by the entire experience. Of course, the rock formations, some several stories high, are amazing. The path is well marked with interesting facts and information on placards as visitors move through the lush wooded surroundings. The owners are extremely welcoming and personable with all facilities nicely painted, clean, and adorned with... More 

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Amherst, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I have been to Panama Rocks numerous times. And every time I enjoy and get more out of the area. It's beautiful and a great place to get yourself out and getting your children out to enjoy the beautiful environment and nature at it's best. The picnic and bathroom areas are kept very clean and appreciated. I feel this place... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Panama Rocks contains beautiful scenery amidst a modest length hiking trail wherein hikers are encouraged to leave the main trail and explore rock caverns, caves, and cliffs in a wooded area. The staff is very pleasant and provide a landmark reference map, a word puzzle related to the hike, and clues to a treasure hunt with a prize for successful... More 

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Ellsworth, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Visited with wife and 3 kids 15,12,10.. had a GREAT TIME ..beautiful scenery. Great for taking pictures. .can be as physical or easy as you want to make it. I asked all 3 kids did they like it all said yes. I then asked would they tell their friends all said yes.. I then asked on a scale of 0-5... More 

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Additional Information about Panama Rocks Scenic Park

Address: Address: 11 Rock Hill Road, County Route 10, Panama, NY 14767
Phone Number: +1 716-782-2845
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Chautauqua County  >  Panama

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