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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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Great Place!

Awesome place to hike & climb. My 14 & 16 year olds loved it! Make sure you wear good hiking shoes. Lots of fun!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Orchard Park, New York
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Orchard Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Awesome place to hike & climb. My 14 & 16 year olds loved it! Make sure you wear good hiking shoes. Lots of fun!!

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Weedsport, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Awesome place to explore! Even tho 90 degrees the day we went , so worth the experience! Wear sneaks and bring water. One mile loop with many chances to go off trail and walk into caverns and ravines. Easy hike with places to rest. Owners so friendly and have lots of info to offer. Great place for kids to explore... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

A bunch of us had been here before and had told some of the other family members. Our nine year old nephew was not convinced but my 15 and 11 year old ones were insistent. Took my 78 year old mother and we all had a blast! A great place to explore! Cannot recommend enough. Good for older-than-babies-kids up to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Came here with my boyfriend and two teenage boys! They loved it! I stayed on the trail but the boys went off exploring. Wear durable comfortable sneakers! You can stay as long or as little as you want! A must do if you are visiting the area.

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Allegany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Different levels challenging for some, but doable. Friendly staff, not far off I-86 and ease to find. Would visit again.

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Tonawanda, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We recently went to Panama rocks with friends and had a fabulous time.We had been there before with our small children but this time we were able to enjoy climbing into the rock formations. The scavenger hunt made it more more interesting.We would go back in a heart beat!

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Really fun place for literally all ages from young to old. The self guided tour is what you make of it. You can explore every crack and crevice or just stay on the main path. Reasonably, I love to explore it all! Go in early spring and ice will still be in some of the crevices. Go in the heat... More 

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Jamestown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

While my brother & family were visiting from Virginia, we spent an afternoon at Panama Rocks. Jonathan, the new owner was extremely helpful & knowledgable & he explained everything including the scavenger hunt. I also enjoyed the old pictures in the office of women from Victorian times in the rocks with long dresses, hats & boots. The men wore suitcoats... More 

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Erie, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We make it a priority to visit Panama Rocks at least once a year. It is breathtaking! Every time we visit, we find something that we hadn't seen before. Well worth the price of admission!

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Only a 1-mile hiking trail, but it will take a few hours to climb all of the rocks and venture into all of the cracks & crevices. The splendor of nature was awesome in this place.

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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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