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Stony Brook State Park

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Address: 10820 State Route 36, Dansville, NY 14437-9599
Phone Number: 716-335-8111
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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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Scenic Hike - Great!!

A treasure in the finger lakes that doesn't get the press it should. 3 really great trails that are about a mile to two miles in length, with stunning scenery. The main... read more

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Geneseo, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A treasure in the finger lakes that doesn't get the press it should. 3 really great trails that are about a mile to two miles in length, with stunning scenery. The main attraction is... yes, a brook. With a lot of stones. Waterfalls, a gorge and a photogenic creek bed all covered by the three well maintained trails. Bring good... More 

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Dansville, New York
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As my kids have grown up this was the place to take them on a hot summer day. A short walk up the trail and you were in paradise. I have taken many of our family pictures here because the scenery is so beautiful.

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Dansville, New York
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although this NY State Park is more frequented now after being featured in magazine as one of the top places to visit in the state, it still has all the views you could ask for, with chiseled trails through the gorge allowing you to see multiple water falls and walk over some beautifully crafted bridges. It is absolutely a gem... More 

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Rochester, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Growing up in western New York, a trip to Stony Brook on a hot summer day has been a wonderful tradition in our family for four generations. It's more crowded now, and some of the waterfalls and "water slides" have changed over the years, but it remains as magical and "cool" as ever, bringing out the child in all of... More 

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Dansville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Annual family reunion punctuated by nice new playground at the upper glen. The brook water was nice and cold. For people who want nature and plumbing this is a good option. Park personnel do a good job of making the place presentable.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Swim, walk, hike, and play. Something for everyone and beautiful gorges and waterfalls if you want to just sit. It gets crowded so go early or late!

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Thank NYCityCountryMouse
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite parks to visit. The park is always well maintained and the swimming is offered by putting a temporary dam across the stream. The stream has cut through the land to create a beautiful canyon. A trail going from the lower end of the park to the upper end follows the stream to see three... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Stony Brooks State Park right after visiting Letchworth State Park. We were not sure whether this was going to impress us at all after gorgeous Letchworth. It certainly did. We enjoyed our short and easy hike to the gorgeous falls and the dogs loved swimming in the gorge on a hot summer day. Because of visiting Letchworth... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I had an amazing time at Stony Brook State Park. We hiked the Gorge Trail and took different opportunities to wade in the water and swim in the natural swimming pools. All of the kids had a fantastic time. We also enjoyed the picnic area, playground, and beautiful scenery.

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been traveling to Stony Brook State Park for family picnics for about 45 years and it never ceases to amaze me how beautiful the park is! Whether you choose to sit at a picnic site (grills available to use) and visit with family and friends, or climb the 1000s of steps on the trails around the gorge, this... More 

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