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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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Amazing and beautiful

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week 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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Buffalo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me just say that they park is beautiful,the camping areas are clean,the showers nearest camp 77 are both warm and clean,the pool was the most amazing swimming pool I have ever seen in my life but the best part of our entire trip is the staff at this amazing park !!! Everyone from check in to the lifeguards were... More 

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New Haven, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the coolest parks I've been to!! Loved being able to hike in the creek with my dogs right up to the gorgeous waterfalls. The natural swimming pools were really unique too. It was pretty busy even when we visited during the week but its still a great place to spend the day!

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Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here with our 15 year old daughter. It is such a beautiful place. We started hiking the East Trail but quickly realized that you don't have much of a view of the water so we went back down and found the Gorge Trail. If you want to see the water and the waterfalls, I would recommend the Gorge... More 

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

We hiked on the Gorge Trail to the end, and had our lunch at the picnic tables. We then came back via the East Rim Trail, and ended at the swimming hole.We immediately went in to the 61 degree water, and we had a wonderfultime.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful park. Best to visit during the week, in the summer, because it gets crowded. You can walk up the creek bed, to each waterfall. Nice to cool off on a hot day. The creek is dammed at the beginning for swimming. One of the best state parks in this area.

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