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Mendon Ponds Park

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Address: Clover St, Pittsford, NY
Phone Number: +1 585-753-7275
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Mendon ponds has a beautiful nature center and a wonderful park with lots of hiking trails. Each time my daughter and her husband come here from their home in Hong Kong, they go... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Henrietta, New York
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Henrietta, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mendon ponds has a beautiful nature center and a wonderful park with lots of hiking trails. Each time my daughter and her husband come here from their home in Hong Kong, they go hiking in the park. I was there last week and they were updating the Nature Center to make it more child friendly.

Thank momma225
Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

This huge (2500 acres+) park boasts amazing trails through deep forests, around rate glacial feature and ponds and through picturesque meadows. Check the Monroe County NY website for excellent maps of the meticulously marked trails In winter the usually heavy snow and the many miles of groomed trails make this a magnet for Nordic skiiers from across the country and... More 

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Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Although we were attending a baby shower at the Cobblestone House in Mendon Ponds Park, we were able to drive around the park.It is beautiful! There are ponds and gardens. They have trails for hiking, biking, and for horse riding, too! We actually saw a rider on a palomino horse taking a leisurely ride!

Thank Bonnie R
Rochester, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

Gigantic park just outside of Rochester. Nature center, Scent garden and Birdsong trail are great family entertainment. Bring some bird seed and the birds will be eating right out of your hand. A wide variety of lodges and shelters can be rented for gatherings. Lots of ponds, large and small formed by the glaciers are perfect for hiking, bird watching... More 

Thank winkone
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

I love bringing my dogs here. Sometimes you see people riding horses, always see deer. Great hiking. Winter is fun too for sledding or cross country skiing. My shepherd is getting old and I like to bring him to remind him of his younger days when he ran endlessly retrieving his ball. Check it out.

Thank Nevin H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

I grew up going to mendon ponds and I love it as much as I do today! From sledding in the winter to picnics in the summer, it is a great park for all seasons.

Thank Trisha W
Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

We used to visit Mendon Ponds on a regular basis when we lived in the city. Now that we live so far away from the city itself, we hadn't bothered going to Mendon Ponds in many years, We did decide to go for a hike this weekend though, and we had a grand time hiking through the woods and just... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

I come here once or twice a month. I lived in the city all my life with traffic, rush hours and this change of scenery opened my eyes to so many thing I was missing. This place gives me peace.

Thank Manuel S
Pittsford, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Great hiking close to home. Unique geological formations with lots of up and down. Forest, fields and ponds. Good trails, but easy to miss the main path as trail markings can be lacking some places. Watch out for horses.

Thank BBFD86
Rush, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016

We have many happy memories of hand-feeding the chickadees with our children and now our grandchildren. We have had tufted titmice and red-breasted nuthatches eat from our hands as well. The cardinals gather round, but feed on the ground.

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