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“Beautiful Park and Golf Course” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Durand Eastman Park

Durand Eastman Park
Ranked #20 of 140 things to do in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence
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Charleston, South Carolina
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Beautiful Park and Golf Course”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2012

Worth a trip it is beautiful and there are a lot of places to eat nearby. Golf course is great but plays slow because of the terrain. If you have the time play the front 9. It is absolutely stunning for it's scenery. Great park to have a picnic - lots of shelters and bbq pits. Lake is right across the street. Durand is definitely worth spending a day at if you are new to the area.

Visited June 2012
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Rochester, New York
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51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Durand: year-round beauty”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2012

Durand-Eastman's 965 acres continue to be a gift to local citizens: beautiful and exotic foliage, hiking and biking opportunities, picnic and partying venues, and an excellent summer beach run by the City of Rochester. This park is both a great place to wander and celebrate and a superb botanical resource. Kudos to Monroe County for its attentive care of the park and to the City of Rochester for its equally attentive care of the lakeside beach during the summer. In short: go here any time of year to enjoy the great outdoors that is Rochester.

Visited October 2012
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Victor, New York
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Park of my childhood”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2012

This park has great trails and picnic areas.... It's on the Lake Ontario which makes it really special!
Lovely views of the lake!

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rochester, ny
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56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Secluded Beach Good Swimming”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2012

I like this beach. It can get crowded but it's more secluded than Ontario Beach. It's long so you can take nice walks here. The swimming is good with a sandy bottom. Lot's of boats come here for swimming. The sand isn't the greatest but overall this is a decent beach.

Visited August 2012
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Rochester, New York
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161 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Spectacular Trees and Trails”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2012

A wonderful legacy from George Eastman and Durand, many species of trees brought in from around the world - beautiful year round especially as it is located on Lake Ontario. Only reason not to give it 5 stars is the inconsiderate population that sometimes plays LOUD music at their picnics and leave trash on the beaches and picnic areas. Yes, people can ruin parks for others. I like to visit weekdays or early morning for best lighting when I bring my camera. Fortunately I live nearby.

Visited August 2012
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