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“Beautiful spacious park”
Review of Ellison Park

Ellison Park
Ranked #48 of 148 things to do in Rochester
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Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have held large picnics here in one of the shelters here every year. If they are not reserved- then it's first come, first served. Restrooms are clean, but be sure to bring T.P. and soap or hand sanitizer as sometimes they are not stocked. Large open areas to spread out on. Lots of places to hike, bike and explore. Dog Park (must have membership) is a fun way to exercise your dog. THere is a stables close by that you can go on a horseback ride about 1- 1/2 hours long too!

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Reviewed April 20, 2014

Ellison Park is a very large and diverse park that is actually situated in the City of Rochester, but which spills over into Penfield and the surrounding area. It contains countless acres of park, picnic areas, athletic fields and more. One of the attractions that I like most is the Frisbee golf course, with the holes set up at great distances for folks who enjoy that pastime.

On this particular afternoon, I parked in Penfield at the Coyote Den Trail head off of Old Penfield Road, and I set off on a 30 minute stroll though the woodlands and trails the headed toward the major part of the park. It was a beautiful day, and the trails are well marked and well-maintained. I had a really wonderful time meandering through the woods and the small critters that flittered amongst the trees.

This is one park where you can find enough space to be by yourself, or enough resources to fulfill your favorite activities. Come for an hour or for the entire day. You are sure to find at least something you enjoy, and perhaps enough the fill an entire weekend!

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