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Tinker Nature Park

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1525 Calkins Rd, 1525 Calkins Rd, 14534-2719, Henrietta, Finger Lakes, New York, Henrietta, NY 14534-2719
+1 585-359-7044
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Lovely walk

Stopped here for a walk with friends. Lovely walk through the trees, various routes to... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Sharon H
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Crewe, United Kingdom
Daughter loved the fairies

My daughter was super excited over the thought of seeing the fairy houses. You had to follow the... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Rn2heather15
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1525 Calkins Rd, 1525 Calkins Rd, 14534-2719, Henrietta, Finger Lakes, New York, Henrietta, NY 14534-2719
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Stopped here for a walk with friends. Lovely walk through the trees, various routes to follow. Also a special needs route done I think by the scouts. Saw frogs, birds, chipmunks, friends also said that they had seen deer previously. At the moment there are...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter was super excited over the thought of seeing the fairy houses. You had to follow the "crushed stone path" to find the fairies and it takes a few minutes walking in to get to the right area. She loved everyone of them and...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful, easy hiking trails. The fairy trail is amazing and perfect for kids. There is also a playground, fitness course, garden, and house to explore. Definitely worth a stop, especially for the kids!

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Reviewed 16 July 2017

As others have said, the park and trail are great. If you can get a tour of the house and barn, jump at it. It is in beautiful preserved condition. All original furniture from six generations of Tinkers that lived there. The volunteer docents do...More

Thank Dave H
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

If you're just introducing hiking to the toddlers- this is the perfect place to do so!! There's a beautiful, marked trail and adorable fairy houses throughout- making the walk magical as well as easy! We are never disappointed with the animals we see/ today was...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Went to Tinker to get a break from a shopping trip. Weather was nice so we headed out on the paths. Trails were in amazing condition.... would be wheelchair accessible easily, on outer loop, compact crushed stone. Inner loop is mulch. Museum was not open...More

Thank Staceyleft
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Tinker nature apart has wonderful marked trails and they are dry and well kept. It's a nice place for a walk. It's flat so it isn't a difficult hike. You can take your time because it's not crowded. They have a nice informative nature center...More

Thank momma225
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

This park has family-friendly trails. Be aware that they do not allow dogs in the park. However, wild life is all around. We saw many geese and deer in close proximity to the trail as we walked. The highlight for children age 3-8 or so...More

1  Thank UpstateNyGrandma11
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Hard to say in winter, but the ambience, safe trails, and accessibility were excellent. Recommend visiting as it's good spot rain, or shine, or snow.

Thank Rick B
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

We come here often in all seasons. We love the winter when not so cold because you can really see the colorful birds flying about and the deer. It is a nice relaxing walk through the woods that anyone can do.

Thank 2foodtravelers
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80andsunnyplease
27 July 2017|
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Response from UpstateNyGrandma11 | Reviewed this property |
The trail can accommodate wheelchairs and walkers. It might be strenuous with a walker.
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trsisson
21 August 2016|
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Response from robcurtross | Reviewed this property |
ictor, NY Get on I-490 E 6 min (3.3 mi) Take I-90 W to NY-253 E in Henrietta. Take exit 46 from I-90 W 13 min (13.0 mi) Turn right onto NY-253 E (signs for New York 15A E) 3 min (1.4 mi) Henrietta, NY
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