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Genesee River's High Falls

60 Browns Race, Rochester, NY 14614-1039
+1 585-428-8095
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Nice Waterfall with a City Backdrop

I love waterfalls because I find them peaceful and naturally beautiful, so since this waterfall is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lisa S
Elma, New York
Nice Surprise

Did not realize there is a waterfall in Rochester. Was told by a local since we were in the area... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
new jersey
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60 Browns Race, Rochester, NY 14614-1039
+1 585-428-8095
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love waterfalls because I find them peaceful and naturally beautiful, so since this waterfall is in the middle of a city I find it a bit commercial for my taste, BUT it is still such an impressive and easily accessible waterfall to see. It...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Did not realize there is a waterfall in Rochester. Was told by a local since we were in the area need to check the waterfall.

Thank antrec
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We were visiting friends and were taken to the high falls. Interesting area, the "flour" district. It would have been great to see the old waterwheels, but they were removed. I think this area has great potential, but they falls on a nice day were...More

Thank Susanstinneford
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is one of the most picturesque scenes in the city -whatever time of year you visit, it is worthwhile.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Went in January early in the AM, and walked the pedestrian bridge. Pretty cool walk high above the river. Surrounding areas along the riverbank are run down and need of work. Nothing too spectacular.

Thank AndiamoAMagna
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Beautiful to see at night with the falls lit in different colors. Need to walk half way or 3 quarters of the way across if entering from Browns Race to have the best view. Can park in garage or street parking if space available.

Thank raymondl905
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is a truly fantastic natural wonder...a high waterfall, within a natural walled experience. The Genesee Brewery is also right there for enjoyment.

Thank skaszab2016
Reviewed 25 November 2016

These falls are pretty amazing in the middle of the city. On the west side there is a historic district with nicely scaled old buildings, still in use. On the east there is not much, except a small park and walkway with good views of...More

Thank BinColorado
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across the pedestrian bridge on my way to Genesee Brew House. I'm a Great Lakes gal, so it was soothing to be near water (the sounds of the falls were very relaxing) right in the heart of Rochester. Lots of construction nearby, but hopefully...More

Reviewed 1 November 2016

The scenery here (in the middle of the City of Rochester) is beautiful. It just sucks that the neighborhood surrounding it is not even decent...its more like scary! If you go...go during the day and bring a travel companion, a cell phone, pepper spray and/or...More

Thank N4066AJamys
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