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Mount Morris Dam

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Address: 6103 Visitor Center Rd, Mount Morris, NY 14510-9527
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We were there nearing the end of Winter so it was quite bleak but still pretty the road to the falls was closed due to so much rain..will look forward to coming back a different... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sheri F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there nearing the end of Winter so it was quite bleak but still pretty the road to the falls was closed due to so much rain..will look forward to coming back a different time of year.

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Rochester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

If you are traveling through the area this is a nice site to see. There is a little snack shop here and some information about the history of the dam. Worth a stop. The park is a beautiful place to spend the day.

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Akron, New York
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27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great tour of the dam including a video discussing the history of the Genesee River and the dam itself. A little bit of the walk down the hill to get to the dam but the view is great. Highly recommended.

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Cleveland
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

The Mt. Morris dam has saved downstream communities billions in potential damage. The little museum has a great movie, and the tour guides are very well informed and welcome questions. The tour takes about an hour, and goes deep down into the dam. The nearby town of Mt. Morris is interesting, also, with a number of antique shops, restaurants and... More 

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New Providence, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

What a great part of letchworth state park. Seeing all the turkey vultures and Hawks were cool, along with surprisingly hearing my kids giving me some info on the damn itself, love it. It was inspiring

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boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Somewhat interesting tour mostly inside a big, damp, mound of concrete. Nice to say you did it, but the best views are outside in the park area. Some good PR for the Army Corp of Engineers, which I don’t begrudge. Would have been more interesting if it had been a hydroelectric dam (not flood control) but those are generally off-limits.

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New York City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Doing a late summer/early fall visit to the dam, you'll note there's not much water up against the dam. That's because it comes in the spring. But it's got a great view of the gorge and is included in admission so should be visited while here!

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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

The tour of the dam was very informative. I did not previously understand the value of a dry damn. The quality of engineering was highly evident. Seeing the inside and under ground mechanics of a dam was very interesting!! Our tour director was entertaining and knowledgeable. This is a great activity for all ages and it is free.

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Strykersville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

you have to experience it at all seasons,it is very inspiring,you can even take an elevator ride to the bottom that i can't even discribe

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Barrie, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We visited the Dam during our Aug 2016 vacation. The view was amazing and the history was very interesting. A great place to learn about the area.

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