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Genesee River's High Falls

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Address: 60 Browns Race, Rochester, NY 14614-1039
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Nice break from buildings

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 November 2016
SHAWNIKK
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Jonesville, Michigan
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SF Bay Area
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Clinton, New Jersey
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40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank AndiamoAMagna
Rochester, New York
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Denver, Colorado, USA
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19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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 the fall. On a weekday in October the visitor center was closed so we absorbed... More 

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Jonesville, Michigan
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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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 it's to improve the surrounding areas.

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Thank SHAWNIKK
Rochester, New York, United States
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51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 a gun for protection (*if you have a carry permit...of course)

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Thank Amy S
Rancho Cucamonga, California
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The falls are nice but in the fall/winter they are muddy so go in summer when they are prettier. There's a nice walkway to view them.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

On many trips to Rochester in the past year I always make sure to go here. There is so much to look at here. The falls are the main attraction but the buildings around it also have a certain beauty. I have gone in the evening each time and the setting sun gives the area the perfect, magical view.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We went first to the free visitors center for a look around the history museum. While there wasn't a great deal there, what was there was interesting and well presented. We walked out the trestle to see the falls and take some pictures on a beautiful fall day. Nice stop.

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Thank Kate K

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