SN: 118543 - 2021 / Y1302

Walk downtown Rochester, through the early 1800 Corn Hill neighbor hood, cross the Genesee River and Erie Canal. Through the High Falls Historic district. Past the National Museum of Play.

what is the event

Rochester - Downtown walks

Seasonal Walk

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Son House historical sign Rochester Downtown walk
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Gazbo in park on Frederick Douglass St
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Cornhill Market Start point
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Ely House circa 1830
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where is the event

Rochester, New York

Monroe County

The address/location for the physical start box (PSB) is as follows:

Corn Hill Express Market 319 Exchange Blvd, Rochester, NY 14608

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

when is the event

Starting Thu, Apr 1st, 2021 until Nov 30th, 2021

Start box available: 9AM to 5PM Mon-Sun.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Little Free Libraries

Rockin’ Around the Clock

Walking the USA, A - Z

Long description

Corn Hill with lovely Victorian homes; vibrant city center; architectural gems situated on Genesee River/ Erie Canal; City of Bridges; High Falls historic district. BBQ at famous Dinosaur Restaurant on route. Driving and parking instructions for alternate walks: Highland Park; Mount Hope Cemetery with graves of Susan B Anthony and Frederick Douglas.

conditions for the event

Distance: 5/10K, Rating: 1A

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Medium


Market hours 9AM to 8PM Mon-Sun. Parking is restricted after 5PM. Daylight hours only.Corona Virus Update 3/25/20. Start point is a Market, it is open and the walk will be operational for 2020 on 4/1/2020. Access to bathrooms is very limited due to closing of many businesses in downtown Rochester. City of Rochester 5/10K walks require a drive to location. Register at the market and follow instructions on directions.

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

From the West: I-90 NY Thruway, Exit 47, to I-490. Follow 490 to EXIT 13 Left Downtown/S Plymouth Ave. Follow Allen St then Right on North Plymouth. Follow N Plymouth, turns into S Plymouth, Just before T intersection at Exchange left into parking lot for the Market. From the East I-90 NY Thruway Exit 45; merge onto I-490 toward Rochester. Exit at 490 Exit 14, Broad/S Plymouth. Right onto Spring St Right on to S Plymouth, Just before T intersection at Exchange left into parking lot for the Market. Phone # at market 585-454-3930

event sponsor

Niagara Frontier Volkssport Club (AVA-0589)

Event website:

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.