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.

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Rochester - Downtown walks

Seasonal Walk

SN: 120597 - 2022 / Y1302

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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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when is the event

Starting Fri, Apr 1st, 2022 until Dec 31st, 2022

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

where is the event

Rochester, New York

The address/location to the Physical Start Box (PSB) for mapping services such as Google or Siri is as follows:

Corn Hill Exchange 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.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Little Free Libraries

Rockin' Around the Clock

CC: Monroe County


Special programs that are applicable to all events or all walks are not shown to reduce clutter.

Event comments

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.

conditions for the event

Rating: 1A, Distance: 5, 10km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: Medium

Wheelchairs: Medium

Event information

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.


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

Maps phrase and directions link

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

event sponsor

Niagara Frontier Volkssport Club (AVA-0589)

Event website: www.NiagaraVolkssportClubs.org

point of contact

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