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Dates: 4/1/2018 - 11/30/2018
City / State: Rochester, NY
Event Name:
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 108245 2018/Y1302
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/6/10K - 2A
Description: Corn Hill district with lovely Victorian homes; vibrant city center with architectural gems situated on Genesee River/ Erie Canal; City of Bridges. Through High Falls historic district. BBQ at famous Dinosaur Restaurant on route. There is a 4th route that you must drive to that takes you through Highland Park and Mount Hope Cemetery. Highland park is a Frederick Law Olmsted Park, and in Mount Hope Cemetery you pass the graves of Susan B Anthony and Frederick Douglass.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Make a Wish at a Water Fountain, Points of Reference, State Street Sashay, United States Post Offices, Walking the Path of Inventions, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Daylight hours.
Location: Rochester Radisson Hotel- Riverside
Start Point / Driving Directions: 120 East Main St. Rochester 14604, 585-546-6400. From West: I-90 Thruway, Exit 47;from East Exit 45; merge onto I-490 E toward Rt 19 (Leroy/Rochester. Inner Loop EXIT 13, on left toward Downtown/Plymouth Ave. Turn slight left onto Allen St.Turn right onto N Plymouth Ave. Take 2nd left onto W Main St/RT-33. W Main St is just past Church St. If on Plymouth Ave S & reach W Broad St, gone a little too far. Walk 7days/wk in daylight hrs only.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Parking, its in the city, if your walking during the week, the hotel has parking but is expensive. If you pass the hotel on Main street going east and turn right on South Avenue the South Avenue garage is on the left and will be cheaper. The Garage is 300 yards from the Hotel. On the weekend the streets north of the hotel (bragdon place) have meters but don't charge on the weekend. Parking is free at the Highland Park 6K but you must register at the Rochester Radisson Hotel first.
Host Club: Niagara Frontier Volkssport Club
Contact: Bill Peeck (585) 227-6025
Website: www.NiagaraVolkssportClubs.org
E-Mail Contact: wpeeck@rochester.rr.com