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The Place to stop .

Stop feed the ducks and gulls. Maybe get the fishing pole out Catch a sun fish or bass or who... read more

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Greg M
Canandaigua, New York
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Scenic View and Historic water homes

Came down to see the lake. It is a pier as advertised with very many bots docked At the end of the... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2018
Dayton, Ohio
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Lakeshore Dr, Canandaigua, NY 14424
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All reviews nice view of the lake love driving beautiful area nice place to walk public restrooms grab something new york plenty of free parking boat ride entire lake culinary center finger lake kershaw park sonnenberg gardens boathouses fishing squaw
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stop feed the ducks and gulls. Maybe get the fishing pole out Catch a sun fish or bass or who knows.Or take a nap in your car. Enjoy

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Greg M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted to show our friends from out of town the pier and how crowded Canandaigua Lake is compared to where we live. (Seneca Lake) The city has done a nice job with the pier and surrounding area. Worth a few minutes to see.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank symsdad
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Came down to see the lake. It is a pier as advertised with very many bots docked At the end of the pier are many old house boats. None are occupied but they are of historic value. There are many kinds of shore birds to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BandB-Lovers_30-yrs
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Don't miss the Pier....it's historical and the boat houses are amazing! Check out the hot dog vendor too! Water bowls and treats for dogs is also there for you!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lakegirl2828
Reviewed October 1, 2018

This area has the small fishing boathouses lining each small pier off the city pier. Its historic in some ways because so many of these places in other parts of the country have been torn down or remodeled. Makes for beautiful pictures!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gail W
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Not a lot here, but it is an enjoyable stroll. A beautiful marina with power boats, sail boats, catamarans and more. It is interesting to see the boathouses where the boats are pulled in like a garage and then raised out of the water. Nice...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a unique city pier in that boathouses line the pier. A little unusual - some need repair, but we haven’t seen this before and felt it was worth a 20 minute stop.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pegw332
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We were simply expecting to walk out on a pier. What an amazing surprise. Plenty of free parking. Able to walk around & enjoy the views and the refreshing breeze. Plaques gave history of what we were seeing. Clean public restrooms. Ice cream. Fishing. Boat...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Yvonne B
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We came to Canandaigua for a few day get away after reading about it in a travel magazine, but I think this may have been one of those ‘paid advertisements’. We went to the pier and walked around, and got to see the kitschy/rundown boathouses,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank shark4rae
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

After a good lunch at the New York Kitchen, we went on a walk on the city pier. I saw people fishing with their kids. There are boat rental and ice cream shops. We sat on the long chairs and enjoyed the breeze. My daughter...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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June 21, 2017|
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Response from dswan52 | Reviewed this property |
Yes are places to dock or anchor nearby. I myself don't have a boat but the Seager marine is right there and they would be able to help you. Their Phone # Marina 811 South Main Street Canandaigua NY 14424 Phone... More
July 14, 2016|
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Response from Nannie478 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can fish off the pier. You are likely to get small pan fish. I suggest using worms. Of course, NYS fishing license rules apply.