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Mount Morris Dam

6103 Visitor Center Rd, Mount Morris, NY 14510-9527
+1 585-658-4790
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Stupid dam

I understand because of security reasons that they can no longer show the whole dam, but you can't... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Interesting but not exciting

An hour long tour with more numbers comparing how big the dam is or how much water it can hold or... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
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6103 Visitor Center Rd, Mount Morris, NY 14510-9527
+1 585-658-4790
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I understand because of security reasons that they can no longer show the whole dam, but you can't take inside photos either. I admit that's what you get for free admission but Jeeze that was a waste. At least it wasn't a wasted trip as...More

Thank Amy545
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

An hour long tour with more numbers comparing how big the dam is or how much water it can hold or how much water flows through it that it was hard to grasp. We saw the front of the dam from the top, the back...More

Thank bluedog1400
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great tour with extremely knowledgeable guides. It operates twice in weekends and once each weekday, bit is limited to 30 persons per tour so get there early. This is a military installation so photos are permitted outside and on the bridge of...More

Thank gingersthomas
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We did not go to the other side from the park where you can I believe do a tour and learn more about it. But is is impressive that it was built in this style so long ago.

Thank MuscleGeek
Reviewed 27 June 2017

On the northern end of Letchworth State Park is the Mount Morris Dam. I did not have time to do the tour, but I talked with people who did it, and they say it is very much worth being in the bowels of this concrete...More

Thank Flick8675309
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I had never seen a "dry dam" before. This is a huge structure that is visible from an overlook which is accessible by car. You get an excellent view of the canyon and the dam. There is a bulletin board with interesting information about the...More

Thank FloridaGal3740
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is one of the few "dry dams" in America. Not to hold water back for a reservoir, but to prevent flooding downstream of Mt. Morris and other towns nearby. Do take time in the Visitor Center to see what the Army Corp of Engineers...More

Thank walkwoman
Reviewed 8 June 2017

At the north entry to Letworth State Park this is the first stop. Nothing too exciting to view. Access to the top of the dam is possible on the south side of the river. OK stop as part of the state park but wouldn't make...More

Thank mvpmich
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This is a good way to start off a visit to Letchfield State Park. Play & picnic areas, good museum with a slide show about controlling the river to prevent Rochester from flooding..

Thank B_Writes
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I suppose it is difficult to visit Letchworth State Park in New York without seeing the Mt. Morris Dam. We entered the park at the Mt. Morris entrance and the Dam was about the first thing we saw. We were surprised, we were expecting to...More

Thank Ezzbear
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11 January 2015|
Response from hagnel | Reviewed this property |
You will find info on 2015 Mt Morris Dam lecture series on the website.{ Calendar events for Mt Morris } I note there is a phone number if you have further questions.