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Mendon Ponds Park

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I feel like I'm hiking in the Adirondacks!

Great day hike or just for a few hours! There are many well maintenances trails, ponds for... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2017
Pittsford, New York
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Largest park in Monroe county ... picnic, bike ride and more

Mendon Ponds is one of my favorite places to relax and read a book, play frisbee or grill out with... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2017
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Great day hike or just for a few hours! There are many well maintenances trails, ponds for swimming, ice skating, hockey or fishing summer or winter! All of the trails are well marked, great parking and beautiful views for picture taking! A hidden gem in...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

Mendon Ponds is one of my favorite places to relax and read a book, play frisbee or grill out with friends (they have grills). They have everything - woods, ponds, biking trails, areas to play with kids, camping area, boat launch (not motorized), pavilions you...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

Love this place it's so relaxing the deers are all over the park at dawn and the sunsets by the pond are just stunning there's a great play area for the kids and plenty of picnic areas go visit you won't be disappointed no matter...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed February 19, 2017

This park has many walkable trails, including my favorite, the Bird Song Trail where the birds will eat out of your hand. There is a small nature center nearby and the Monroe County Sheriff's stable for their horses is adjacent as well. If you are...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Kate G
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Our family averages 360 visits a year. We walk the dogs, cross-country ski, watch the sunsets. Mendon Ponds has been an significant part of our lives for 35 years. It's a beautiful place, ever-changing yet still remains the same. Blue-birds, chickadees, deer, foxes, chicken hawks,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Great place to run the roads, the trails, any time of year and amazing for the cross-country skiing. I also love to take a picnic to Quaker Pond and spend the day just soaking up the sun. Around the corner the wildbird trails where the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Susan K
Reviewed January 29, 2017

We had received about four inches of snow so I ventured to Mendon Pond Park and I was so happy I did. I put on my cross country skis and skied the almost three mile loop around Quaker Pond. I parked by Lookout off of...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Lisa L
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Mendon Ponds Park is the largest park in the Rochester, NY area with 2,500 acres of woodlands, ponds, wetlands and glacially created landforms. In 1969, it was named to the National Registry of Natural Landmarks due to its geologic history and presence of significant kames,...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed January 4, 2017

I grew up not too far from this beautiful park and let me tell you, its a must go. Ive hiked most of the trails and every time I go, I always discover something new and it amazes me. Great for taking family, friends, and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Kim M
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Mendon ponds has a beautiful nature center and a wonderful park with lots of hiking trails. Each time my daughter and her husband come here from their home in Hong Kong, they go hiking in the park. I was there last week and they were...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Andy P
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Never had a problem with it, just don't go crazy and clean up after yourselves