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Ontario Beach Park

4799 Lake Ave, Rochester, NY 14612-2154
+1 585-753-5887
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beautiful sunsets on the lake

We arrived after dinner and parking was easily available. we walked up the pier to the lighthouse... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
mark d
west covina
A Great Family Outing

While visiting Rochester we really enjoyed going to Ontario Beach Park. There was lots of free... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Hamilton, Canada
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4799 Lake Ave, Rochester, NY 14612-2154
+1 585-753-5887
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We arrived after dinner and parking was easily available. we walked up the pier to the lighthouse which was kind of ugly but the views from it were great. lots of ducks, jumping fish and nice people walking around. the beach/park itself was clean and...More

Thank mark d
Reviewed 30 June 2017

While visiting Rochester we really enjoyed going to Ontario Beach Park. There was lots of free parking, a carousel ($1.00 per ride) for adults and kids alike, and restaurants and shops in a nearby building onsite. Covered pavilions with tables are available for picnics and...More

Thank Bakerfortress
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

It has good facilities for food and very near to city. Children can enjoy in the park there and it also has merry-go-round 🙂my baby enjoyed it so much though she is very small

Thank Harshitha T
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Because of all the recent rain the whole beach is underwater. Not a fun place for right now till the water recedes.

Thank aqmike97
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Lake Ontario is vast and this park makes it accessible to everyone. The park has a beach, playground and many other facilities for visitors to enjoy. The long pier allows one to walk out onto the lake when the wind isn't blowing. The day we...More

Thank Kris M
Reviewed 20 May 2017

What a great place to spend some time on a beautiful day. The walk along the pier is very nice. Its nice to be able to spend the day at the beach and have a picnic and play games all the while you are in...More

Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 12 May 2017

If you are visiting the Charlotte pier then be sure to stop at the park. While the beach itself is very well groomed and cared for, the algae buildup and gross water can sometimes scare people away.

Thank Bennyhanaa
Reviewed 10 April 2017

It's the only beach we have so it Ain't much! It used to be An awesome place to go as a kid but now it's overrun by less than desirable caliber of people and trash (literal trash). Save yourself the headache and go to Canandaigua...More

Thank ashangel529
Reviewed 14 February 2017

this is the main beach area in rochester lots of activities in the summer weather with plenty of parking and place to grab a bite or a ice cream historic merry go round visit daytime only

Thank lou142017
Reviewed 14 February 2017

To walk down the pier on a hot day with the cool breeze coming off the lake. Going for an ice cream at Abbott's.

Thank Frank L
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24 July 2016|
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Response from DstmNY | Reviewed this property |
See answer below, covers it all!~
29 June 2015|
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Response from Linda E | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately there are no hotels near the beach. In fact no hotels in all of Monroe County on Lake Ontario. If you have a car, can stay in Gates or Greece. If don't have a car, can stay downtown Rochester and take the city... More