Paddle the Genesee on Roc the Riverway Weekend Oct 3rd & 4th

Saturday, Oct 3, 10am-2pm. Guided Paddle of the Lower River from the NEW Petten St. Dock

Join Genesee RiverWatch and the Genesee Waterways Center for a guided paddle on the Lower Genesee. We will leave from, and return to, the brand new, ADA compliant, canoe and kayak dock at the foot of Petten Street. Enjoy a rare, water-level view of Turning Point Park and Rochester’s unique “wilderness in the city” hidden in the gorge of the Genesee.

Guides will describe the history of the Lower Genesee, including its role as a lake port and terminus of the Underground Railway. Cost is $25.00 per person and includes canoe or kayak rental. Maximum two adults per canoe. All children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Pre-registration is required: Call 585-820-8860 with questions. Meet at the parking lot at the river end of Petten Street off Lake Avenue. Masks are required.

Sunday, Oct 4th, 10am-5pm. Paddle the Genesee River and Erie Canal from the Genesee Waterways Center

Join the Genesee Waterways Center and Genesee RiverWatch for an end-of-season celebration of the Genesee River and Erie Canal. From 10am – 5pm we will be offering discounted paddling at the Genesee Waterways center for all participants. NO REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Simply show up at out Genesee Valley Park Facility and we will provide you with a paddle, PFD, and a canoe or kayak for up to 3 hours of paddling. Cost is $15/person. Enjoy a riverside view of downtown Rochester, explore the southern Genesee River, or travel east on the Erie Canal and see the beautiful Red Creek all from our docks at the Genesee Waterways Center. Contact for more information. Masks are required.

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