Genesee RiverWatch

Category: Connect People to the River


City of Rochester and Genesee RiverWatch Announce New Boater Access Site on the Genesee

Kayakers and canoeists have a new and safe access site on the Lower Genesee. The ADA-compliant dock is on the west side of the river at the foot of Petten Street, just south of the O’Rourke Bridge.

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Genesee River Blueway Map Launched

A new Genesee River Blueway Map is ready for use by canoeists and kayakers who wish to explore and connect with the river.

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Genesee River Canoe/Kayak Access Improvement Plan 2019

Genesee RiverWatch, in partnership with Genesee Valley Conservancy and Genesee River Wilds, has created a Canoe/Kayak Access Improvement Plan that prioritizes car-top boat access sites on the main stem of the Genesee River that need upgrading and locations for new…

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2020 Genesee RiverWatch Events Postponed/Canceled

Due to the current health crisis, the following events planned for 2020 are either canceled or postponed. We are hoping for a better 2021! 7th Annual Genesee River Basin Summit – The summit was originally planned for April 29th. We…

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Hiking the Genesee and Surrounding Areas While Social Distancing

Hiking the Genesee and Surrounding Areas While Social Distancing

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Seeking Input on Genesee River Canoe/Kayak Access Sites

Genesee RiverWatch in partnership with the Genesee Valley Conservancy and Genesee River Wilds has received funding from New York Sea Grant to develop, print and distribute V2 (version 2) of the Genesee River Blueway map and to solicit public input…

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Cruise into the Lower Genesee River Gorge

Join Genesee RiverWatch on an exclusive cruise of the Lower Genesee River Gorge with experts on the Flora-Fauna and the History of the River. Guests will board the Harbor Town Belle and be treated to a view of the River…

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Report of 4th Annual Summit: River Access and Recreational Opportunities

This report was produced out of the 4th Annual Genesee River Basin Summit on June 15, 2017. The topic was “River Access and Recreational Opportunities.” The purpose of this Summit was to review the current state of river access and…

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2017 Basin Summit

Genesee RiverWatch held its 4th Annual Genesee River Basin Summit on June 15, 2017.  The topic was “River Access and Recreational Opportunities.”  The purpose of this year’s Summit was to review the current state of river access and recreational use,…

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