Bodies of Water
Beginner & Experienced Paddlers: Join Us On the Genesee River August 13, 2022
The 2022 Genesee River Paddling Program Continues on Saturday, August 13, 2022, for both Beginner and Intermediate+ Paddlers at the Genesee Waterways Center.Join us at…
Summertime Paddle on Sunday, July 17, 2022
The 2022 Genesee River Paddling Program Continues on Sunday, July 17, 2022 for Intermediate+ Paddlers at the Petten St. DockThe next guided paddle of the…
Paddle with Us on June 11, 2022
The 2022 Genesee River Paddling Program Begins on Saturday, June 11, 2022 for Beginner & Experienced Paddlers at the Genesee Waterways CenterJoin us at 10:00am…
Summer 2022 Paddling Program
Since 2015, we have partnered with the City of Rochester and the Genesee Waterways Center to offer guided canoe and kayak trips on the Genesee. …
Paddling the Genesee - 2021 Season Report & 2022 Outlook
There is no substitute for experiencing the Genesee from water level. That’s why between May and October, Genesee RiverWatch partnered with both the Genesee Waterways…
Paddling the Genesee - an Early Summer Update
We are off to a great start this summer with record numbers joining us for guided paddles on the Genesee!
Summer Paddles on the Genesee
Join Genesee RiverWatch and the Genesee Waterways Center for a summer of paddling on the Genesee River.
May Weekend Paddles
Genesee RiverWatch and Erie Canal Boat Company are partnering to offer guided river paddles over two weekends in late May.
Events On and Around the River in 2021
From hiking to paddling, there is a lot happening along the whole length of the Genesee River.
Hiking along the Genesee: Letchworth State Park - East Side
This is one of the hiking ideas that Genesee RiverWatch has compiled along and around the Genesee River.
Genesee Watershed Hiking Ideas
Dear Friends of Genesee RiverWatch, When the pandemic hit us last year, many of our normal activities were cancelled or became quite risky. Rather than…
The Story Behind the Genesee Blueway Map
This article is part of Genesee RiverWatch's 2020 Year-End Appeal series - telling the stories behind our significant accomplishments. In this installment, we take you…
The Story Behind the Petten Street Access Dock
This article is part of Genesee RiverWatch's 2020 Year-End Appeal series - telling the stories behind our significant accomplishments. The new canoe/kayak access dock on…
Roc the Riverway Weekend Paddle
Saturday, Oct 3, 10am-2pm. Guided Paddle of the Lower River from the NEW Petten St. Dock Thirteen paddlers joined Genesee RiverWatch and the Genesee Waterways…
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…
New Boater Access Site on the Genesee Announced by City of Rochester and Genesee RiverWatch
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…
Genesee River Blueway Map
The Genesee River Blueway Map is available for use by canoeists and kayakers who wish to explore and connect with the river.
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…