The Genesee River


The Genesee drains over 2,500 square miles as it makes its 157 miles northward journey from Potter County, Pennsylvania to the Rochester Harbor. Learn more about the watershed.

Interactive Map

Check out this interactive map of the Genesee River Basin.

Report Card

Genesee RiverWatch released its first-ever “Report Card” in 2019 grading the water quality and usability of the Genesee River and its major tributaries.

Basin Summits

Since 2014, Genesee RiverWatch has hosted annual Genesee River Basin Summits to provide a forum for interested stakeholders to share information and determine actions to improve the water quality of the Genesee River Basin and connect people to the river.

Photo Gallery

View the beauty and variety of the Genesee in this photo gallery.


These resources have been important in informing the work of Genesee RiverWatch and may be useful for those interested in the Genesee River Basin.

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