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Rock City Park - Hiking

Chautauqua-Allegany, New York, United States

By lydia.crawford

Rock City Park Statistics

What are the activities at Rock City Park ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Rock City Park?

Rock City Park is a beautiful park in upstate New York that is known for its impressive rock formations. The park is situated on the edge of a cliff overlooking the Hudson River, and visitors can enjoy stunning views of the river and the surrounding countryside from the park's many hiking trails. The park's most famous feature is its collection of massive boulders, which were deposited by glaciers thousands of years ago. Hikers can explore the park's rocky landscape and find hidden caves and waterfalls. Rock City Park is a great place to visit year-round, and it is especially popular in the fall when the leaves change color.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMTuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMWednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMThursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMFriday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMSaturday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMSunday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Coordinates
-78.4759048
42.0172923

What are the coordinates and address of Rock City Park?

Rock City Park
(716) 372-7790
505 NY-16, Olean, NY 14760, USA

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Starting Point

The start of the trails at the Rock City Park in New York can be accessed from Exit 15 of the New York State Thruway.

Why visit Rock City Park

The Rock City Park is a beautiful place to visit in upstate New York. The park is home to a number of interesting geological features, including a number of impressive rock formations. The park is also home to a number of beautiful hiking trails, which offer visitors great views of the surrounding area.

Is Rock City Park in New York a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question since what may be a good place for one family may not be ideal for another. That said, Rock City Park in New York features plenty of activities and attractions that could appeal to both children and adults, making it a potentially good option for a family outing.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Rock City Park in New York are hiking, biking, and fishing.

The Cloisters: A branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cloisters is a museum dedicated to the art and architecture of the Middle Ages.

The Bronx Zoo: One of the largest zoos in the United States, the Bronx Zoo is home to over 4,000 animals from around the world.

Central Park: A 843-acre oasis in the heart of Manhattan, Central Park is home to playgrounds, ponds, gardens, and more.

The American Museum of Natural History: One of the largest museums in the world, the American Museum of Natural History is home to dinosaur fossils, a planetarium, and more.

Where to eat?

1. The Boilery- This place is a hidden gem in the city. They serve up some of the best Cajun food around and it is definitely worth a visit.

2. The Meatball Shop- This place is known for their delicious meatballs and it is definitely a must-try if you are in the area.

3. Katz's Deli- This place is a New York institution and it is definitely worth a visit. They serve up some of the best deli food in the city.

4. Shake Shack- This place is known for their delicious burgers and shakes and it is definitely a must-try if you are in the area.

5. Pommes Frites- This place is known for their delicious Belgian fries and it is definitely a must-try if you are in the area.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMTuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMWednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMThursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMFriday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMSaturday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PMSunday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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