Explore Chimney Bluffs State Park

Chimney Bluffs State Park - Search Nearby - Added by Danielle Sharples

This hidden treasure offers an epic landscape overlooking Lake Ontario. Ginormous earthen spires surround the shore.

Parking is $5 per vehicle, and bathrooms are located in the same parking lot. Open year round dawn to dusk.

Stop by for a picnic overlooking Lake Ontario, go on a nature walk, or hang out by the rocky pebble beach. The Bluff Trail takes your breath away, it doesn't feel like upper state New York what so ever. The hike is great for pictures and only takes about an hour and half to complete. Loop around beginning on the shore line with the spires on your left and end the nature walk through the green earthy forest. The trail is easy and moderate but be extra careful with children and pets, there are plenty of scary drop offs leading to the spires.

Note: hands down one of my favorite parks in upper state New York. 

Distance

2.4 Miles RT

Type

Loop

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Hiking

Bathrooms
Beach
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Lake
Picnic Area
Scenic
Wildlife

Nearby Lodging

Canandaigua / Rochester KOA

Farmington, New York

From $100/night

Hemlock Gorge Hideaway

Locke, New York

From $100/night

Horsefeathers Farm

Canastota, New York

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

Reviews

Leave a Review

Overall rating:  Rate this Adventure

Have you done this adventure? Leave a review!

Nearby Adventures

Adventure

Hiking to the Lower Falls and Cave

Adventure

Hike Carpenter and Angel Falls

Adventure

Hike the Gorge Trail to the Base of Taughannock Falls

Adventure

Explore Smith Woods

More Nearby Adventures