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Letchworth State Park, with some of the most magnifi cent
scenery in the United States, comprises 14,350 acres along
the Genesee River. Within the park, the river roars over
three major waterfalls, one of which is 107 feet high. The
cliffs, created by the river’s path over thousands of years,
approach 600 feet.
A multi-faceted park, Letchworth offers opportunities for
a wide variety of interests. Millions of years of geological
history can be observed in the rock formations exposed by
erosion. The region’s rich heritage of the Seneca Indians
is well-documented in the park with displays, a restored
Seneca Council House and the grave of Mary Jemison.
Cabins and camping sites are popular at Letchworth Park,
and for those who prefer accommodations within the park
without “roughing it,” there is the Pinewood Lodge, with
light housekeeping units, the Stone House, Caroline's Cottage,
or a country inn within the park, the Glen Iris Inn,
with guest rooms and fi ne dining.
Swimming pools, fi shing areas, hiking trails, hot air ballooning,
whitewater rafting and canoeing by permit are just
some of the additional attractions at Letchworth.
A full schedule of events is offered each year within the
park. They range from festivals to lectures and guided walks,
to the noted Fall Arts and Crafts Sale.
Letchworth State Park is the largest and most diverse park
of nine state facilities in the Genesee State Park and Recreation
Region, one of eleven park regions administered by
the New York State Offi ce of Parks,

General Information
Visitor Center: (585) 493-3600 Park Police: (585) 658-4692
TDD NYS Relay (800) 662-1220 Emergency Telephone: 911
Highbanks Tent & Trailer (Camping): (585) 237-3303
Location: 35 miles south of Rochester, NY. Park Entrances are
located at Mount Morris, Perry, Castile, Portageville, and the Parade
Grounds from Rte. 436 (see area map). The Portageville and
Parade Grounds entrances are closed in the winter months.
Hours: Open 6 a.m. - 11 p.m. every day.
Vehicle Use Fee: $6.00 per car; $35.00 for
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