10 New Spots to Explore

Photo: Nigel Kent

See 10 New Locations Added to Go Finger Lakes

Dear Finger Lakers, we invite you to explore these 10 premium outdoor locations that have just been added. On the main map, you will find new additions in the northern part of the region, mostly Monroe and Wayne Counties. If you live in the Rochester area, perhaps some of these are already your favorites. Everyone else, discover the north! Here is the whole batch in alphabetical order.

A small freshwater bay
Photo: Nikki Kellogg

Braddock Bay Wetland Complex

An abundance of outdoor activities in a lynchpin habitat for Lake Ontario and far beyond.

Photo: Nigel Kent

Chimney Bluffs State Park

A unique picturesque destination that leaves its visitors with an appetite for more adventure.

An orchard overlooking a lake
Photo: FLLT

Cornwall Preserve

A preserve that reminds us that the best way to enjoy nature is to slow down.

People wind surfing on a lake
Photo: Nigel Kent

Durand Eastman Park

5,000 feet of Lake Ontario waterfront!

Photo: Nigel Kent

Erie Canalway Trail (Fairport to Pittsford)

A true gem on the Empire State Trail.

Photo: Nigel Kent

Fair Haven Beach State Park

An ideal spot for families looking to sample a variety of activities rolled into one package.

Photo: Nigel Kent

Mendon Ponds Park

So much to do here that it’s worth more than one trip.

A long bridge that crosses a canal
Photo: Chris Ray

Old Erie Canal State Park

A glimpse of what earlier, more remote experiences might have been like.

Photo: Nigel Kent

Sterling Nature Center

A true gem for hikers, birders, and outdoor enthusiasts.

Photo: Jeff Katris

Waterman Nature Center (Southern Tier Bonus!)

Pleasant gorges, woodlands, meadows, streams, and cascades!

Let’s care for our trails and open new nature preserves!

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