Roads/Bridges &
Heavy Highway
Buildings &
Parking Garages
Water Treatment Facilities &
Pump Stations
Current Projects
Genesee Riverway Trail Improvements
Roads, Bridges & Heavy Highway


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City of Rochester


George Perucki


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The Genesee Riverway Trail (GRT) is an off-road trail for walking, running and bicycling along the Genesee River. It extends through the scenic, historic and cultural heart of Rochester, from the Erie Canal to downtown and Lake Ontario. It provides pedestrian access to the Genesee River, its scenic gorge, three waterfalls, eight pedestrian bridges, and eleven parks, including four historic parks designed by Frederick Law Olmsted.

The trail is continuous on both sides of the river from the south city line to Court St downtown, a total of 9 miles. This section of trail has five pedestrian bridges and a variety of trail loops. North of downtown, the trail is continuous from Middle Falls (Brewer St or Driving Park Ave) to Lake Ontario, a total of 7 miles.