The Port of Rochester - a Port of Opportunity

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Welcome to the Port of Rochester; Welcome to the Port of Opportunity!

The Port of Rochester is located on Lake Ontario where the Genesee River meets the lake, about 9 miles north of downtown Rochester.

The Port offers attractions and activities for the entire family:

  • go boating or fishing
  • swim, lay on the beach, and play in the sand
  • walk Charlotte Pier during a gorgeous sunset
  • hike or bike
  • attend festivals, concerts, and outdoor movie screenings

Visit by boat

The Marina at the Port of Rochester is brining new opportunity to the city of Rochester. The marina will be open for the boating season of 2016! Details and boat slip reservation information are on the marina web page.

Walk or bike

 The 16-mile Genesee Riverway Trail runs through Rochester from Genesee Valley Park to Lake Ontario. Make the Port your beginning or ending destination as you explore parks, neighborhoods and historic sites. The trail page offers a downloadable map and smart phone features.

Visit by car

Get to the Port quickly and easily with directions, parking tips and construction updates.

Use public transit

The port is served by the Regional Transit Service (RTS) 1/1X (Lake) Route.

The future of the Port

The City is busy working with residents and developers on plans to make the Port a true Great Lakes destination. The development project enhances the recreational nature of the Port and creates exciting opportunities new residential, commercial and retail space. Visit the development and plans page to see what's in store for the area.  

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