How to Get Here
Culver Rd. and Norris Dr. Rochester, NY 14610 map
Cobb's Hill Park is located in the city's south east area and features 109 acres of beauty, recreation, and scenic trails. At the park's highest point, a walking trail offers one of the best views of the city. At road level, a collection of lilacs and original tree plantings makes this park a horticultural gem. During summer nights, Cobb's Hill Park bustles with players from local softball leagues.
Park Amenities & Attractions
- The Cobb's Hill Reservoir is a favorite spot for runners who do laps around the sparkling water-filled basin.
- Lake Riley, located near the Culver Road entrance, attracts summer sunbathers to its grassy shore.
- Sports fields for baseball, softball, and soccer
- Basketball and tennis courts
- Washington Grove
- Ball Fields
- Basketball Court - Outside
- Cross Country Skiing
- Large Group Accommodation
- Play Apparatus
- Scenic Area
- Tennis Courts
- Hiking Trails
Located just east of the Cobb's Hill Reservoir, is a breathtaking, undeveloped 100-acre sanctuary filled with large oaks and wildlife in the heart of the city. Walking trails abound and provide hikers with spectacular views. Dogs are welcome on a leash but bikes are prohibited on the trails in the park.
Amenities include: Hiking trails, restored forest, and family walks to learn about Washington Grove's birds, geology and more offered in coordination with Flower City Looking Good.
If you'd like to be kept in the loop on grove updates, issues, or meetings, join the email list.
Lend a hand in the Grove at Volunteer Work Days Through June, 2015!
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Location: Meet at the Nunda entrance
Dress for the weather and bring work gloves
Dates: Saturday, April 18: Removing English Ivy and/or planting
Saturday, May, 2: (Clean Sweep) Invasive removal and/or planting
Thursday, May 14: (Day of Caring) Invasive removal
Saturday, May 30: Invasive removal
Saturday, June, 13: (Feet Fleet sponsored) Trail chipping.
For more information, visit www.cityofrochester.gov/washingtongrove
Shelters & Lodges
Cobbs Hill Park boasts two cabins that the public can reserve. Look into renting the Tay House or Lake Riley Lodge for your next event! Call (585) 428-6755 for availability information.
The Park Avenue and Monroe Avenue neighborhoods are within walking distance from Cobb's Hill. Visit the shops or enjoy a meal at one of the many outdoor cafes.