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Cobb's Hill Park and Washington Grove

80 Culver Road
Rochester, NY 14620
United States

Cobb's Hill Park

Cobb's Hill Park features 109 acres of beauty, recreation, and scenic trails. At the park's highest point, walking trails and scenic vistas offer some 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 birdwatchers, sports leagues, picnicking families, etc. 

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
  • Playground (5-12) and teen fitness court 
  • Washington Grove- a unique old growth forest with winding trails and plenty of nature to explore. 
  • Lodges- Lake Riley Lodge & Tay House Lodge.  Learn more at:/node/1946


Washington Grove  

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. Hiking trails abound and provide community members with an immersive experience among the old growth trees. The City stewards this invaluable asset in partnership with the Friends of Washington Grove. Dogs are welcome but must be on a leash. Bikes are strictly prohibited on the trails in the park.