Visit the oldest county forest in New York State! With outstanding, well maintained trails and a beautiful interpretive center, this park is well worth a visit. 431 acres of rolling hills, self-guided hiking, playgrounds, ball fields, a toboggan hill, picnic pavilions available for rent, and restrooms with flush toilets and running water. Open daily, year-round. Read more about Genesee County parks and Paul Osborn, parks supervisor, here.  

Hours of Operation

May - Sept: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Oct - April: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact Us

11095 Bethany Center Road
East Bethany, NY 14054
P: 585-344-1122

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Upcoming Events

Night Sky Tour & Stargazing

Aug 9, 2019
Enjoy the view of a dark night sky at the Genesee County Park & Forest!

Watching Monarchs

Sep 7, 2019
September is Monarch Butterfly migration season in NYS. Learn about the fascinating lives of these large butterflies and find out what people are doing to help them.

Orienteering with the Rochester Orienteering Club

Sep 14, 2019
Learn how to find your way without batteries or a cell phone signal- using a map and compass!

Harvest Moon Hike

Sep 14, 2019
Enjoy the forest at twilight as this bright moon rises in the sky.

7th Anniversary Run for the ACORNS

Oct 6, 2019
It's the 7th Anniversary Run for the ACORNS! This is going to be the best event yet!

Full Moon Owl Prowl

Oct 12, 2019
Explore the secret world of owls on a full moon night.

Birdwatching with Project Feederwatch

Nov 9, 2019
Feeding birds in winter is fun!!


Dec 7, 2019
Meet us in the activity room of the Nature Center for an eclectic spread of craft materials gathered from nature. Use your creativity- and some glue- to put it all together!