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

Guided Dog Walk

May 9, 2020
Bring your best friend and join us for a guided dog walk at the park!

Amphibian Adventure

Apr 18, 2020
Come get to know your small, slimy, singing neighbors and pest-eating pals. Hear the chorus of spring and learn about amphibians, search for them, discover how to help them.

Mutt Strut

Apr 19, 2020
First-ever Mutt Strut set for April 19 in Genesee County Park

Pond Discovery

May 2, 2020
Dive into some wild creature encounters!

Wild Turkeys Presentation & Outdoor Hike

May 16, 2020
Did you know turkeys could swim? Join the National Wild Turkey Federation and Women in the Outdoors to learn more cool facts and find out how wild turkeys survive in the wild!

Owl Prowl - The Secret World of Owls

May 16, 2020
Explore the secret world of owls in the forest.

The Fascinating World of Honeybees

Jul 11, 2020
Discover the fascinating world of honeybees and see a live beehive in action!

Nocturnal Fliers: Insects That Go Bump in the Night

Jul 11, 2020
See these mysterious insects up close to identify them and learn cool facts about their natural history!

Turtle Painting Event

Aug 8, 2020
Come meet Ruby the Red-eared Slider. Learn all about her aquatic turtle lifestyle and then watch her create a painting for you to take home!

Buffalo Zoo presents Radical Reptiles

Aug 8, 2020
Reptiles are awesome!! Touch real animal artifacts and know all about the amazing lives of these scaly friends.

Watching Monarch's Migration

Sep 12, 2020
September is Monarch Butterfly migration season. 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 26, 2020
Come explore the active and adventurous sport of Orienteering at the Genesee County Park & Forest!! Learn how to find your way without batteries or a cell phone signal, by using a map and compass! All materials provided, no experience necessary!

8th Anniversary Run for the ACORNS 5k/10k Trail Run/Walk

Oct 4, 2020
It's the 8th Anniversary Run for the ACORNS! This is going to be the best event yet!

The Secret Life of Deer

Nov 14, 2020
Explore the secret life of this familiar animal on a Naturalist-guided hike through the forest and meadow homes of the White-tailed Deer.

Create-A-Critter & Treats for Wildlife

Dec 5, 2020
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!