Start the New Year right by getting outdoors on January 1st. Join this 1st Day Event on the Greenway offered by the Genesee Valley Greenway State Park (GVGSP) and the Friends of the Genesee Valley Greenway (FOGVG).
This FREE EVENT is a great activity for the entire family and leashed pets are allowed to join the fun. Preregistration is not required. Dress weather appropriate and please follow all current Covid-19 guidelines appropriate for indoor and outdoor activity. If there is snow, feel free to bring snowshoes or skis. In case of severe weather, a posting will be made on the “Genesee Valley Greenway State Park” Facebook page advising cancellation.
Try out the recently reopened section of the Genesee Valley Greenway State Park in Scottsvile, just 10 miles south of downtown Rochester! Ride your bike from Genesee Valley Park or drive to Scottsville and utilize the Canawaugus Park lot or nearby municipal parking on Main Street. This self-guided walk/ hike/ride starts out at the Oatka Creek “George” Bridge and heads south along the newly resurfaced Greenway to the Lehigh Valley Trail and Genesee River bridge overlook, approximately a 5-mi round trip.
From 8:00-3:00, the Artisan Coffeehouse of Scottsville will be open for cocoa, breakfast sand-wiches, hot soup, subs and drinks (2 Main St, just 700 ft from the Canawaugus Park Trail -head). Stop by the coffeehouse between 11 – 2 pm for free s’mores, a quick warm-up around the fire pit, and restrooms.