Letchworth State Park

Letchworth State Park"The Grand Canyon of the East"

Letchworth State Park is one of our region's crown jewels. The park spans 14 thousand acres along the majestic Genesee River. Its stunning scenery, gorges, miles of trails, swimming pools, and facilities make it a perfect destination. Photographers, families, and outdoor enthusiasts enjoy this year-round vacation spot.

The park is rich with history. Within its borders stand a restored Seneca Indian Council House, the grave of Mary Jemison, "The White Woman of the Genesee," and a Native American history museum. The museum displays exhibits on the evolution of the park, the life of William Pryor Letchworth, and sits adjacent to his home, now the Glen Iris Inn.

Another marvel of the park is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dam at Mount Morris. Built in the late 1940's, the Mount Morris Dam is the largest of its type east of the Mississippi River.

Letchworth State Park can be seen while driving through its scenic roads, on horseback, rafting down the mighty Genesee or floating in a hot air balloon high above the gorge.

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270 Electric Campsites • 80 Cabins
Shelters & Pavilions for reunions & parties
2 Swimming Pools • Glen Iris Inn & Lodge • Picnic Areas
Fishing • 17 Mile-Long Scenic Gorge • 3 Major Waterfalls

Camping available May 9th - October 26th

For more information:
Letchworth State Park

1 Letchworth State Park - Castile, New York 14427
(585) 493-3600


Camping & Cabin Reservations
800-456-CAMP (2267)

Mount Morris Dam & Recreation Center

Off Rt. 408, Mount Morris 14510
(585) 658-4790

The US Army Corps of Engineers built the Mount Morris Dam in the late 1940s to prevent flooding on the lower Genesee River. Today, the dam continues to provide flood protection along 67 miles of the Genesee River Valley from the village of Mount Morris to downtown Rochester where the river enters Lake Ontario.

In addition to public tours of the dam and school programs, the Visitor Center at Mount Morris Dam offers opportunities for everyone to engage and explore.

If you want to get outdoors, this is the place for you! For hiking and biking, the Letchworth Branch of the Finger Lakes Trail passes right through the project and continues 25 miles to Portageville, NY.

After a tour of the dam, school program, hike, or bike relax in one of our picnic shelters and let the kids burn some more energy on the playground.

Call 585-658-4790 to learn more about tour schedules, programs, and recreational opportunities.

Adventure Calls Outfitters Inc.
4 Lower Falls Road (within Letchworth State Park)
Castile 14427
(585) 343-4710 or 888-270-2410