Letchworth State Park
Geneseo, NY

About Letchworth State Park

Lake Side Rating
  • Exploring the many vistas at Letchworth

  • Many smaller waterfalls in the parks

  • Exploring the many vistas at Letchworth

  • The massive waterfalls at Middle Falls

  • Lots of hiking trails in Letchworth

  • Endless stone paths and staircases

  • Many smaller waterfalls in the parks

  • Recreation building

  • Lots of historical stone buildings

  • Site 117

  • Typical landscape in the campground

  • Site 308

Letchworth State Park, renowned as the "Grand Canyon of the East," is one of the most scenically magnificent areas in the eastern U.S. The Genesee River roars through the gorge, over three major waterfalls, between cliffs as high as 600 feet in some places. The river's cliffs are surrounded by lush forests. Hikers can choose among 66 miles of hiking trails. Trails are also available for horseback riding, biking, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing. Letchworth offers nature, history and performing arts programs, guided walks and tours, a summer lecture series, whitewater rafting, kayaking, hot air ballooning, and two pools for swimming. Winter activities include snow tubing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and horse-drawn sleigh rides. Letworth offers 269 campsites. None are on the water. All sites are electric. Letchworth State Park, is located in the Genesee River gorge 35 miles south of Rochester.

Letchworth Quick Peek 

Overview
  1. Located in the Genesee River gorge, 35 miles south of Rochester
  2. 269 campsites, 257 are reservable, all are electric
  3. Letchworth State Park, renowned as the 'Grand Canyon of the East'
  4. enjoy the sites of 3 major waterfalls, the huge gorge, 66 miles of hiking trails, and whitewater rafting
Campground Feature Summary
    Pool. Easy access sites. Electric sites. Large RV friendly sites. Large flat sites not directly by the water. Deep sites set back from the road. Large semi-private sites. Mainly level sites. Fairly shaded sites. Partially shady sites. Semi-wooded. Very shaded sites. Very wooded. Semi-private sites.

Camping Fees

$25/night non-electric, add $6 for electric sites
Weekend/Holiday surcharge $4/night
Out of state patrons surcharge $5/night

Camping Season Dates

Fri May 6, 2016 thru Sun Oct 16, 2016
Fri May 5, 2017 thru Sun Oct 15, 2017

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