Nature/Outdoors | Kids Out and About Rochester

Huckleberry Swamp

Nature preserve located off Route 104: For the preservation of bird and wildlife integrity and conservation of the land they depend on.
Catchpole Road
North Rose , NY
Phone: 585-249-9232
43° 10' 22.5336" N, 76° 55' 36.3072" W

Genesee Country Village & Museum

Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford, NY is the largest living history museum in New York State. Transport yourself back to the 19th century mid-May through mid-October, with special events all year long. Over 60 historic buildings making history come alive! Hours vary seasonally; see website for details.
1410 Flint Hill Road PO Box 310
Mumford , NY , 14511
Phone: (585) 538-6822
42° 59' 33.594" N, 77° 52' 48.4284" W

YMCA Camp Arrowhead

Part of the YMCA of Greater Rochester, Camp Arrowhead features year-round programming for home school kids, summer day camps, group rentals, outdoor education programming, and more.
20 Arrowhead Rd.
Pittsford , NY , 14534
Phone: 585-383-4590
43° 2' 38.544" N, 77° 29' 10.104" W

Wickham Farms

Wickham Farms is a fun place for families to spend an hour, an afternoon or all day! Attractions include a jumping pillow, batting cages, kiddie train ride, a mini golf course, farm animals, and a free weekly storytime. In the Fall, we have a corn maze, hayrides, a u-pick pumpkin patch, and u-pick apple orchard. In our barn, we serve of ice cream, frozen custard and casual meals. We make cookies from scratch and fry our own donuts in the Fall.
1821 Fairport Nine Mile Point Road
Penfield , NY , 14526
Phone: (585) 377-FARM (3276)
43° 9' 4.9608" N, 77° 26' 11.9364" W

Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC)

Immerse yourself in the incredible world of science. Follow your curiosity from the depths of the oceans to the edge of the universe. Push the limits of your imagination to create never-before-seen inventions. All at the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center.
657 East Ave
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585.271.4552
43° 9' 8.9028" N, 77° 35' 14.8092" W

Seneca Park Zoo

Plan a visit to Seneca Park Zoo to surround yourself with wildlife from around the world. Seneca Park Zoo is open 362 days a year and is only closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
2222 St. Paul Street
Rochester , NY , 14621
Phone: 585-336-7200
43° 11' 48.7356" N, 77° 37' 2.8704" W

The Artful Fairy

The Artful Fairy studios are a magical place to get creative! Make a one-of-a-kind miniature garden or terrarium. Feel like painting? We've got a selection of wood and ceramic pieces you can pick and paint! Celebrate your birthday with one of our Fairy, Unicorn, Mermaid or Art party options. Or, take one of our memorable art and garden classes. Looking for Adult fun? Plant~N'~Party is for you! Create succulent gardens in unique containers while you sip delicious beverages. We're Rochester's premiere Plant and Sip company!
90 E. Main St
Victor , NY , 14564
Phone: 585-924-4499
42° 58' 54.6852" N, 77° 24' 27.918" W

Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester

FREE to visit and many opportunities for learning! Pet adoption, farm yard and petting area, humane education, outreach programs and services.
99 Victor Road
Fairport , NY , 14450
Phone: 585-223-1330
43° 3' 39.582" N, 77° 23' 55.3056" W

Bristol Mountain Aerial Adventures

BRISTOL MOUNTAIN AERIAL ADVENTURES INCLUDES MORE THAN 7 CHALLENGE COURSES, 2 KIDS COURSES, AND 125+ ELEMENTS. Watch your kid gain confidence as he or she navigates, balances, and zips their way through the trees. Both courses are located closer to the ground and use a different harness system that is just as safe but less complicated for younger children to use. If your child has any difficulties there are staff members on the course at all times to help them to work through the elements.
5589 South Hill Road
Canandaigua , NY , 14424
Phone: 585-374-1180
42° 44' 36.6936" N, 77° 25' 12.6876" W

Roseland Wake Park

Roseland Wake Park is the best place for people of all skill levels to enjoy wake boarding and other towed water sports. We offer camps, parties, and lessons, and have a full pro shop for all the equipment you need!
250 Eastern Blvd.
Canandaigua , NY , 14424
Phone: (585) 393-9253
42° 52' 46.2216" N, 77° 15' 50.9832" W

Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park

Only a short 30 minutes from Rochester, Sonnenberg Gardens offers enjoyment for all ages in its formal gardens, Victorian mansion, and greenhouse complex. One of the most treasured landmarks of our region, Sonnenberg Gardens greets 35,000 visitors annually and has been doing so since it opened its doors to the public in 1973. Visitors from all over the globe come to enjoy the relaxing nature and beauty of its gardens. Many also come to learn about the history of this unique place and its original owners, Frederick and Mary Clark Thompson. We are open 7 days a week, rain or shine, May 1 through October 31. Hours: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm; extended Summer Hours (Memorial Day – Labor Day): 9:30 am – 5:30 pm.
151 Charlotte Street
Canandaigua , NY , 14424
Phone: (585) 394-4922
42° 53' 53.448" N, 77° 16' 19.4556" W

Stokoe Farms

Pumpkins and lots more fun in the fall from mid-September until the end of October, and fun in the Christmas season with the best Christmas trees in WNY! For over 200 years, the Stokoe family has been cultivating our farming heritage. Step back to a simpler time with your family and take a wagon ride to pick your own special pumpkin or to choose the perfect Christmas tree. Let us help you make memorable Harvest and Christmas traditions will last for generations. Open weekend only, 10am-5pm mid September thru the end of October, and again during the Christmas season.
656 South Road
Scottsville , NY , 14546
Phone: (585) 889-0770
42° 59' 35.466" N, 77° 46' 20.7624" W

The Garden Factory

Garden supplies and LOTS more! Fabulous fall and Halloween festival weekends during the fall, and then a wonderful display for the December holidays.
2126 Buffalo Rd.
Rochester , NY , 14624
Phone: 585.247.6236
43° 8' 55.7268" N, 77° 42' 30.8952" W

Ganondagan State Historic Site

Ganondagan is the only New York State Historic Site dedicated to Native Americans, in particular the Seneca and Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) people, and the only Seneca town developed and interpreted in the United States. Ganondagan is the internationally recognized resource for Haudenosaunee history, culture, and living traditions that express universal ideals of peace, cooperation, and respect for each other, and the natural world. Spanning 569 acres, the Ganondagan experience includes interpreted trails, a full-size Seneca Bark Longhouse, the Seneca Art & Culture Center featuring interactive exhibits, contemporary art, the Iroquois Creation Story film, and gift shop.
Boughton Hill Road 7000 County Road 41
Victor , NY , 14564
Phone: 585-924-5848
42° 57' 39.654" N, 77° 26' 9.69" W

Location:

Total Sports Experience-East Rochester
435 W Commercial St Ste 2
East Rochester, NY, 14445
United States

Phone:

5853922365

2019 Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry and Fossil Show and Sale

Dates: 
10/26/2019
10/27/2019
Time: 
Sat 10a to 6p; Sun 10a to 5p

Location:

2295 State Route 89
Savannah, NY, 13146
United States

Phone:

(315) 365-3588

5th Annual Savannah Arts Festival

Dates: 
09/28/2019
Time: 
10:00 am-5:00 pm

Organization:

Schutt's Apple Mill

Location:

1063 Plank Road
Webster, NY, 14580
United States

Phone:

585.872.2924

Adopt a Tree 2019

Dates: 
09/21/2019
09/22/2019
Time: 
12pm-3pm times may vary

Location:

Gates Assembly
4195 Lyell Road
Rochester, NY, 14606
United States

Phone:

5852860059

Championship Wednesdays- Free Sports League!

Dates: 
09/18/2019
Time: 
6:15 - 8:00 PM

Location:

Adventures & Art
3090 Main St
Caledonia, NY, 14423
United States

Curiosity & Creativity for 3rd-6th

Dates: 
09/24/2019
10/01/2019
10/08/2019
Time: 
1:00-3:00pm

Location:

Adventures & Art
3090 Main St
Caledonia, NY, 14423
United States

Curiosity & Creativity for K-4th

Dates: 
09/26/2019
10/03/2019
10/10/2019
Time: 
1:00-3:00pm

Organization:

Location:

9993 Allegheny Road
Darien Center, NY, 14040
United States

Phone:

585-599-4641

Darien Lake Harvest Fest

Dates: 
09/21/2019
09/22/2019
Time: 
Check website for updated info

Location:

Fairport Junction Festival Site
Liftbridge Lane East
Fairport, NY, 14450
United States

Phone:

585-377-6010

Fairport Scarecrowfest

Dates: 
09/05/2020
Time: 
10am-3pm

Organization:

Shtayburne Farm

Location:

2909 Chase Road
Rock Stream, NY, 14878
United States

Phone:

(315) 270-2249

Fall Family Festival

Dates: 
10/05/2019
Time: 
10:00am-4:00pm

Organization:

Stonehaven Farms

Location:

7388 Guelph Line, RR#3
Campbellville, ON, L0P 1B0
Canada

Phone:

905-878-1870

Fall Family Fun at Stonehaven Farms

Dates: 
09/21/2019
09/22/2019
09/28/2019
Time: 
10 am - 5 pm

Organization:

Location:

625 Broadway
Albany, NY, 12233-1010
United States

Phone:

518-402-4608

Hike With Us - Catskills: North Point

Dates: 
10/19/2019
Time: 
10:00 AM

Organization:

Location:

625 Broadway
Albany, NY, 12233-1010
United States

Phone:

518-402-4608

Organization:

Location:

625 Broadway
Albany, NY, 12233-1010
United States

Phone:

518-402-4608

Hike With Us - Catskills: Trout Pond

Dates: 
10/26/2019
Time: 
10:00 AM

Organization:

Location:

625 Broadway
Albany, NY, 12233-1010
United States

Phone:

518-402-4608

Organization:

Hilton Apple Fest

Location:

Route 18
Hilton, NY
United States

Phone:

(585) 234-3378

Hilton Apple Fest

Dates: 
10/05/2019
10/06/2019
Time: 
Saturday, october 5 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Sunday, october 6 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location:

Alasa Farms
6450 Shaker Rd
Alton, NY, 14413
United States

Phone:

585-310-4ROC

Learn to go Orienteering Clinic at Alasa Farms

Dates: 
10/05/2019
Time: 
11:00am Registration... 12:00pm Starts!

Location:

Powder Mills Park, Pittsford
154 Park Road
Pittsford, NY, 14534
United States

Phone:

585-310-4ROC

Learn to go Orienteering Clinic at Powder Mills Park

Dates: 
09/21/2019
Time: 
Starts: 10-11:00am .....come earlier to register!

Location:

Parkview Lodge, Webster Park
East Lake Road & Holt Road
Webster, NY, 14580
United States

Phone:

585-310-4ROC

Learn to go Orienteering Clinic at Webster Park

Dates: 
10/06/2019
Time: 
9:00am Registration... 10:00am Start!

Location:

24 State St.
Pittsford, NY, 14534
United States

Phone:

585-249-5478

Live Birds of Prey with Wild Wings

Dates: 
10/12/2019
Time: 
2:00-3:00pm

Location:

4050 North St
Blasdell, NY, 14219
United States

Phone:

(716) 627-4560

Monthly Stargazing at Penn Dixie

Dates: 
09/28/2019
10/19/2019
Time: 
varies, see below

Location:

Long Acre Farms
1342 Eddy Rd
Macedon, NY, 14502
United States

Phone:

315-986-4202

Moonlight Mazes

Dates: 
09/21/2019
09/27/2019
09/28/2019
Time: 
Moonlight Mazes

Organization:

Location:

3821 Cory Corners and Marion Walworth Road (Rt 441)
Marion, NY, 14505
United States

Phone:

315-926-0910

Morgan's Farm Market Family Fun Day 2019

Dates: 
10/12/2019
Time: 
10 AM - 2PM

Location:

Montezuma Audubon Center
2295 State Route 89
Savannah, NY, 13146
United States

Phone:

(315) 365-3588

Native Americans of the Finger Lakes

Dates: 
09/21/2019
Time: 
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Location:

Mendon Ponds Park
Clover Street & Canfield Road
Pittsford, NY, 14534
United States

Phone:

585-310-4ROC

Night Orienteering Clinic at Mendon Ponds Park, Stewart Lodge

Dates: 
10/26/2019
Time: 
6:00pm registration.... 6:45pm starts

Organization:

FarmOn! Foundation

Location:

556 Empire Road
Copake, NY, 12516
United States

Phone:

518.329.FARM

NYS BIG APPLE CRUNCH

Dates: 
10/25/2019
Time: 
Anytime before end of day

Location:

7735 St. Rte. 104 East
Oswego, NY, 13126
United States

Phone:

315-343-6328

Ontario Orchards Fall Jamboree

Dates: 
09/21/2019
09/22/2019
Time: 
11 AM - 6 PM

Organization:

Location:

27 Pond Rd.
Honeoye Falls, NY, 14472
United States

Phone:

585-334-7790

OWL PROWLS BEGIN AT WILD WINGS FOR WINTER SEASON!

Dates: 
09/20/2019
09/21/2019
10/25/2019
Time: 
7:00p.m.

Organization:

Schutt's Apple Mill

Location:

1063 Plank Road
Webster, NY, 14580
United States

Phone:

585.872.2924

Pumpkin Painting/Carving

Dates: 
10/11/2019
10/12/2019
10/13/2019
Time: 
12pm

Location:

David Gantt Recreational Center
700 North St
Rochester, NY, 14605
United States

Phone:

585-428-7149

Organization:

Epilepsy-Pralid, Inc.

Location:

2 Townline Circle
Rochester, NY, 14623
United States

Phone:

585-442-6420 x2280

Recreation Respite

Dates: 
09/22/2019
09/28/2019
Time: 
Times Changes, See Details

Location:

Rush, NY Firemen’s Field
1971 Rush-Mendon Road
Rush, NY, 14543
United States

Phone:

585-533-2340

Rush Fall Festival

Dates: 
10/05/2019
Time: 
8 am - 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

5479 NY-96A
Romulus, NY, 14541
United States

Phone:

315.759.8220

Seneca White Deer Fall Festival

Dates: 
10/05/2019
Time: 
11:00am-5:00pm

Organization:

Location:

2887 Royce Rd.
Varysburg, NY, 14167
United States

Phone:

585-535-4100

Wild Game Safari Tours at Hidden Valley

Dates: 
09/20/2019
09/21/2019
09/22/2019
Time: 
10am

Organization:

Location:

825 Atlantic Avenue (Route 286)
Walworth, NY, 14568
United States

Phone:

(315) 524-3823

You Pick Apples at G and S Orchards

Dates: 
09/21/2019
09/22/2019
09/28/2019
Time: 
Saturday - Sunday 10:00am to 3:00pm Columbus Day 10:00am to 3:00pm