Best Of Rochester: Recreation 

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ILLUSTRATION BY JACOB WALSH.

And the winners are...

Best Biking Trail

WINNER
Erie Canalway Path

FINALISTS
Genesee Riverway Trail | Tryon Park | Auburn Trail

Best Bowling

WINNER
Radio Social

FINALISTS
L&M Lanes | Okay Beer Co. | Domm’s Bowling Center

Best Camp for Kids

WINNER
Girls Rock! Rochester

FINALISTS
Genesee Country Village & Museum | Stella Maris | Creative Themes | Greater Rochester YMCA

Best Cross-Country Skiing

WINNER
Mendon Ponds Park

FINALISTS
Bristol Mountain | Harriet Holister | Durand Eastman | Cummings Nature Center

Best Day Hike

WINNER
Letchworth State Park

FINALISTS
Corbett’s Glen Nature Park | Chimney Bluffs State Park | Mendon Ponds Park

Best Family Day Trip

WINNER
Letchworth State Park

FINALISTS
Genesee Country Village & Museum | Strong Museum | Seabreeze

Best Dog Park

WINNER
Ellison Park

FINALISTS
Cobbs Hill Park | Spring Lake | Better Together

Best Family Friendly Attraction

WINNER
Strong National Museum of Play

FINALISTS
Genesee Country Village & Museum | Seabreeze | Seneca Park Zoo

Best Guided Tour

WINNER
Mount Hope Cemetery

FINALISTS
Genesee Country Village & Museum | Landmark Society | Susan B. Anthony House

Best Local Sports Team

WINNER
Rochester Amerks

FINALISTS
Rochester Red Wings | Roc City Roller Derby | Flower City Union

Best Outdoor Swimming

WINNER
Canandaigua Lake

FINALISTS
Durand Eastman Beach | Hamlin Beach State Park | Stony Brook State Park

Best Pick-up Basketball

WINNER
Cobbs Hill Park

FINALISTS
Merriman Park | Rochester Sports Garden | JCC

Best Pickleball Courts

WINNER
Dinkers Pickleball Club

FINALISTS
Charlotte Beach | Irondequoit Rec Center | Shadow Lake

Best Stargazing Spot

WINNER
Mendon Ponds Park

FINALISTS
Cobbs Hill Park | Durand Beach | Webster Park

Best Sledding Hill

WINNER
Highland Park

FINALISTS
Cobbs Hill Park | Ellison Park | Mendon Ponds Park

Best Place to People Watch

WINNER
Rochester Public Market

FINALISTS
Java’s | Lux Lounge | Wegmans

Best Place to Play Pool

WINNER
Dicky’s Corner Pub

FINALISTS
Joey’s | Bachelor Forum | Marshall Street

Best Karaoke Night

WINNER
ROAR

FINALISTS
Lux Lounge | Firehouse Saloon | Bachelor Forum

Best Trivia Night

WINNER
ROAR

FINALISTS
Radio Social | Nine Maidens

Best Place to Take a First Date

WINNER
Playhouse // Swillburger

FINALISTS
Caramel Bakery & Bar | The Little Theatre | Radio Social

Best Public Golf Course

WINNER
Durand Eastman Park

FINALISTS
Genesee Valley Park | Shadow Lake | Ravenwood

Best Public Park

WINNER
Highland Park

FINALISTS
Cobbs Hill Park | Durand Eastman | Mendon Ponds Park

Best Weekend Getaway (within 3 hours)

WINNER
Finger Lakes

FINALISTS
Ithaca | Skaneateles | Niagara-on-the-Lake

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