Genesee River Wilds – New York

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Genesee River Wilds in New York StateRegenerate your senses with a day in the beautiful Genesee River Wilds in New York State. Bring your canoe or kayak to any of the following trail heads and you can emerge yourself in the wild and scenic beauty of this great water trail. All locations offer difficulty grade, river, geographical, wildlife, and community information. 12 more water access sites are planned.

Caneadea Access Site
Find the trail head parking lot off Route 19, ¼ mile south of town. This will give you access to a developed launch area with a river stretch of 7 miles to the next access site. Difficult level is rate easy to intermediate at regular water levels.

Genesee River Wilds in New York StateBelfast Access Site
Keep travelling south on Route 19 and turn left on East Hughes Street. Follow the road for ½ mile and find the access point right past the river bridge on your right. This leg of the river is about 7 miles to the next access pint. Difficult level is rate easy to intermediate at regular water levels.

Transit Bridge Access Site
Heading further south on Route 19 turn left on the intersection of County Road 16. Access to the developed river access area is to your immediate right. Float, paddle or kayak 7 miles to the next stop. Difficult level is rate easy to intermediate at regular water levels.

Belmont Access Site
Travel south on Route 19, 1 mile past the town of Belmont turn right on County Road 31A. Travel ½ mile and you will find an undeveloped river access on the left before the bridge.

If you prefer to stay on dry land the Triple Divide Trail System offers corridors with multi-use trails for hiking, bicycling, and other low-impact travel. It extends circa 230 miles from Lake Ontario in Rochester, New York, to the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

Start at the WAG (Wellsville-Addison-Galeton) Trail Head in Island Park off Route 19 and West Dyke Street. The trail follows the Genesee River for 7 miles to Weidrick Road and offers an abundance of wildlife along the way with interpretative signage. This is also a hot spot for anglers – you can catch the best trout in this area. The upper section of the former rail road grade is paved and crossed the old Sinclair Oil Refinery site which has been rehabilitated. From here you will follow a mowed grass path leading into a rustic trail while crossing wooden bridges with beautiful views of the river.

Genesee River Wilds
6087 State Route 19N Suite 100
Belmont, NY 14813
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