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Rock City Park

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Fun field trip for the kids

Always a great place to visit! It is fun walking through looking at the rock formations, trying to... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Olean, New York
via mobile
Mother Nature does it again!

Heard about this hideaway in the southern tier of WNY. Cost is $5 (cheap!) You follow a trail... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Mark B
Buffalo, New York
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All reviews gift shop day trip great place to visit huge boulders beautiful scenery cool place awesome place fun hike small children fresh air the owner road trip old school my parents nature hike bring hiking shoes problems walking
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Always a great place to visit! It is fun walking through looking at the rock formations, trying to see the old man in the rock. Then walk through again to enjoy the beauty all around you. The people in charge of Rock City Park are...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank D6627ZPaaronc
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Heard about this hideaway in the southern tier of WNY. Cost is $5 (cheap!) You follow a trail marked by orange markers attached to trees in, around, under, and over huge boulders. At one point you have to turn sideways to squeeze through. We went...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark B
Reviewed 29 October 2018

this is one of those hidden gems that is so unique to visit. the rock formations are huge, fascinating, and at times breath taking. The trails take you right next to them and offer staggering views and great pictures!. We had no problems walking the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ImaBlueman
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We heard about this from friends and decided to give it a try on a hot July day. We watched to 70's video first before taking our tour. My daughter-in law loved being the tour guide. It was a fun day at a very reasonable...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank majorkm
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Really enjoyed hiking the trails through the beautiful rock formations and enjoyed the history of the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank susieqw3
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This "old school" tourist attraction south of Ocean NY was interesting but much smaller than I was expecting. It is not a destination in itself (unless you live nearby) but you can link a visit to other attractions in the nearby Southern Tier. It costs...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Fondue4two
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great place for a summer trip but you really need to take a camera and go up there in the fall. It would be a great place for senior ,engagement , or wedding photos .

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank johnlongshot
Reviewed 23 August 2018

the owner ,an older gentlemen highlighted the attractions there, great time with my grandson, wife & daughter

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Terry F
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Very nice views from the top of the rocks. Head down the steps into the large boulders. Lots of fun formations. Path is marked well. Kids will enjoy.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Deb H
Reviewed 20 August 2018

As a child, 50+ years ago, climbing all over these rocks. It's such an unusual place that you can't find anywhere else in the region. If you are an outdoor photographer, this is an awesome place to capture incredible scenes.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dick W
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1 May 2018|
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Response from Northruj | Reviewed this property |
Rock City Park Opened up as of May 1st. Their hours are 9am to 6pm Monday through Sunday. I hope you wear comfortable shoes for hiking, picnic lunch. Ground maybe wet in some areas between the rocks. Bring a camera or your... More
Amy R
27 August 2017|
Response from Wonderful-Joy | Reviewed this property |
They have a lot of minerals and such in display cases - an hour perhaps unless the children have a great interest in minerals and gems. Plus they will have additional vendors. Normally, you can tour their collection without... More
Pat T
16 May 2017|
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Response from Scott J | Reviewed this property |
I believe there are a few grills and there are a few places near the parking lot that you can set up. There are not grills or places within the park.