Rochester's High Falls

9 Stops
Duration: 00:40:00
Distance: 1287

Take a guided audio tour around High Falls, which powered the early development of Rochester. Explore the site of Rochester's early industrial development, where races diverted water from above the falls and turned waterwheels that were used to feed flour mills. Hear about the final jump of Sam Patch, the first person to successfully jump Niagara Falls. You'll get a spectacular view of the falls from a pedestrian bridge, which spans the Genesee River.

Parking is available at High Falls Garage, located at 262 State Street. A free parking lot with a limited number of spaces is located at High Falls Terrace Park on St. Paul Street.

The content for this tour, which is narrated by Howard Decker, was created by Greentopia, which is developing an EcoDistrict in the High Falls neighborhood. To learn more about Greentopia, tap: https://greentopia.org/

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