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||Chimney Bluffs is on the
east side of Sodus Bay. This is not a waterfall,
but it is a natural wonder! It is a glacial moraine
which has been eroded into a series of knife-edge
Rochester, take Route 104 east toward
Sodus. Past Sodus, turn north onto
Route 14 and go about .8 mile to a small
hamlet of Alton and turn right so that
you are going east on County Road 143.
Follow 143 for 5 miles until you reach
Morell Road and turn left.
Morrell Road 1.1 miles to Lummisville
Rd. (Cty Rd 155) and turn left. Follow
Lummisville Rd. 1 mile to East Bay Road
and turn right and go north for 2.7 miles
to the intersection of E. Bay Rd. and
Garner Rd. Veer to the right on E. Bay
Rd. and continue one mile to the shore
of Lake Ontario.
is a parking area at the end of the road.
(Do not follow E.Bay Road east along
Bluffs is a special treat. There are ways
for young and old to enjoy the beauty
of this park.
are sufficient for navigating the paths
along the shore or in the woods.
will have many choices for hiking
and plenty of vista spots for a picnic.
Our favorite stopping places did not have
picnic tables so take along your own ground
full hike can be enjoyed either by following
the cliff top for the first half and returning
along the beach, or by following the beach
for the first half and then returning
on the path along the top of the hill.
either case, be sure hike onto the bluffs
between the fins.
full circuit can be done in an hour but
you can just as easily spend 2 hours or
more by enjoying the side trips.
||The shore is
rocky but swimming is possible.
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