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Creek, a tributary of Irondequoit Creek in the town of Brighton,
Monroe County. See Map.
The 18 acre Corbett’s Glen Nature Park is a public park
that is owned by the Town of Brighton, and includes waterfalls,
meadows, wetlands, woodlands, and steep slopes. The Town of Brighton
has developed trails and boardwalks throughout the park for public
DO NOT drive your car through the tunnel. You cannot
proceed beyond the end of the tunnel and there is
little room to turn around. Park on Glen Road just
after you turn off of Linden Road and before you
go down the hill and around the curve that leads
to the tunnel (see Map).
The area where you can park is clearly marked. It
is only a short walk (100 yards) from there to the
tunnel and then through the tunnel to the first
Once through the tunnel, you will find the Corbett's
Glen Nature Trail along the north side of Allens
Creek It is a short walk (200 yards) to the second
waterfall. Proceed beyond the waterfall to enter
the magical meadow surrounded by glacial moraine
that is Corbett's Glen.
||Plan 30 minutes
to an hour. There is a pleasant hike around the Corbett's
Glen Nature Trail. Find the start just after you exit
from the tunnel and stay on the north side of Allens
Creek. Continue beyond the second falls into the Corbett's
Glen meadow and then return on a branch trail to the
was recently involved in a controversy between developers
wanting to build a new office park and neighbors and
nature activists trying to prevent it. We believe
involving the Town of Brighton, a private land trust,
and the developers, has resulted in an agreement that
will protect and preserve this small park.
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