Reading a story with the kids is a walk in the park - Literally! Check out these parks that have a story trails along their paths. Be sure to stop at the playground after! Happy Reading!
Frank Baker Park
Buffalo Street Canandaigua, NY 14424
This story path stretches across a 1/3 mile loop at Frank Baker Park in Canandaigua. It is stroller and bike friendly! There is a nearby playground so be sure to plan both into your visit!
Greece Town Hall Campus
3 Vince Tofany Blvd, Rochester, NY 14612
The Greece Town Hall Campus is a child's wonderland! It has a beautiful and imaginative playground as well as a nearby splash pad (currently open to residents only). The recreation center has an abundance of open gym programs for little ones and the library is a short walk away. Right behind the fenced in playground you will see a path around the pond. Along this path is a children's story! f you continue on the trail around the pound, tennis court and playground, it is just under half a mile.
Wegman Road Park
510 Wegman Rd, Rochester, NY 14624
Directly behind the playground at Wegman Rd Park in Gates is a ~1/8 mile loop for kids to run and bike around. Just recently a story trail was installed around this loop! The current story on display is "Amazing Grace" by Mary Hoffman. (September 2020)
Palmyra Community Story Walk
402 E Main St, Palmyra, NY 14522
Here is a fantastic little spot amongst mature trees near the creek behind the local library. The stories are updated on a regular basis so you never know which characters will be featured. Stop by the library or splash in the nearby creek when storytime is over!
Water St Clyde, NY 14433
Tucked into the eastern corner of Lauraville Landing Park (Nearest the parking lot) you will find a educational story trail! The current story discusses the life cycle of a butterfly. This trail is well shaded by overhanging trees, and even runs along the Erie Canal. Be sure to enjoy the playground after!
Macedon Story Book Trail
Canal Lock 30, Macedon, NY
This is a adorable trail along the canal where you can view the story, watch passing boats and check out the Butterfly Trail which runs parallel to it!
The Granary Trail at Fort Hill
The Granary Trail at Fort Hill, Victor, NY 14564