Harriett Hollister Spencer State Recreation Area (42.694424, -77.525795)

The Harriett Hollister Spencer State Recreation Area is located at the South end of Honeoye Lake. On a clear day, you can see the Xerox Tower.  The park is a favorite spot for cross country skiers because it often has more snow than other spots around Rochester.

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Directions:

From Springwater: Head north on 15A for 0.8 miles from the intersection with 15. Turn right on Wheaton Hill Rd (CR 16) to  the top of the hill.  Turn left on Wetmore Rd which becomes Canadice Hill Rd at Town Line Rd.  Continue on Canadice Hill Rd for 1.6 miles.  The parking lot in on the right.

From Honeoye:  Head south on CR 37 from Rt 20A.  At the church, where CR 37 turns right, continue straight on Canadice Hill Rd.  When Ross Rd bears to the right, continue straight on Canadice Hill Rd to Harriett Hollister Spencer.  The parking lot in on the left (total of 6.9 miles from Rt 20A).

From Rochester: Take I390 South to Exit 11 (Rush).  Turn left onto NY 15 S, then left onto NY 251 E toward Rush.  Turn right onto 15A and follow 15A for 15 miles through Hemlock.  Turn left on US 20A.  After several hills, turn right onto CR 37.  After 3.7 miles CR 37 turns right, but you should continue straight ahead on Canadice Hill Rd. After 2.4 miles, Ross Rd bears to the right, but again, you should continue straight ahead on Canadice Hill Rd toward Harriett Hollister. The parking lot is on the left about 0.6 miles from the intersection.

From Naples: Take Clark St, CR 36 north from Rt 21.  Follow CR 36 for 12.3 miles. Turn left on Jersey Hill Rd.  At the top of the hill, turn left on CR 37.  Continue straight ahead for 4.2 miles.  The parking lot is on the left.

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