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Hemlock Lake South Boat Launch

Click the map for directions from Google.

Click the map for directions from Google.

The south boat launch is about half a mile north of a DEC parking area located at the south end of the Hemlock Lake off of Rt 15A on the west side of the road.    From the road you will see a boat launch sign for the entrance, which is directly across 15A from the Reynolds Gull Parking Lot.

At the boat launch, you can drive down to the water to unload your boat, but parking is up above the road. If the launch area lot is full, the large lot at 15A is available.

From Springwater: Follow 15A North from Springwater for 2.3 miles.  Turn left into the parking area, then an immediate right to head down the access road. In about half a mile, the launch is on the left, and the parking area is on the right. 

From the Wheaton Hill / 15A intersection: Follow 15A North for 1.5 miles from Wheaton Hill. Turn left into the parking area, then an immediate right to head down the access road. In about half a mile, the launch is on the left, and the parking area is on the right. 

Heading north on 15A. Parking area is on the left.

Heading north on 15A. Parking area is on the left.

From the Johnson Hill / Old Bald Hill Rd South / 15A intersection: Follow 15A South for 0.3 miles.  Turn right into the parking area, then an immediate right to head down the access road. In about half a mile, the launch is on the right o the parking area, then an immediate right to head down the access road. In about half a mile, the launch is on the left, and the parking area is on the right. 

From Rochester: Follow East Henrietta Road (15A) south towards Springwater. 24 miles south of Rush, as you approach the south end of Hemlock Lake you will see a boat launch sign for Hemlock Lake. Turn right into the parking area, then an immediate right to head down the access road. In about half a mile, the launch is on the left, and the parking area is on the right. .

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Springwater Trail at Sugarbush Hollow – Pardee Hollow Entrance – Directions

Directions to the Springwater Trail at Sugarbush Hollow entrance on Pardee Hollow Rd.

From Springwater: go North of 15A for .8mi from the light. Turn right on Wheaton Hill Rd (see the maple sign  ). At the tee, at the top of the hill, turn right onto Wetmore Rd. Bear right on Tabors Corner Rd. After 1.8 miles, turn left on Pardee Hollow Rd . Turn right at the tee to stay on Pardee Hollow Rd. Pass Coates Rd intersection, then the Sugar House on the left. Park on the west (right) side of Pardee Hollow Rd below the pond.

From Wayland: take Rt 21N for 5.6 miles. Turn left on Co Rd 38 (Garling House Rd AKA Rowe Rd). Take the first left onto Pardee Hollow Rd and continue for 3.2 miles. Park on the west side (left) of Pardee Hollow Rd just before the pond and the Sugar House.

From Honeoye: take W Lake Rd south. Turn right onto French Hill Rd. At the tee (at Dug Rd) turn right to stay on French Hill Rd. Take the first left on Garlinghouse/Atlanta Rd. Go Right on Pardee Hollow Rd and continue for 3.2 miles. Park on the west side (left) of Pardee Hollow Rd just before the pond and the Sugar House.

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Rob’s Trail Parking Lot – West side of 15A – Directions

Rob’s Trail is located near the top of Bald Hill between Springwater and Hemlock NY. There are two parking lots, one on the west side of Rt 15A just north of Old Bald Hill Rd South. The other is on the east side of 15A (actually off of Old Bald Hill South). There is a connecting trail between the two parking lots – please watch for traffic while crossing 15A.

From Springwater:  Take Rt 15A north.  In 6.1 miles, the parking lot is on the left just after the north end of Old Bald Hill Rd South.

From Hemlock: Take Rt 15A south.  At 4.7 miles south of the 20A/15A intersection south of Hemlock, the parking lot is on the right.

 

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Avon Greenway Hike – April 24, 2016

Directions to the 23 Genesee St in Avon NY for the Avon Preservation and Historical Society presentation at 2:00PM

AvonOperaBlockFrom Springwater: Take NY-15A North to Lima.  Turn left on NY-5 and US-20. In 6.9 miles at the traffic circle in Avon, take the 3rd exit onto Genesee St.  Park anywhere available. The Opera Block Town Hall is on the right side of Genesee St.

From Springwater via NY 15: Take NY-15 North through Livonia and Lakeville. Turn left onto Rts 5&20 and cross over I-390. In 3.3 miles at the traffic circle in Avon, take the 3rd exit onto Genesee St.  Park anywhere available. The Opera Block Town Hall is on the right side of Genesee St.

From Rochester: Take I-390 South to Exit 10.  Turn right onto Rts 5 & 20. In 2.5 miles at the traffic circle in Avon, take the 3rd exit onto Genesee St.  Park anywhere available. The Opera Block Town Hall is on the right side of Genesee St.

Directions to Berry’s Park for the Hike Meetup at 3:15PM

Berrys Park Avon

From Springwater: Take NY-15A North to Lima.  Turn left on NY-5 and US-20. In 6.9 miles at the traffic circle in Avon, take the 2nd exit to stay on 5&20.  In 0.7 miles, just before the Genesee River, the parking area is on the left.

From Springwater via NY 15: Take NY-15 North through Livonia and Lakeville. Turn left onto Rts 5&20 and cross over I-390. In 3.3 miles at the traffic circle in Avon, take the 2nd exit to stay on 5&20.  In 0.7 miles, just before the Genesee River, the parking area is on the left.

From Rochester: Take I-390 South to Exit 10.  Turn right onto Rts 5 & 20. In 2.5 miles at the traffic circle in Avon, take the 2nd exit to stay on 5&20.  In 0.7 miles, just before the Genesee River, the parking area is on the left.

From Genesee St: Get back onto the traffic circle (follow road signs) and go all the way around the circle and exit onto W Main St, Rts 5 & 20.  In 0.7 miles, just before the Genesee River, the parking area is on the left.

To Avon Driving Park at the west end of Spring St in Avon for the After Hike pot luck at 5:45pm

Avon Driving Park

From Berry’s Park: Turn right (East) on Rts 5&20. Take the first right onto River St. In 0.7 miles, turn right onto Spring St.  The park is at the end of Spring St.

From I-390 Exit 10: Head west on Rts 5 & 20. In 2.5 miles at the traffic circle in Avon, take the 2nd exit to stay on 5&20.  In 0.3 miles, turn left onto Wadsworth Ave.  In 0.6 miles, turn right onto Spring St.  The park is at the end of Spring St.