Rochester, NY

Mendon Ponds Park

A 2,500 park in Monroe County, about 20 minutes south of Rochester. This is a a great opportunity for some trail running and is popular with high school and college teams. There are several marked loops and also some good hills. In winter, the area is popular for nordic skiing.

The park map shows several loop opportunities. The Quaker Pond loop is 2.7 miles and moderate difficulty. There are also good meadow loops. For a challenge, tackle the East and West Esker loops.

Essentials
  • Several wonderful loop opportunities.
  • Hilly
  • Multiple entrances to the park
  • Multiple entrances to the park