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Location: Rochester, Finger Lakes region, Monroe County
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Height: 96 ft.
Access:   car   wheelchair   dog  
Distance: n/a
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Season: year-round
Difficulty: easy
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Lat/Long:43.1614, -77.6135
Directions:From Hwy 490 East in Rochester, take the Plymouth Ave. exit. Turn left on Plymouth Ave., then right on Morrie Silver Way (Platt St.). Follow this street to the end (Browns Race), and find a parking spot along the street (parking may be difficult to find).

The High Falls (or Upper Falls) of the Genesee River in Rochester, New York is a fine waterfall located right smab in the middle of the city. This makes for a rather interesting urban setting for the waterfall view, which I am not sure whether I like or not, but it is quite different, and the falls is certainly a good one.

The falls is visible from the pedestrian-only Pont du Rennes bridge in the Browns Race district. It is impossible to miss it.

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Other waterfalls nearby:
Lower Falls of the Genesee River 1.48 miles
Middle Falls of the Genesee River 3.59 miles

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