The Monroe County Parks Department is comprised of dedicated staff working with community partners in effectively and efficiently providing an array of park services. This ensures that everyone may enjoy recreational and educational opportunities while treasuring the natural, zoological, horticultural, historical and geological features of the Monroe County Parks System.
Parks Announcements & News
The Monroe County Parks Department is closed as of 11am on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014.
Skiing at Powder Mills Park is closed for the season, as of Tuesday, March 11th.
Skiing at Northampton Park will close for the season as of Sunday, March 16th. This is subject to change without notice.
Off-leash Dog Parks March On-Site Registration Hours
- Sunday, March 23rd, 1-3pm, Greece Canal Park, in the Park Office.
- *Please note: All new registrations will be good until the end of 2014.
- **Please note: You must bring documentation of the dog's license from your town of residence (not the metal tag) and of the dog's rabies vaccination from your veterinarian or clinic. We can photograph the originals if you do not have copies for us to keep.
The 5th annual Pick Up the Parks Event is Saturday, April 26th, 2014 from 9am-noon (cleanup) and noon-2pm (Thank You Picnic).
ICE SKATING CONDITIONS AS OF TUESDAY, MARCH 11th, 2014 AT 12:30pm
Ice skating is closed at Churchville, Ellison, and Highland Parks today, due to the recent warm temperatures. With the snowfall that is forecasted, the rinks are not likely to re-open at least until Thursday, if at all.
Ice skating rinks at all 3 parks will likely close for the season as of Sunday, March 16th.
*See Winter Activities for more details.
All athletic fields in the Monroe County Parks are closed for use during the month of March and into early April. Fields will be open for use as of Sunday, April 6th, 2014.
Winter Activities in the Monroe County Parks
*These activities are done at your own risk.
We all love our parks. Please help protect our parks and be responsible caretakers when enjoying the great outdoors.
Monroe County Emerald Ash Borer Task Force (MCEABTF) Information
The Monroe County Parks Department, in cooperation with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation coordinates the MCEABTF. This is a volunteer organization of forestry professionals, scientists, natural resource managers, local officials, and private citizens. MCEABTF has organized to facilitate a science-based response to the economic, ecological, and public safety impacts within the forests and communities of Monroe County.