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All Monroe County Park’s lodges, shelters, will tentatively be reopening on July 1st, 2020. All reservations for the foreseeable future must comply with New York State guidelines and limitations concerning social distancing, including but not limited to limitations on number of people to gather. As of June 22nd 2020, we have begun taking new reservations with restrictions. To make a reservation use our online system or call our office at 585-753-7275.

All lodge/shelter reservations through June 30th, 2020 have been or are currently being cancelled. If your reservation falls into that time period and was cancelled by our staff you will be receiving a full refund.   Any cancellation requests for dates after June 30th should be e-mailed to MCParks@monroecounty.gov for consideration.  Camping is now open for reservations with COVID-19 restrictions. Playgrounds are now open. Please check back for future updates.

Greece Canal Park

Image of Trees at Greece Canal ParkPark Information

This 577 acre park is ideal for hiking, bird watching and cross-country skiing. The park also has a softball diamond, soccer field,  tennis/pickleball courts, playgrounds and a youth camping area.  It has one of our two legal off-leash Dog Parks in the County Park system.   

Location and Directions

Greece Canal Park is located in the western portion of the county in the Town of Greece, south of Route 104 (Ridge Road), north of the NYS Barge Canal. Enter the park at 241 Elmgrove Road.

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Common Recreation Activities at Greece Canal Park

  • Biking (no off-road cycling)
  • Birdwatching
  • Camping (for youth groups/Scouts and by reservation only)
  • Cross-Country Skiing (non-groomed)
  • Dog Park (registration required)
  • Fishing- Fishing is allowed in Greece Canal Park as long as those fishing are following NYS Department of Environmental Conservation guidelines and rules and have the required licenses. 
  • Geo-caching (approximately 17 caches)
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Lodges and Shelter for Rent
  • Pickleball (seasonal)- nets are up for the season from May 1st until October 31st
  • Playground
  • Snowshoeing
  • Soccer
  • Tennis (seasonal)- nets are up for the season from May 1st until October 31st

Rules and Regulations

  • Greece Canal Park has a carry in-carry out rule, which means you must take all your garbage with you for disposal after leaving the park.
  • All pets must be leashed and you are responsible for cleaning up after them.

Image of Water at Greece Canal ParkLodges and Shelters

Greece Canal Park offers three lodges and one shelter for rent.

Each lodge includes an oven, refrigerator, folding tables & chairs, and indoor, flush toilet facilities. Outside, they have a charcoal grill, though the charcoal is not provided. The open-air shelter holds 80 people, has picnic tables, a grill, and electricity.

For information and reservations please call 585 753-7275 or go to our Online Lodge & Shelter Reservation System.

Restrooms

There are two public restrooms located in Greece Canal Park; one is located near the Millennium Lodge and the other is located near the Towpath Shelter.  They are open seasonally from May 1st until October 31st.  Both are flush toilets and handicap accessible. See the park map for specific locations.

Playgrounds

There are two playgrounds in Greece Canal Park, one next to the Millennium Lodge and the other between the Rotary Lodge and the Towpath Shelter.  See the park map for specific locations.

Athletic Fields

Greece Canal Park has one softball field and one soccer field, near Millennium Lodge, that are available for rent. Click here for the Special Use Application or call 585 753-PARK (7275) for more information.

  • We start accepting Special Use Field Applications for the upcoming year on the last Friday in January at 8:30am.

There are also 3 tennis courts that are also lined for Pickleball.  These courts are located next to Millennium Lodge.

See the park map for specific locations.

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