6575 4th Section Rd.
Brockport, NY 14420
Phone: (585) 637-3157
Fax: (585) 637-0434
Parkside Whispering Pines is located at Monroe County, New York. This miniature golf course was once known as Tall Maples Miniature Golf Course. This national historic district was built in 1930 C.E and is a rare example of miniature golf courses. It got added to the National Registrar of Historic Places on December 31, 2002.
A downhill ride in uniquely designed snow tubes is what snow tubing is all about. PolarWave Snowtubing Park arranges for such snow tubing events, complete with music and refreshments. You can make group as well as individual reservations to enjoy this fun trip down the 'chutes'. The park organizes holiday parties, reunions, corporate events as well as parties for senior citizens. Call for snow tubing hours as they vary according to weather conditions.
Established in 1923, Monroe Golf Club is one of Western New York's leading private clubs. It features an award winning golf course designed by the renowned Donald Ross. One of the most picturesque and challenging courses, it hosts national sporting events such as the New York State Men’s Amateur, Wegmans LPGA Championship and Monroe Invitational Championship. Their elegant clubhouse is an ideal venue for wedding receptions and special functions.
This 431-acre park is located on land that once was owned by the county "poor house" in the late 1800s. It is the first and oldest county forest in the state. The park has gently rolling hills and five small ponds. There are six miles of trails that can be used for hiking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. There are also snowmobile trails. The trail system also has Braille and large-print signs. The interpretive center has many hands-on exhibits for children. Other park amenities include picnic tables, grills, horseshoe pits, volleyball nets, playground equipment and baseball fields. - Christine A. Smyczynski
This 11,000-acre wildlife refuge, which is situated in both Genesee and Orleans Counties, is the largest wildlife refuge in New York State. Known locally as the "Alabama Swamps" because it's located within the town of Alabama, it has wooded swamps, marshland, pastures, and cropland. It is a sanctuary for migrating waterfowl and home to 10 different species of duck, as well as fox and deer. There are three nature trails, along with four overlooks. In the winter the trails can be used for cross-country skiing. Fishing is also permitted on the refuge; catch northern pike, blue gill, yellow perch, white perch and carp, to name a few. - Christine A. Smyczynski