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Harriet Hollister Spencer State Rec Area
Copyright: - New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation
Harriet Hollister Spencer State Rec Area
Description - Located along SR 37, this day use park offers limited amenities. Folks enjoy picnicking, hiking, cross-country skiing and biking trails. Deer hunting is permitted in season. Small game hunting is not permitted at any time. The park is open year-round.

Attractions - This recreation site is in the heartland of New York between Honeoye and Canadice Lakes. Folks regularly use this site for its trails which include walking paths, a bike route and cross-country skiing opportunities. Picnicking is also a popular pastime. Hunting for white-tailed deer is popular, however, small game hunting is prohibited. The park is open year-round.

Recreation - Hiking, bicycling, cross-country skiing, hunting for deer and picnicking are the recreations enjoyed at Harriet Hollister Spencer Recreation Area.

Climate - This area experiences average January temperatures above 22 degrees Fahrenheit (above -6 degrees Celsius). It is important to note that it receives some of the heaviest snowfalls in the nation. Summer temperatures average around 72 degrees Fahrenheit (around 22 degrees Celsius). Precipitation in the region ranges from less than 36 inches to approximately 40 inches of rain and snowmelt.

Location - Harriet Hollister Recreation Area lies south between Honeoye and Canadice Lakes along Candice Hill Road / SR 37.


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Filed By: Ted K. (rochester , New York)
Number of People Encountered: 50+ ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Neutral
Report: There was a cross country ski race today January 7th that I was in thats why there was alot of people . The conditions are good wax your ski's for high humidty low temps . There was plety of snow . Though with the wind chill it was -18 celsius with the wind chill so drees in layers happy skiing it great .

Filed By: Steve & Kathy (Rochester, NY)
Number of People Encountered: 11-25 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: XC skiing- conditions excellent 2-16-03. Problems- no park maps you can carry, and the posted one seems to have mistakes. Not an ideal location to learn to ski, it's better if you have some ability


More Information

Contact Information:
Harriet Hollister Spencer State Rec Area, 10820 Route 36 South , Dansville, NY, 14437, Phone: 716-335-8111

Additional Information:
Finger Lakes Travel Region - Glacial ice sheets deepened the earth becoming a basin with soil and rock deposits forming natural dams allowing glacial melts to fill what is now known as Finger Lakes.
New York State Parks - The New York Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation offers 152 parks, 35 historic sites and 27 golf courses for all tastes, ages and abilities.

Links:
New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation - Official agency Website

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