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Mendon Ponds Park

Mendon and Pittsford, Monroe County

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Named to the National Registry of Natural Landmarks, Mendon Ponds Park has a nature preserve with abundant wildlife and unique glacial features like a kettle pond known as Devil's Bathtub. A facility within the park houses non-releasable birds of prey.

Wildlife to Watch

  • Hawks
  • Songbirds
  • American woodcock
  • Foxes

Where to Watch

  • Trails
  • Ponds

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hiking
  • Birdwatching
  • Geocaching
  • Canoeing/kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Sledding

Accessible Features

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This site has accessible features that include a sensory garden. A full list of DEC's accessible recreation destinations is available on the DEC website.


2,500 acres

Closest Towns

Mendon, Pittsford, Honeye Falls


Go to Google Maps, and enter your address for step-by-step directions to Mendon Ponds Park. (This link will open a page outside the DEC website. Hold the "Shift" key down, and click on the link to open it in a new window.)

Contact Information

Telephone: 585-753-7275

Address: 95 Douglas Rd., Honeye Falls, NY

Website: Mendon Ponds Park (This link leaves DEC's website)