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Photo by craftygirl
a view of Hundred Acre Pond at Mendon Ponds Park


Mendon Ponds Park is a County Park in New York State, about 10 miles southeast of Rochester. It has 2,500 acres of wetlands, ponds, woodlands, and some interesting geological landforms created during the last Ice Age.


Notable Species


"To do"


Birds you can see here include:

Canada Goose, Mallard, Ring-necked Duck, Merlin, Ring-billed Gull, Mourning Dove, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Blue Jay, American Crow, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch, American Robin, European Starling, Cedar Waxwing, Northern Cardinal, American Goldfinch

Other Wildlife

White-tailed Deer

Site Information

History and Use

To do

Areas of Interest

Devil's Bathtub and Hundred Acre Pond

Access and Facilities

Mendon Ponds has a park office with a public telephone and information as well as a boat launch, beach area, restrooms, and two hills designated for sleding in the wintertime. It also has six lodges and seven shelters, all of which can be rented. Wild Wings operates a facility at Mendon Ponds Park. Wild Wings is a non-profit organization that cares for permanently injured raptors that will not be able to care for themselves in the wild any longer. Their website is included below in the external links section.

Contact Details

Visitor Information
Tel: 585-753-PARK (7275)

External Links