Welcome to the Genesee Valley Hiking Club

We are a volunteer organization; leading hikes since 1928

hikers hiking

In the interest of public health, GVHC has suspended all hikes until further notice.

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Want to see more of our beautiful county parks?

Want to walk along all parts of the Genesee River?

Want to explore all of Monroe County's parks? Surrounding counties?

Want to see more of the beautiful Southern Tier?

Want to hike in safety and with good company?

Want to put your fitbit (c) to use?

Want to make new friends?

How about exploring downtown Rochester's bridges, churches, heritage, architecture and on and on?

Variety of hikes offered: beginner -- moderate -- strenuous.

Benefits of Membership:

  • Safety and camaraderie in groups
  • Social atmosphere
  • Variety in destination, type and frequency of hikes
  • The full 4 month schedule (via email)
  • GVHC Newsletter

Member Dues Support:

  • Our Meetup.com site
  • This website
  • Club Social Events, e.g the Winter Mendon Ponds Get-together
  • Administrative costs of running the club