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Tinker Nature Park

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Great for families

Nice walking trails and neat, old farmhouse. Lots of flowers blooming. Park is well maintained... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
mountainman13
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Tampa
Mystical Fairyland

Just imagine yourself as a 5 or 6 year old, walking on a trail winding through a wooded Fairyland... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
FLTraveler08
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Trumansburg, Ny
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“crushed stone”(2 reviews)
“lovely walk”(2 reviews)
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1525 Calkins Rd, 1525 Calkins Rd, 14534-2719, Henrietta, Finger Lakes, New York, Henrietta, NY 14534-2719
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

Nice walking trails and neat, old farmhouse. Lots of flowers blooming. Park is well maintained. Worth a visit.

Thank mountainman13
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Just imagine yourself as a 5 or 6 year old, walking on a trail winding through a wooded Fairyland. At numerous spots along the trail, you will be thrilled by the fairy houses, which are so real that they invite you to stop and enjoy...More

2  Thank FLTraveler08
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Well maintained, beautiful park for all ages. Even fairly accessible for those with wheelchairs or walkers. We took my friend's 20-month-old daughter, not expecting her to be too invested in the Fairy Houses. She was fascinated and once she knew we were actually looking for...More

Thank laurie h
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We met up with a friend to visit Tinker Nature Park. It is a beautiful park. We enjoyed the fairy houses. The trails were great. They had educational boxes along the one trail. They have benches throughout the trails. There are picnic areas and a...More

1  Thank ManateeCathy
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Stopped here for a walk with friends. Lovely walk through the trees, various routes to follow. Also a special needs route done I think by the scouts. Saw frogs, birds, chipmunks, friends also said that they had seen deer previously. At the moment there are...More

2  Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter was super excited over the thought of seeing the fairy houses. You had to follow the "crushed stone path" to find the fairies and it takes a few minutes walking in to get to the right area. She loved everyone of them and...More

Thank Rn2heather15
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful, easy hiking trails. The fairy trail is amazing and perfect for kids. There is also a playground, fitness course, garden, and house to explore. Definitely worth a stop, especially for the kids!

Thank Thesuhrs107
Reviewed 17 July 2017

As others have said, the park and trail are great. If you can get a tour of the house and barn, jump at it. It is in beautiful preserved condition. All original furniture from six generations of Tinkers that lived there. The volunteer docents do...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

If you're just introducing hiking to the toddlers- this is the perfect place to do so!! There's a beautiful, marked trail and adorable fairy houses throughout- making the walk magical as well as easy! We are never disappointed with the animals we see/ today was...More

1  Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Went to Tinker to get a break from a shopping trip. Weather was nice so we headed out on the paths. Trails were in amazing condition.... would be wheelchair accessible easily, on outer loop, compact crushed stone. Inner loop is mulch. Museum was not open...More

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80andsunnyplease
28 July 2017|
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Response from UpstateNyGrandma11 | Reviewed this property |
The trail can accommodate wheelchairs and walkers. It might be strenuous with a walker.
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trsisson
22 August 2016|
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Response from robcurtross | Reviewed this property |
ictor, NY Get on I-490 E 6 min (3.3 mi) Take I-90 W to NY-253 E in Henrietta. Take exit 46 from I-90 W 13 min (13.0 mi) Turn right onto NY-253 E (signs for New York 15A E) 3 min (1.4 mi) Henrietta, NY
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