Directions, Transportation and Parking

Sam Patch is located within easy driving distance of the New York State Thruway I-90, and I-490.

 

Directions to Sam Patch

The Port of Pittsford

12 Schoen Place

Pittsford, NY 14534

 

From the NYS Thruway Interstate-90 Westbound

  • Take NYS Thruway I-90 Exit 45 (Rochester-Victor) to Route I-490 Westbound.                  
  • Take Exit 26 for Route 31 (Pittsford/Palmyra).
  • Turn right heading NW on Route 31 towards Pittsford.
  • Follow for 1.75 miles. This will bring you into the center of Pittsford Village.
  • Turn right onto Main Street at the main intersection at the Village center.
  • Cross over the Canal and take first right into Schoen Place.
  • Look for the Coal Tower Restaurant, a round red building on the left.
  • The Sam Patch ticket office and dock are on the right, opposite the far end of the Coal Tower parking lot.

 

From the NYS Thruway Interstate-90 Eastbound

  • Take NYS Thruway I-90 Exit 47 (Rochester-LeRoy) onto Route I-490 Eastbound.
  • Take Exit 25 for Route 31F (Fairport). (Approximately 30 miles from NYS Thruway I-90 Exit 47).
  • Follow to the right onto 31F heading towards Fairport.
  • Take first right onto Washington Street (Route 153).
  • Follow Washington Street (Route 153) till the end.
  • Turn left onto Main Street (Route 96) and follow for 1/4 mile.
  • Turn left into Schoen Place.
  • Look for the Coal Tower Restaurant, a round red building on the left.
  • The Sam Patch ticket office and dock are on the right, opposite the far end of the Coal Tower parking lot.

Parking for Sam Patch at Schoen Place

Free parking is available for Sam Patch at Schoen Place.

When arriving by car in Schoen Place, look for the tall, round, red Coal Tower Restaurant. The Sam Patch ticket booth is a dark green, freestanding building on the right side of the street opposite the far end of the Coal Tower's parking lot. Turn left into the Coal Tower Parking lot and head to the back of the lot. Turn right into the long, narrow strip of land behind the former grain silo and flour mill buildings, where individual cars may park parallel to each other. That is Sam Patch's designated parking area. Individuals with limited mobility may be discharged at the ticket booth before you park your car.

When arriving by bus in Schoen Place, look for the tall, round, red Coal Tower Restaurant. The Sam Patch ticket booth is a dark green, freestanding building on the right side of the street opposite the far end of the Coal Tower's parking lot. The bus may pull to the right side of the street, next to the ticket booth, and discharge passengers. When ready to park, the bus should pull out straight ahead and continue on until the first intersection and turn left (a bridge is on the right), Continue straight ahead and drive behind all the buildings. Turn left onto a long, narrow strip of land where individual cars may park parallel to each other, and park horizontally on that strip.