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Letchworth State Park

Castile, NY 14427
+1 585-493-3600
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It seemed like we drove forever before we saw anything that looked like a park! The map wasn't the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
kcheze
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Scenic State Park

Very scenic State Park to visit. Only thing disappointing was it was overcast the day I went... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mitchell M
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Letchworth State Park, the "Grand Canyon of the East," is where a 17-mile stretch of the Genesee River roars through the park's scenic gorge with three major waterfalls and cliffs as high as 600 feet, surrounded by lush forests. Recently named Best State Park in the nation, Letchworth's new Humphrey Nature Center is a must-see. Walk the seven-mile Gorge Trail with jaw-dropping views at the overlooks or take the trail to the water's edge. I addition to trails, several hundred campsites and cabins, other amenities and activities include a pool, playground, athletic fields, festivals, cultural events, history and performing arts programs, guided walks, whitewater rafting, and hot-air ballooning.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“grand canyon” (242 reviews)
“lower falls” (109 reviews)
“hiking trails” (79 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Castile, NY 14427
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It seemed like we drove forever before we saw anything that looked like a park! The map wasn't the best and the signs that were up to direct us, didn't do a very good job. The falls were very nice.More

Thank kcheze
Lisa B, Public Relations Manager at Letchworth State Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your comments. We are introducing a newly designed map/guide at our entry gates for next year that we sincerely believe will guide our visitors better through the park. Our gate attendants also need to better understand/ask what people are needing to know...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very scenic State Park to visit. Only thing disappointing was it was overcast the day I went. Would love to see it when the sun is shining. Great views of the country side and the water falls. Easy hike to the middle falls. Great Scenery...More

Thank Mitchell M
Lisa B, Public Relations Manager at Letchworth State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your comments. It's so sunny and gorgeous today. We wish you were here. Come back soon and thanks again.

Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the park the last week of September 2017 and the colors were just starting to turn, that being said, the park is a beautiful place to visit. It is easily accessible and there are plenty of view points from which to see the...More

Thank Clarence L
Lisa B, Public Relations Manager at Letchworth State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your comment. The Upper Falls area will be fully open this time next year. Please visit then...and many times before that. Thanks again.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Humphrey nature center inside the park is a great resource for learning more about the park. Our group heard a talk on the mammals of the park it was fascinating and engaging. The park itself is wonderful , the nature center the icing on...More

Thank sbostons
Lisa B, Public Relations Manager at Letchworth State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for writing a comment. We're proud of our Nature Center and so happy to hear you found the resource helpful. Please come back again to the #1 Attraction in New York State.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is an amazing place to visit! The pictures do not do it justice.. to the campers, this was the first time in a long time for me camping. If you reserve a spot or come camping, there are different areas for camping , with...More

Thank Les H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for a great place to spend a day with family or friends Letchworth Park should be your choice. All sites are available by car, there are numerous hiking routes and places to sit out, eat lunch or play games. The waterfalls...More

Thank Malgonia J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very scenic place. But the fall colours had not come on even by middle Oct. The drive from Buffalo to the park was very good and the fall colours were beautiful on both sides. Part of the park was closed for trekking as some maintenance...More

Thank Jaiku123
Reviewed 6 days ago

we only had a short time while passing through but the scenic overlooks were easy to find and right by the parking. Very impressive views.

Thank Douglas D
Reviewed 6 days ago

went to the lower section of the park. don't miss any of the waterfalls and hikes. the upper falls can be seen at a distance due ot the construction. the hike to the lower falls is worth it. don't be scared off by the stairs....More

Thank rdrdr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not as well-known in Pennsylvania as our own PA Grand Canyon, but much more dramatic. Steep gorges, major waterfalls, twisting arms, and scenic walks make this a must for anyone on the east coast to see.

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kungs854
11 October 2017|
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Response from Sarushkaya | Reviewed this property |
Nov will be too late. Check fall foliage report online to see when peak is approaching. USA Today has the fall foliage report.
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Angel G
6 October 2017|
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Response from Mary T | Reviewed this property |
i saw a few dogs on the trails, you may wan to carry them when it comes to the steps.
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FiFiMiMi
22 September 2017|
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Response from celine_dsouza | Reviewed this property |
All I know it is beautiful just like mini-Niagara Falls
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