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Hector Falls, Hector, NY

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Address: Route 414, Hector, NY

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Stop here and get a great picture. You have to stop on the side of the road, so be careful, but worth the pic. Dont stop by the hotel, the guy is a jerk about it! Pulled down... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
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Geneva, New York
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Geneva, New York
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92 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Stop here and get a great picture. You have to stop on the side of the road, so be careful, but worth the pic. Dont stop by the hotel, the guy is a jerk about it! Pulled down the road a bit

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Don't blink as you drive up Seneca Lake or you could miss this amazing view. Not much room for parking but park up ahead and walk to take some great pictures.

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Thank JoelC526
Mount Clare, West Virginia
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Stopped by along the road to take a picture. Not much parking available but it is beautiful if you can find a place park

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Thank Ronald S
Jersey City, New Jersey
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

its a beautiful waterfall on the highway. Not sure about the perfect criteria for comparison. Its on your way to other spots so stop by for a quick photo session :)

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1 Thank Pravar V
Madison, Wisconsin
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48 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

At first, it didn't seem like a tourist place. There was no crowd and it was on a highway and all the vehicles were passing by! Albeit, we saw 2 cars stopped by the side and we decided to stop by and check the place out. It turned out to be fun :) I climbed down as I saw other... More 

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1 Thank Priyannkaa
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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Due to shortage of rain in the area, sadly the falls looked nothing like this picture. Plus when I tapped on map to bring me to Google Maps it took me miles in the opposite direction. After giving up trying to find it, was surprised to pass it 20 min later in a different location.

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Thank Debbie L
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We pulled over to take pictures and videos! Despite the drought; the falls still looked beautiful. Can't wait to go back!

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Thank KCElise
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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265 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

You need to know where this is located on the main roadway or you will drive right by them. Beautiful little spot to stop and take a break and watch and listen to the water

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Thank Fiumes61
FINGER LAKES
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159 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

These falls can be spectacular. During the spring thaw, in April they are thundering. Right now we are having a severe drought and the falls are just a trickle. When we have a real cold spell in the winter the ice formations are amazing.

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Thank PINKIE_9
Canton, Ohio, United States
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314 reviews
168 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The road goes right by the falls. Be careful if you stop to take a picture. There was a good amount of water compared to other falls in the area even though it was a dry spell.

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Thank Kevin P

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