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You only see part of the falls from the road.

Hector Falls is a huge cascade but you wouldn't know it from the road (route 414). Only about a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JGMelville
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Sadsburyville, Pennsylvania
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I drive by here whenever I'm traveling between my home and Watkins Glen. its always a surprise... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
Jenny J
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Route 414, Hector, NY
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hector Falls is a huge cascade but you wouldn't know it from the road (route 414). Only about a third of it is seen from the road. If you stand at the base of the falls down on the shore of Seneca Lake, you can...More

Thank JGMelville
Reviewed 2 December 2017

I drive by here whenever I'm traveling between my home and Watkins Glen. its always a surprise though, even though I've seen it many times. Very pretty.

Thank Jenny J
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Rt. 414 goes right over the middle Hector Falls. There is a small parking area next to the road just before and after the falls. Check out both sides of the road over the falls. You can walk out on the bridge but it is...More

Thank msmacher
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Really beautiful dramatic falls that just seem to pop out of the woods as you drive along the wine trail towards Watkins Glen. Keep an eye out, park and cross the road safely. A great place for a wedding shot!!

Thank anne a
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I love waterfalls and I saw this one as I was driving by. There is a parking area available south of the falls on the west side of the road. I don't understand why recent reviewers are saying that there is no place to park....More

Thank JuneNY
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful roadside stop. Hadn't even heard about this but saw ppl standing on the side of the road taking pictures. So stooped in the way back. Beautiful falls to take pictures of.

1  Thank city2country
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Pleasant to look at but there is no parking basically you have to slow down to a crawl to see them if there is no traffic behind you. You can pullover but it is dangerous to walk back to see it with cars whizzing by...More

Thank SO-BAD-ITS-FUNNY
Reviewed 16 August 2017

If you re driving by - its on the highway and you cannot stop at all to see it. No possible way. So its kind of a hidden gem. However, if you take a boat tour of the lake - you can see it and...More

Thank Wonderear
Reviewed 5 August 2017

People driving by just STOP and pull over so Watch OUT. But when you see it I can understand why. There should be a designated pull over area.

1  Thank lrempala
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This was the first of many waterfalls we saw in the Finger Lakes. Very accessible as it is right off the road that runs along the eastern side of Seneca Lake. Photos can't capture it's beauty!

Thank NCRedhead105
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