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Taughannock Falls State Park

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Address: 2221 Taughannock Park Rd, Trumansburg, NY 14886-9567
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Taughannock Falls

Beautiful State Park with the breathtaking falls and walking/hiking trails that accommodate varying degrees of skill. Gorges; you will want to return to.

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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful State Park with the breathtaking falls and walking/hiking trails that accommodate varying degrees of skill. Gorges; you will want to return to.

Thank Ricardo1219
DeWitt, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 399 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a very nice park and good for people with a wide range of abilities. If you either don't like to hike or can't because of physical constraints, you can get a good view of the falls by driving up the road to the overlook. It is handicap accessible. If you like to hike, there are some nice trails,... More 

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Greater Cincinnati
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are not much of a hiker and just want an amazing view of the falls, then this is the trail for you. It is a flat 3/4 of a mile walk to the bottom of the falls. The walk is alongside the water, which makes for a nice walk. It is also completely shaded. We walked the trail... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there last summer during the drought and thought it was a beautiful place. We walked the trail to the bottom of the fall that time. This time, we drove up to the overlook and what a treat it was! It was definitely better with more water flowing down this enormous fall. A must see if you are nearby.

Thank Shigeabbott
Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the overlook, and then walked the gorge up to the falls. A beautiful walk and an amazing geological adventure. Gorge is an easy walk. The park is only about 15 minutes drive from downtown Ithaca. Highly recommended!

Thank jmusic22
new jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the first time I am upstate NY and were on our way to Niagara Falls NY and we decided to stop here before seeing the real falls. What a beautiful park. They have a path way to the falls, You really get close to the falls that you get wet. It was a nice side trip. I would... More 

Thank antrec
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love The falls rim trail. A great hike and beautiful views of the falls and water. Take time as well to walk into the falls from the lower part of the park.

Thank Shirley B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The falls are very nice, and it's an easy walk to see them. We were able to take our four-year old without worrying about any danger. (Obviously, we had to keep an eye on him and closely supervise him in some areas.) While billed as the highest falls east of the Rockies, there's no comparison to say the majesty of... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Want to see a very tall waterfall without all the uphill hiking or claustrophobic gorges? Taughannock Falls State Park is your place. Located right off of Cayuga Lake, this park offers a nice hike inside a relatively wide gorge (for the area), along the river which will take you to the towering Taughannock Falls. When you pull into the parking... More 

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Woodbridge, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Notable because this is the highest single drop plunge waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains. So close to one of the most incredible universities in the world....Cornell. If you come for a tour of Cornell, this place is only 1/2 hour away....then a short easy walk from the parking lot and KaPow...you will be blown away by what you will... More 

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