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Hector Falls is one of many falls in the Watkins Glen area and right off the highway. Pull off and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
H O
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Kayak in from lake

Can view for a quick stop from road at top but an even better view if you kayak in from bottom... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peanutprettybird
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Sycamore, Il
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Hector Falls is one of many falls in the Watkins Glen area and right off the highway. Pull off and take a photo!

Thank H O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can view for a quick stop from road at top but an even better view if you kayak in from bottom! Stunning! Unforgettable experience.

Thank Peanutprettybird
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The third highest waterfall in New York State can be partially viewed along Route 414. There is parking on either side of the road for a few cars at a time. Take care crossing the street. Located about 10 minutes from Watkins Glen State Park...More

Thank Tloc1986
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the stop if you are in the area. Parking is roadside on either side of the bridge. Viewing is only from the bridge. Despite its impressiveness, it is a brief stop, as that is the only view you will get!

Thank Lana T
Reviewed August 16, 2018

The first year we were up in Watkins Glen area and we drove by I was amazed by this waterfall along the side of the road. Beautiful!! We had to stop and take pictures. This past year we went up and they must have been...More

1  Thank sammygoldendog
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Easily accessed along NY 414. Parking along the road for several cars. A beautiful waterfall worth stopping at

Thank Paul B
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

We spent the afternoon using the 200 Water Falls in Western and Central New York book to find these great little spots.

Thank Wonderful-Joy
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Beautiful waterfall visible from the road. Not much parking available, but if you do get one of the 2 road side spots, it takes only a minute to stop and take it in!

1  Thank soltysconsulting
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We went on probably the hottest day of the year, but it was great. Parking took a while, and we had a 2 or 3 block walk, but ti was well worth it.

1  Thank Timothy M
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Stayed at our first B&B-Magnolia Place.Ate at StoneCat-excellent dinner. Great stay.Hiked Watkins Glenn, Silver Springs Winery- Wonderful weekend.

2  Thank Annfore
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