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Passing Thruogh

We are passing through Upstate New York from DC and decided to chill on the road. To our surprise... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dynamic Falls

You can get up close and personal with this falls. Casting fisherman in the water at the base of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are passing through Upstate New York from DC and decided to chill on the road. To our surprise, we landed to one of the most beautiful place that anyone could be at. It was very peaceful, nature is amazing and enjoyed everything - it...More

Thank AlleyP8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can get up close and personal with this falls. Casting fisherman in the water at the base of the falls. Beautiful falls in a beautiful gorge. Easy to view even from the bridge.

Thank Bob19512014
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Very powerful falls in Ithaca Just sit there and watch and listen to the water rushing over the cliff. Very relaxing

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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Perfect for our 22 month old and 2 month old in a baby carrier. Nice open parking lot across the street which was free and easy to find a space even on a Sunday afternoon. Very short hike you can see the falls from the...More

Thank ecurranrx
Reviewed July 25, 2018

I don't believe there is any parking here. We found a spot across the road where a school is located. I'm not sure where you would park when school is in session. Be careful crossing the road. No admission fee. You can see a partial...More

Thank doublecrossed
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Right near the road, this is a simple walk to what we thought was the prettiest of the falls we saw in Ithaca. Taughannock was kind of dry.

Thank Kris R
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Ithaca Falls is overlooked as a destination and it shouldn't be . It is a beautiful waterfalls right in town, with no charge to see it. The walk to it is easy, flat and short. Very few people were there as it is not terribly...More

Thank Ian T
Reviewed July 16, 2018

We took a trip to Ithaca just to hike the gorges to view waterfalls. This did not disappoint! Take your hiking shoes.

Thank Gibsoninpa
Reviewed July 15, 2018

The hike to see them was a little strenuous, but what a view of natural beauty. It was worth the hike.

Thank bmaver64
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

We found this waterfall by mistake looking for another one! It’s beautiful!!!!! Would recommend and great for small kids and no hike

Thank vanessa b
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May 20, 2018|
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Response from Gail M | Reviewed this property |
No, it's not legal there because it is dangerous, and there is no life guard But there are a large number of falls nearby, where swimming is allowed. Buttermilk State Park, on Route 13 south out of Ithaca, has swimming... More
Melissa B
May 20, 2018|
Response from BaliloverNewYork | Reviewed this property |
There's not an exact address, but the falls are behind the Ithaca School District offices, 400 Lake St. You can't miss the falls, if you're driving on Lake Street behind the high school.
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April 6, 2017|
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Response from DAS_2009 | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid not, at least not if you'd like to get close to the falls. There's a road that crosses the river that flows from the falls and viewing the falls from that bridge would be possible. The path to the falls, however... More