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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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Must see waterfalls

Higher than Niagara but not as big but still very impressive. Do not miss this if you are in the area, which has many beautiful waterfalls. Must pay to park in the summer at the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Pamela M
Trumansburg, New York
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Trumansburg, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Higher than Niagara but not as big but still very impressive. Do not miss this if you are in the area, which has many beautiful waterfalls. Must pay to park in the summer at the bottom of the falls but worth it for the access to the trails around or to the bottom of the falls.

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Brooktondale, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The waterfall was a little wimpy when we visited (due to lack of rainfall), but no less impressive. Also we saw an interesting fish under the bridge near the waterfall. Loved walking through the riverbed on the way to the falls, too--not sure if that's something you can do year-round, or only when there hasn't been rain in a while,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

This is my hometown and I'm proud of it. The falls is the most beautiful falls I've seen. I love traveling to falls but nothing compares to the amazement of this wonderful place created by nature! You're welcome to walk up to the falls but stay out of the water. Staff isn't afraid to escort you out. (That's not from... More 

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East Hampton, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Really nice falls and walking trails here and at no charge . This set of falls is open to the general public and they have rest rooms on the premises . I found the place easy to navigate to get close to the falls , even though they had an area right off the parking lot if you chose not... More 

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Auburn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We visit the Falls Overlook whenever in the Ithaca area. It is a must stop in every season. With our drought this 2016 summer, the falls dried up, but for a trickle, yet it was still a beautiful sight to see the rock formation that is not visible when water is trailing over in a thunderous speed. The new Visitor... More 

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Edinboro, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Great long or short family hike, dogs included! You can hike right up to the falls for an awesome family photo. Going in the Fall was color in full bloom!

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Id love to see the falls in spring when they would have water! Still very beautiful though. If wed had more time we would have loved to walk more

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Loudoun County, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

About 25 miles north of Ithaca on the western side of Lake Cayuga. Beautiful waterfall that is higher than Niagara Falls and framed in beautiful fall colors. There is a walking trail that goes all the way down to the base, but we preferred to observe from the overlook that was about 50' from the parking lot. Beautiful view and... More 

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Morris Plains, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Higher than Niagra, EZ trails bring you up close. But if it's been dry for a prolonged time, the drama lessens. Go after a good rain and spectacular. If you hit the sunny day after (which we did not), would be a jackpot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

There are many ways to see these falls (by car via the upper Falls Overlook and trailheads above and below the falls). We did all 3. But the lower trail (which you can get to off of Rt. 89) is incredible. The hike to the water fall base is ~ 8/10 of a mile one way (pretty flat walk) and... More 

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