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Taughannock Falls State Park

2221 Taughannock Park Rd, Trumansburg, NY 14886-9567
+1 607-387-6739
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Warm autumn day visit

Recently took a leisurely drive to this state park (about 45 minutes from Geneva, NY). Took in the... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
Gary W
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Montreal, Canada
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Easy Hike on the Riverbed

We visited the Taughannock Falls State Park on a busy Sunday afternoon. Parking was $8 and was... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
Mary A
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2221 Taughannock Park Rd, Trumansburg, NY 14886-9567
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+1 607-387-6739
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Recently took a leisurely drive to this state park (about 45 minutes from Geneva, NY). Took in the beautiful autumn leaf colors. Also a lot of opportunities to pause along the way to visit some local vineyards. Our purpose for the visit was to see...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the Taughannock Falls State Park on a busy Sunday afternoon. Parking was $8 and was limited. We first visited the scenic overlook. There is a nice, new visitors center with clean bathrooms. We have visited several times, and during various seasons. By far...More

Thank Mary A
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

With the water flowing, this must be a very impressive place. However, after a severe drought year, the water going over the falls was barely visible. We stopped by twice, thinking that we might be able to get some good photos if the sun were...More

Thank Bob T
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

I happened to follow a sign to a scenic overlook and wound up at a precipice with a cool view, albeit from far away, of Taughannock Falls. Still, a good spot for painters (I noticed a few). When I looked below I saw a trail...More

Thank Jim L
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Wonderful walk hundreds of feet above the gorge. Current drought conditions had dried up the falls and stream. The walk was approximately one mile along a path through the woods.

Thank Stephen K
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We decided to pull into the park for a short walk because it was almost dark and we wanted to get out of the car for a bit. The park is beautiful, so we'll kept and the view of the waterfall was stunning. We arrived...More

Thank JenL198
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

new info center at the overlook is excellent great for those with speciel needs. Go 4 times a year and see all the different seasons!

Thank bz2qk3
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

This location and the view is truly amazing WHEN THERE IS WATER!.Unfortunately this was an extremely dry summer and there was no waterfalls at all. We have come here for many years and when it has been a wet spring and summer, the view is...More

Thank kelleyted1
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

You can spend as little or as much time as you wanthere but I definitely think it is worth the stop. We stopped at the overlook and the view is amazing. It make you remember just how small we are in this great big world....More

Thank Michele W
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped at the falls overlook vs walk in at ground level and the view was just down a couple steps. No flowing water this time of year but soaring hawks and foliage abound. It's a dramatic sight. We brought our lunch and sat to...More

Thank Diana R
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nil_p321
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Response from William K | Reviewed this property |
The park is easily walkable. There is parking both at the upper falls overlook, and down by the lake when you walk to the falls from below. The walking paths are wide, level and have a packed gravel surface. Sounds like you... More
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Response from RMPgh | Reviewed this property |
The top close to building is, i can't answer about lower area.
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Chrissy C
5 June 2017|
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Response from Journeyman51 | Reviewed this property |
Sure, slippery at times, and colder at times, but access to the water is there
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