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Letchworth State Park

Castile, NY
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Castile
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Waterfalls, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: Called the "Grand Canyon of the East," visitors come to this 14,340-acre park to view the dramatic...
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Type: State Parks, Waterfalls, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Owner description: Called the "Grand Canyon of the East," visitors come to this 14,340-acre park to view the dramatic 600-foot cliffs, the famous "Vale of the Three Falls," and to picnic, hike or camp.
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Livonia, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Beautiful, accessible, available all year, hidden areas to explore, something for every season and every one. Hint try it in winter

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Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

My family and I visited Letchworth State Park a few years ago and absolutely loved it. We went the beginning of September 2012. The trails are very easy to walk and well groomed. There are a lot of different sites to visit within the park with great learning opportunities for yourself and your family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My Fiance and I have visited Letchworth in each season, and have been pleasantly surprised everytime. The park is amazing in each season, and we have enjoyed even the winter there. Our pictures are beautiful from every view.We have taken our dog, and the hiking has tons of options and different trails. This location is a must see and visit... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We hiked the gorge trail from the upper falls to the lower falls area. It's a beautiful park and a nice trail--definitely worth seeing. But there were a lot of people on the trail, at least in the early parts, and there are many places along the way that can be driven to, which makes the hiking a little less... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We recently spent an afternoon at the park. You could access the three falls easily or with more strenuous hiking. The falls are beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

You have to see this place in early to mid October. The leaves and waterfalls create quite a breathtaking view! Cabins are quite nice and reasonably priced. 17+ miles of raw canyon type beauty. And if you sit still for awhile you may get to see the bald eagles flying the gorge below you. I highly recommend at least a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

glorious fall tree colors. can get close to the upper, middle and lower falls on the Genesse River. Hikes were level and trail heads convenien for parking. However no snacks or drink places open this time of the year.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Very beautiful park, visit it to enjoy stunning fall colours. Canyon views are splendid and spectacular hence photographer's delight.

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North Tonawanda, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My mother was born within a few miles of Letchworth so I have been visiting the park all my life.I like to drive from one end to the other stopping at all the special spots - the waterfalls, the museum, the Mt. Morris Dam, Glen Iris Inn, family reunion spot, cousin's wedding spot, and on and on. Spring there is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Newly acquired Opera amigos declared suddenly in a gust of operatic tonsil- activation, "We are going to Letchworth". Who are we to argue, considering their vehicle was open to the breeze and eminently more comfortable then our rented one. Only 45 Km, south of Rochester, this turned out to be a park rich in history, while showcasing its ample scenic... More 

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