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Ithaca Falls Natural Area

399 Lake St, Ithaca, NY
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Ranked #7 of 18 attractions in Ithaca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
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New York City, New York
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152 reviews 152 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Beautiul & free what more could you want, great place to take the family and have a stroll. Another Truthtastic place to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Beautiful and breathtaking. Nice short nature trail to bottom of falls. Parking is available across the street.

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Medford, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Its a quiet little gem of a spot to relax, take a dip under the falls, and take a few photos. Note that this is NOT actually in town as a previous reviewer indicated and it would be a hike to walk to from town for some. Its located within a residential neighborhood.

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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15 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

It's amazing how beautiful and accessible this waterfall is for all to enjoy. Park close by, walk down a path and you're there. After quite a bit of hiking in other spots for fall views (all gorgeous and worth it), this was almost TOO easy. Loved it!

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Middlesex, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Beautiful falls and trails. The nice thing is they are easily accessible. If you are not an avid hiker but want to see beautiful falls, then this is a great place to visit. We met a couple who gave us a tour of all of the different falls in the area. I was amazed how many are accessible with a... More

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Viborg, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Ithaca fall is best place for relaxing. you spend ours there and just listen to water sound and calm down. There places for hiking and you can walk along side of the river.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Beautiful falls in the center of the Ithaca town. Don't miss the short walk to Stweart bridge (the rest of the path was closed due to the damage to the path during the last winter. You can park close by, a short walk up to the park.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I as surprised at how accessible the falls are. Stayed about .5 miles away in a rental house and thought it would be nice to find one of the falls that Ithaca is famous for. It was so close I could make a visit on my morning run! Beautiful and compelling waterfalls with easy access "up close" with a very... More

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

A most beautiful sight and so easy to access. It is a wonderful spot to stop and relax. A gift from nature in an urban setting. Depending on the time of year, your experience will be different. Springtime lots of water over the falls, Summer not so much but still beautiful. Fall gives you water and colors, hard to beat.... More

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Ithaca NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Unless it is a very dry season, there is usually a high volume of water at this fall. It is relatively close to the road, so it is a brief walk to get right to the falls and there is a rocky area in the wooded ravine where it is lovely to sit and think, write, or read, or talk... More

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