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Ithaca Falls Natural Area

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Address: 399 Lake St, Ithaca, NY

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Beautiful falls

Awesome falls, right in middle of Ithaca. This is one of the best falls in finger lakes region. dont miss it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Awesome falls, right in middle of Ithaca. This is one of the best falls in finger lakes region. dont miss it.

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Narvon Pa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

7-25-15 This is right off the street with houses close by but when you enter the woods it seems so remote. There are rocks where you can sit and relax, dip your feet in or go wading and watch the falls. It is only a short walk but for those with walking problems it could be somewhat difficult. There were... More 

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

These falls are the lowest of a series of cascades in Fall Creek, from the level of the hanging valley left by the Wisconsin glaciation about 10ky bp down to Cayuga Lake level. They have retreated from the original location at edge of the Lake Street bridge back about 200 m in that time, and now are forming a large... More 

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Twin Falls, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Easy to get to and be close to the falls BUT you will currently see lots of warning signs about lead issue with the soil around the falls...not sure if this is a temporary issue for this moment.

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Short Hills, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This place is truly beautiful and it isn't a hard walk at all to get there, so why not visit when you are in town?

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McAllen, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Like they say Ithaca is Gorges!! Nice place for a hike.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

While you can drive slowly to see the falls, we recommend parking nearby and walking toward the falls for the most impressive visit. If you happen to catch them after a major rainfall, you will be wowed.

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St. Marys, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Nice little walk to the falls. Rewarding view of the falls. Great place for taking pictures. Not wheelchair accessible. You need to be good on your feet as the trail is rocky.

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Ithaca, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We live two blocks away and visit weekly. Lovely little setting unspoiled by the "liability managers". You can get up close and personal with the falls, with those fishing, splash or swim in the water and then be in the heart of the city in 5 minutes. The picture is from this winter, with an amazing ice dam in the... More 

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South Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

It's a very short, easy walk to get to the falls and you are right next to them. We were getting wet from the mist blowing into us. Parking is right next to the entrance to the path, on the right as you look towards the falls.

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Address: 399 Lake St, Ithaca, NY
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca

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