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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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Belmar, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Ithaca is chockfull of waterfalls. I've been here about a week and it feels like everywhere I look there's a new waterfall. I stopped by this one the other day. It's a nice spot a bit off the main highway. You can see this one from the road if you don't feel like waling out to it. There's a small... More

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Trumansburg, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Ithaca's slogan is "Ithaca is Gorges" and how very true. There are many remarkable waterfalls and gorges in the NY State Parks and this one does not get the attention of others like Taughannock and Buttermilk but it is so easily accessible and photo ops are aplenty. Go there after a heavy rain and hear the roar and feel the... More

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Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The very tall bridge makes you dizzy ... it wobbles in the middle! ... but it's gorgeous. If you can drive down to the BOTTOM of the fall, it's unmarked ... but you can park in the nearby high school, walk over the small bridge, and walk down to the bottom of the fall. That's quite a view.

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New York City, New York
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56 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

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

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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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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