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Ithaca Falls Natural Area

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Address: 399 Lake St, Ithaca, NY
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Fly Fisherman Day

We wanted to just take a stroll on a semi-cloudy day and encountered a swarm of fly fishermen here. Was fun watching the array of rods swishing through the air. Thanks guys for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 6, 2015
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Orchard Park, New York
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Orchard Park, New York
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

We wanted to just take a stroll on a semi-cloudy day and encountered a swarm of fly fishermen here. Was fun watching the array of rods swishing through the air. Thanks guys for the entertainment.

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Ithaca, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Coming to the Finger Lakes area will introduce you to gorgeous gorges as well as the accesible lake areas, from the large - Cayuga, Seneca to some smaller ones.

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Clinton, Ohio
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

This waterfall is just outside of downtown and is something to see. It was taller than expected and a lovely surprise being just off a main street

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Hamburg, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

Found by accident enroute to Cornell Looks like a great fishing spot- several big ones were pulled in during our brief stop Lighting on the falls was terrific for photography - surrounding fall foliage was depleted but still a breathtaking view

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

It is amazing these falls are just on the edge of town. Take the hiking trail up along the falls and you will see more beautiful smaller falls.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

The falls are most impressive when there is plenty of water. They were beautiful when we saw them. There is a short trail and there was no one around when we went so it felt very peaceful and quiet despite being walkable from downtown.

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Pensacola, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We were disappointed when we finally found this hidden waterfall in Ithaca. It was just a trickle when we finally found it. The visitor center staff did tell us it wasn't flowing but we had to find out for ourselves.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Made a quick stop to see the falls when we got into Ithaca. There's a small parking area, and a short walk. Was going pretty good for September, and there were some people hanging in the water and under the falls. I imagine it's awesome in the spring. Be aware that they are working on the path, so we had... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Amazing views without the trek! Very quick 2 min walk to an amazing view!!! Often youll see people fishing in the water or balancing stones in the water!

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Westport, Connecticut
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Major attraction in the region are the magnificent and abundant water falls and gorges that offer excellent hiking trails, beautiful natural vistas and soaring walls of shale.

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