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Taughannock Falls State Park

2221 Taughannock Park Rd, Trumansburg, NY 14886
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
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new york
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We stopped by for a short visit to the falls and it is worth the visit. There are 2 trails from the top of the gorge (north rim & south rim trail) where parking is free. For those who just want to view the falls without walking, there is a nice viewing spot on the road. And for those who... More

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Guelph, Canada
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34 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We started by finding a north entrance with a fantastic lookout of the falls. If you just want a photo of the falls, go there as it can be seen right from the parking lot. This lot was also free to park at and a bathroom was available. You can also do the north and south rim trails from here.... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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338 helpful votes 338 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Plan to spend a full day at this park. There's so much to do and see. The hike to the waterfall certainly can't be missed. It's an easy hike on basically a level surface which takes about twenty minutes from the parking lot. During the summer months, the shaded trail is a real treat. Our kids had a good time... More

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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 NEW

A waterfall taller than Niagra in a beautiful park with access to Cayuga Lake, and it's free, amazing!

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Haymarket, Virginia
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

What a fabulous park with something for everyone! Swimming (with lifeguards), playground for kids, fishing, boating, sports fields, refreshment stand, bathrooms....

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Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
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37 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We were staying at the Taughannock Farms Inn, which permitted direct and easy access to the park and the trails. There are 3 trails along the gorge. The easy one is the Gorge Trail, about 3/4 mile along the lower level of the gorge, following a dirt-gravel path that requires no climbing. It leads from the parking lot at the... More

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Albion, New York
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

There is much to say about a 215 foot waterfall! To make it simple Its impressive. Just a short walk and your there, Bring your camera because its amazing. There is an upper overlook on the opposite side of the park a great place to get pictures as well. As well as the entire gorge.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The waterfall itself is no big deal IMO, but what was oodles of fun with the kids was walking a good part of the way along the river bed, rather than on the trail. Do be careful, the river is shallow but the rocks are slippery - saw several wipeouts. Also fun to skim stones from one riverbank to another.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Had a family camping trip for four days with 12 people from age 2 to 42. We stayed in two adjacent sites and had plenty of room for our camper and two tents. We chose non electric sites and I am glad because the electric sites were very small to where you could not leave your vehicle parked in front... More

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Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

If your in the area check out the fall that is taller than Niagara. Great hiking trails through forest. The overlook of the falls is spectacular.

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