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Taughannock Falls State Park

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Address: 2221 Taughannock Park Rd, Trumansburg, NY 14886
Phone Number: 607-387-6739
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Easy stroll to an impressive falls

A short level walk on a groomed trail will lead to this very impressive waterfall. There is a large grassy park on the other side of the road bordering the lake. A very pretty... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Morris County, New Jersey
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Morris County, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

A short level walk on a groomed trail will lead to this very impressive waterfall. There is a large grassy park on the other side of the road bordering the lake. A very pretty spot for a picnic lunch. $7.00 parking fee required.

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Naugatuck, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

The falls are truly take your breath away. Bring your camera for perfect photo ops. There are a few different falls to take advantage of there some quite trails. Wear comfortable hiking shoes.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

It's still early in the finger Lakes, and some gorges are closed to visitors. However this one was open, it was an easy walk, and very impressive.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

One of my favorite New York State Parks. The park boasts the tallest falls East of the Mississippi River, and is located about 15 minutes north of Ithaca, NY on Cayuga Lake. The park has boat launches, summer concession stands, hiking, and lookouts at the top and bottom of Taughannock Falls.

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Montoursville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We visited the end of March. Although the falls where falling, there was still lots of ice formations. Beautiful and hard to describe. We plan to go back in the summer when everything is green for a comparison and hike down to the bottom. Looking forward to it. Definitely worth the 2 mile drive off of the highway.

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Northeast U.S.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I seem only to come here when the weather is bad -- fall rain, spring mud. I have never done extensive hiking, but am always stopping with out-of-town visitors to show them the falls from the overlook and, if they are able, to do the easy hike from the parking area to the main falls. It is beautiful, and a... More 

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Trumansburg, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Nice view, people are friendly, but this place is really expensive for the food you get -- "prix fixe" whatnot!

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I've been here all four seasons now and it never fails to be a gorgeous (gorges) sight every single time. Even when completely frozen in the middle of Winter, it was a magnificent view -- well worth the trip out into the cold. Go see it!

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Burdett, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This is a fabulous place and the falls tremendous. On a winter visit we checked the overlook and then drove down to the trailhead that goes in about a mile to the falls. This is the first winter where the Parks have plowed that trail so we didn't need snowshoes. The falls themselves had a huge ice dome at the... More 

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Trumansburg, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Taughannock Falls State Park is one of the gems of the Finger Lakes. I always feel as if I am on vacation when I'm there, even though it's just a few miles from my home! The park has a prime location on Cayuga Lake. There are many picnic tables, grills, & shelters which makes picnicking a pleasure. The park has... More 

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