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Taughannock Falls State Park

Trumansburg, NY
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: State Parks
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Trumansburg, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Taughannock Falls is the highest waterfall east of the Rockies. It sits in a well run state park that has various types of camping,swiming, hiking trails, and direct access to Cayuga Lake. Pinic areas abound. On Saturday evenings in the summer there are concerts on the central lawn- bring your lawn chairs. There is an excellent playground for children. There... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

This beautiful waterfall changes continually based upon weather conditions. It can range anywhere from a raging waterfall to a spectacular icy sculpture to (seldom) a trickle dependent upon the amount of precipitation the area has received. Should you visit during a dry time, the gorge, trails & park are still spectacular. There is an especially beautiful view of the park... More

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Cicero, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

I recommend stopping by the Overlook for the Taughannock Falls. The view is incredible and you can't take a bad picture of the Falls.

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Trumansburg, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This is a great Park for a lot of reasons. There are Hiking Trails and Pavilions for parties. There is also camping available but I have never camped there. We also have Church services in the summer at North Point at 8 am in July & August. Plus Easter sunrise service at 7 am.

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

My fiance and I recently visited the falls. We took the "easy" trail which wasn't too bad, although it was muddy and there was ice for about 50 yards on the trail (there were signs though warning about the ice). The trail was 3/4 mile long and I liked all the info signs along the trail. The falls itself is... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Taughannock Falls is the highest falls east of the Mississippi. The entire park which extends well down to Cayuga lake is a wonderful spot to picnic, hike, swim, play games or just sit and look at the lake. It is a very beautiful area and food may be purchased at the central area in the lower park. The drive up... More

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Gainesville, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Breath taking stop on the side of the road as we drove up to Ithaca. I would love to come back to do hikes when the snow melts.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Having visited Taughannock previously during warm weather, we wanted to experience it during the winter. Despite, or perhaps because of, the -21C temperature, we were not disappointed. Beautiful location, and very few people there. (It can be very crowded with tourists in the summer and on weekends.) The lower trails are open all winter, and the bathrooms across the road... More

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Falmouth, MA
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70 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

On our way to dinner in Trumansburg, we stopped to see the falls. They are beautiful and we walked part of the way down to the base. They are lovely from any angle!

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Shadyside, Ohio
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6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We viewed the falls from the top one day and the next day walked the trail to the bottom of the falls. Trail was a little icy but was fine . One of the nicest waterfalls I've ever seen!

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