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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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Brief stop this time just to look at the falls

I have been here once or twice before. It was winter when we visited this time so we didn't hike all the way in. Maybe next time. We just drop to the scenic overlook, looked, took... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Geneva, New York
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Geneva, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been here once or twice before. It was winter when we visited this time so we didn't hike all the way in. Maybe next time. We just drop to the scenic overlook, looked, took a few pictures and got back in the car. Yay nature!

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San Deigo, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So peaceful and serene it is a must visit to Ithaca, NY and also be sure to visit Buttermilk Falls while you are there. Ithaca has over 150 waterfalls to explore.

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was with family at a cottage in the area, and we went for a walk in the park - I couldn't believe how beautiful the main waterfall was. It was like something out of Lord of the Rings. Note, it is a small park, but very much worth the visit.

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Vernon, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful views. Only trail open in the winter is the short and pleasant walk 3/4 mile I believe....

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Warrington, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park is a short drive from Ithaca or Trumansburg, where we were staying. The view from the parking lot on an upper road is free and impressive. In winter, the falls were a frozen sheet; when we returned in the summer, the walk through the park was an easy hike on a shady, well-maintained path to the base view.

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Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our hosts "The Davids" at Halsey House recommended the New Years Day hike during our stay. It was a great experience from the welcoming hot drink, beanie and chap stick on registration. The guides were friendly, helpful and informative. The falls themselves are really spectacular and well worth the visit. It isn't far or hard to walk there. The day... More 

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Hunter, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Our hosts from Halsey House Trumansburg NY recommended the walk annual New Year's Day walk. Wonderful experience. We met new people and learned a lot of the region from state park rangers. I'd recommend it to anyone at any physical level.

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Westbrook, ME
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Took a drive up the winding falls view road during an alumni weekend off-campus roadtrip during a Cornell reunion. Well worth the short drive away from Ithaca to witness the breathtaking waterfall!

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Hiked in this park during our wine trail trip to Ithaca - finger lakes, there are several falls all stunning. If you like sightseeing and a bit of hiking, don't miss out this gem! This is a great place for outdoor activities.

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Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The Falls is a great place for a day trip. You can hike from the top to the bottom which is a nice hike. Or you can drive- it'll take you about 5-10 mins to get from the top to bottom. There is more then just the big fall. Across the street is a series of little falls. All in... More 

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