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Breathtaking views at every turn

Not the most attractive or descriptive name for the #1 State Park in the country. This park is... read more

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North Potomac, Maryland
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Trip of a lifetime

The pictures do NOT do this park justice. There is nothing like being there. I much prefer the... read more

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Letchworth State Park, the "Grand Canyon of the East," is where a 17-mile stretch of the Genesee River roars through the park's scenic gorge with three major waterfalls and cliffs as high as 600 feet, surrounded by lush forests. Recently named Best...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Castile, NY 14427-9714
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not the most attractive or descriptive name for the #1 State Park in the country. This park is informally known as the Grand Canyon of the East and that’s no understatement! In addition to canyons, ridges and gorges, the park boasts three distinct waterfalls. I...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The pictures do NOT do this park justice. There is nothing like being there. I much prefer the THREE falls here where you can get up close and personal to Niagra Falls. Especially the do-not-miss rafting trip which includes a stop at Wolf Creek (additional...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

So much fun!! It was our first time and we loved it. Our guide was awesome. Big shout out to Todd!! Thanks for making our experience a great one.

Thank cmattioli71
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this state park on a weekend and enjoyed the upper, middle, and lower falls areas. Had a chance to go through the local museum and learned about the history of the park. Across the museum is the local hotel/inn with a gift shop, next...More

2  Thank jgemza
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited this park for half day. The landscape was breathtaking. We drove from Mt. Morris entrance down to Glen Iris Inn. We parked there and walked to Middle and Upper Falls. The we drove to the Inspiration Point and after that...More

1  Thank Globalina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot to cabin camp, big pool with lifeguards, showers , picnic areas. This is our second gathering here with extended family. Cabins are rustic but we have a bathroom . Laundry and showers nearby , firering , raised grill and stove , microwave, a...More

Thank Helen P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Letchworth State Park last weekend . We were totally in awe of the beauty of this park. The trails, picnic grounds, roads and falls are all just so well kept and beautiful. This is a carry in/carry out park so be prepared to...More

2  Thank ElaineB6509
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a warm summer day and enjoyed the west side of the river, which is carefully maintained and manicured. Wanted to walk the gorge trail (8.7 miles out and back) with my dogs, and was happy to see that although the park was busy...More

1  Thank kmartin16
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most breath taking state parks we have ever visited. Many hiking trails. Cabins available to stay overnight. Scenic beauty abounds. Do not miss the chance of seeing this park.

Thank Sophia P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful park with lots of walkways and amazing waterfalls. They just keep coming. I strongly recommend.

Thank Foster B
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August 13, 2018|
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Response from Helen P | Reviewed this property |
All of the cabins are old, the floors are worn, bathrooms are basic. The fridge and stove are usually fine but nothing will be fancy, expect old window coverings and a bare minimum of creature comforts- its camping grade. A... More
August 12, 2018|
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Response from dglee359 | Reviewed this property |
Depends how young your kids are. To my knowledge, kids love the rain/water and jumping around in the rain/puddles is great fun. If you were in Cabin 'C' area, there is a fairly new playground (also laundry facility ;-) as... More
August 12, 2018|
Response from Natlparkfan7 |
Just went there . Depends on the entrance you go into and what you want to see. The park is about 17 miles and speed limit is 25mph. We went in the Mt Morris entrance and that’s all the way east. Took about 15 miles to get... More