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Letchworth State Park

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Address: 1 Letchworth State Park, Castile, NY 14427
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+1 585-493-3600
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Called the "Grand Canyon of the East," visitors come to this...

Called the "Grand Canyon of the East," visitors come to this 14,340-acre park to view the dramatic 600-foot cliffs, the famous "Vale of the Three Falls," and to picnic, hike or camp.

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Great place to camp

I used to only go camping at allegany state park, until I found out about letchworth about two years ago. I love camping here. There are a lot of hiking trails and you can take... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Depew, New York
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Depew, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I used to only go camping at allegany state park, until I found out about letchworth about two years ago. I love camping here. There are a lot of hiking trails and you can take many beautiful pictures there.

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Hornell, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Grew up in this area and Letchworth is on our yearly must do list. Great hiking trails, nice museum, and picturesque views. A great place to spend a day exploring and picnicking. The hike down to the lower falls is well worth it! If you're into adventure, book a trip down the gorge in whitewater rafts or take a balloon... More 

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Wildwood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful park is worth the trip at any time of year. I had the pleasure of visiting in the summer for the first time in forever and was not disappointed! The trails, scenery, waterfalls, all make for a wonderful outing. This is a must see!!

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Voted #1 by USA Today’s Readers Choice for Best State Park in the Nation– Letchworth State Park beat out 19 other State Parks nominated out of 6,000 parks across the United States! Letchworth has more than 66 miles of trails Is Seneca Indian land with rich history along the trail. Has cliffs around 600 feet high (but don’t let that... More 

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Thank Danny_G_Live-Free
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

been there many times,always great. the train bridge is dynamite...and old..pictures are breath taking..

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park was close when we visited so we didn't have to pay the $10 entrance fee but we couldn't drive all the way to the walls or the Glen Iris Inn. There is still a lot of good hiking trails in the north part of the park. Well worth a visit any time of year.

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can only imagine how glorious this place is in summer and fall. We were lucky to get a near perfect 60 plus degree weather day in February. Had to leave the park, to drive to another entrance, as the in between was closed. There was lacking signage and we got a bit turned around, GPS was a bit off too,... More 

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Gainesville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2017

Lots of hiking trails & places to just relax & watch the water or people. Campsites good and there are cabins. Like the winter lodge after tubing or for summer family reunion s.

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Barrie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

One of the most beautiful parks out there, this place has so much to see. Though we only had one day, we could tell it was a great place to explore. We checked out all 3 falls in the area and were not disappointed. There are plenty of great vantage points to catch the many sights and plenty of parking.... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

It is one of New York State most beautiful Park. Some calls it "the Grand Canyon of the East". It’s a short trail from the parking till the falls view. It was an easy day in the nature with small children. The picnic's tables were free and we had a great picnic there. We made some stops with the car... More 

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