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Cayuga Lake

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Address: Ithaca, NY
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+1 607-273-3440
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One of the largest of New York's Finger Lakes, this area is used for...

One of the largest of New York's Finger Lakes, this area is used for swimming, boating, fishing and other outdoor recreational activities.

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Spectacular Views

Words cannot describe the beauty of the scenic overlook views of the Ithaca falls. Read the history signage and get a real feel for how these falls became so important to the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Mendon, New York
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Mendon, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Words cannot describe the beauty of the scenic overlook views of the Ithaca falls. Read the history signage and get a real feel for how these falls became so important to the community.

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We are blessed with beautiful lakes, great hiking, biking and boating. Best place to launch is Treaman State Park. Great amenities.

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Ellsworth, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoy the view from the overlook but head to the parking lot on the lower level and hike 3/4 mile to the falls. Icy in winter so wear good boots but so glad we made the trek. Phenomenal.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

We have been in the summer and today in the snow! We go into Stewart park and sit on the swinging bench and watch the wildlife under the huge willow trees. It's also good to watch the sail boats in the summer.

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

A dozen miles from downtown Ithaca, which is georgous for gorges. Out of all falls of the area this is the tallest (214 ft), and the most spectacular one. To the east lies the Cayuga Lake where the Taughannock Creek joins. All the three make it a must see.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

I was in the area for the first time and stopped to take in the view on a beautiful fall day. Very convenient to Ithaca and easy to access. Don't miss this!

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Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

It is a short drive from Ithaca; the viewing area is minutes from the parking lot. Well worth the time to visit.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

The trail is well maintained and the waterfall is gorgeous. This is a great place to spend a couple of hours.

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Fingerlakes, ny
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Camped here after the main camping area had closed for the season. Only the electric sites were available. It was great to have electric, though. The sites in this area are pretty much wide open and some are VERY close to each other. We were lucky to get a corner site, so we had more room than most sites. The... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Loved Stewart Park at the southern end of Cayuga Lake. I saw no reviews of it on TripAdvisor so I'm putting mine here. What a lovely park to sit on one of the swings below the weeping willow trees and stare at the lake. You can BBQ, enjoy a picnic or watch the kids have fun on the playground. There... More 

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