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Spectacular Natural Wonder

A spectacular waterfall that looks like it empties right into the basement of a house at the end of... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
Unexpected Surprise

These falls are just down the street from the Falls Motel (appropriate name) within walking... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2018
Richard B
Highland Mills, NY
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All reviews watkins glen beautiful waterfall middle of town small memorial residential area worth a stop short stop parking is limited quick visit follow the signs unexpected surprise the main drag nice pictures street parking greek revival beautiful site natural wonder
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

A spectacular waterfall that looks like it empties right into the basement of a house at the end of a historic street. However, the water makes an immediate turn heading North. Besides the beauty of the falls, there are a number of historic buildings, including...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank retdvm
Reviewed October 19, 2018

These falls are just down the street from the Falls Motel (appropriate name) within walking distance.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed October 17, 2018

These falls are HUGE and right smack in the middle of town. We were driving around and then, viola! There they were right in front of us. The falls are located behind a lovely pillared building and there is a small memorial park in front...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Dayseemay
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

The falls are in the middle of the town. Very easy access. Great water flow made for a great experience

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

These falls are right in the middle of the historic downtown of Montour Falls. I mean they are literally right there, with neighboring houses on either side. Pretty cool setting, and really this stop will only take 15 minutes or so. The surrounding historical district...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank trimess
Reviewed October 4, 2018

enjoyed this falls very much,,the rushing water made for a awesome site! glad we were able to see it!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank csmjwm
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

One of the most accessible waterfalls around. If you really wanted to you need not get out of your vehicle. The falls are almost in the center of town. It’s worth taking a walk through the town.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank doppierunner
Reviewed September 27, 2018

While viewing Montour Falls another couple told us of more waterfalls and pointed to Genesee Street. We drove about half a mile south on Genesee St. and easily spotted Shequaga Falls at a point near where Main Street intersects with Gennessee St. Parking is available...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tim L
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Plenty of water in Sept. makes this falls impressive. Nice little park allows you to get close to falls and collection area. You can also drive up to the top of the falls for a different perspective.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stephen B
Reviewed September 12, 2018

This is one of several water falls in Montour Falls. There is a cute little park where you can sit and catch some pictures or relax. There is a little parking pull off that you can take advantage of if you are just stopping for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Kelly B
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April 2, 2018|
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Response from Rebecca K | Reviewed this property |
Montour Falls, New York, right outside Watkins Glen.
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Response from Momfitz1 | Reviewed this property |
The park is open dawn til dusk but I didn't see the posting of the hours when the falls is lit, only that it is lit at night.