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Taughannock Falls State Park

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Address: 2221 Taughannock Park Rd, Trumansburg, NY 14886-9567
Phone Number: 607-387-6739
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Beautiful day and hike!

We hiked the south rim around to the top and then down the north rim. The falls were beautiful. We've never been there before so I don't know if the water flow was little or... read more

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Zeeland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We hiked the south rim around to the top and then down the north rim. The falls were beautiful. We've never been there before so I don't know if the water flow was little or not. I thought the view from the visitors area was amazing. We enjoyed the hike too.

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Washington, D.C.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Drought--the worst in 20 - 50 years, depending on who you ask--has hit this place so hard that you can walk through the (mostly) dry riverbed instead of the trail leading up to the signature falls. They are still there, but there is no roaring wall of thunder; it's barely more than a trickle. An easy hike.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Should be better directions so you know how to walk up to the bottom of the falls. Also, if you pay $8 @ one park in NY save your receipt so you don't need to pay the $8 again. Not much water but still an amazing sight today.

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Lakewood, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I came here years ago and loved it. Sadly, I just went back during a drought, and it was much less impressive, but you can't blame the park for that! It just hasn't rained enough this summer. It's very impressive when it's flowing like it does in most of these pictures, though. You can see it from the parking lot... More 

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Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great easy walk to see the falls. Only 3/4 of a mile from parking lot to falls. There is an upper view point & an upper falls. I believe that there is a trail to get up there by foot, but one can drive to both areas.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is one place you won't want to miss. Level trail leads to the end of the gorge which is breathtaking. The flat slabs of rock on the stream bed are almost as impressive as the canyon itself. Different sides of the canyon get different light so different vegetation. One of the first places I hiked as a kid. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The camping area is decent, with spacious parking for RVs and cars, nice and clean bathrooms with free hot water, good dish-washing station... The whole park is big, with great picnic areas next to the lake. It's also great for hiking, running, kayaking... There's plenty of outdoor activities to do.

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Castleton On Hudson, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This time of year there was minimal water coming over the Falls. We still enjoyed our walk up the bed of the Falls. Be careful walking in the water it is very slippery. You can drive to the top and look down at the fall or drive to the bottom and walk into the falls. It is worth the walk... More 

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Cobourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An easy 3/4 mile hike leads you to a stunning waterfall. I would recommend this park for all ages. Almost another wonder of the world!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a nice waterfall - it's a short walk from the car park abut I still managed to see a few bits of wildlife on the way there.

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