Taughannock Falls State Park

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Taughannock Falls State Park

Taughannock Falls State Park
4.5
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John K
Brooklyn, NY23 contributions
Fantastic Falls!
Sep 2021
The best part was the Falls, itself. Breathtaking, higher than Niagara, and Much More Approachable! The park has hiking ( fairly flat ) that is not too strenuous for older folks or people with mobility issues. Close to nearby Ithaca.
Written October 19, 2021
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Linda B
Raleigh, NC2,203 contributions
Easily seen from the overlook
Oct 2021
So if you're not into hiking down to it...you don't need to in order to enjoy the falls. I would highly recommend.
Written October 9, 2021
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DougJ25
New York City, NY916 contributions
View the Falls in the Overlook and in the Gorge on Foot
Oct 2021 • Friends
5 stars for the waterfall. Great overlook from above, with its visitor center, bathroom and free parking.

My advice is to do both the overlook and park at the bottom of the gorge and take the Gorge Trail to see the falls as well. It’s a 0.75 mile hike one way, which takes about 25-30 minutes. It’s flat, but muddy and the payoff of the view of the falls is incredible.
Written October 8, 2021
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63impala
Stoneham, MA803 contributions
Excellent Falls
Sep 2021
Excellent falls to check out. You can drive up to the overlook and then drive down to the trail that leads right up to the falls. The hike is graded so there is no steep climbing so anyone of any age can do it.
Written October 6, 2021
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pmp1960
Cleveland, OH156 contributions
Wonderful falls
Sep 2021 • Couples
Wonderful walk up the gorge to see a spectacular waterfall. There is also a nice overlook view. The upper falls is great as well but you don’t get as good a view of it. Parking can be tight if it’s busy.
Written September 30, 2021
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Laurie P
Cortland, NY7,059 contributions
After a strong rain, this place is SPECTACULAR, but it's always great!!
Sep 2021
Growing up in Ithaca, I have spent a lot of time at this beautiful show of nature. Taughannock is taller than Niagara Falls-yet certainly not as wide.
The park is located on the right of Route 89 as you leave Ithaca. The park is beautiful, with many places to picnic, boat, walk, and swim. As a child we had many picnics here-and although in recent years people don't picnic as much-it has seen a huge upswing due to the pandemic, and on a nice day it is busy!
Across from the State Park on the left is a small parking area for a 3/4 mile hike to the foot of the falls. My last visit on a beautiful Thursday last week it was full-and I had to park in the park itself and walk over. The walk down to the falls is fairly flat. It generally is a bit wet-so wear shoes that you don't mind getting wet.
Past the park on the way up 89 on the left is the Overlook to the falls. We always go to the overlook first-then come back to walk the trail to the falls. Our final adventure is walking down by Cayuga Lake and having a picnic.
At this time of year the "leaf peepers" will begin showing up. Usually early to mid-October. On a sunny fall day they will be out in full force-and you will be lucky to see people from all over the world enjoying our little piece of heaven.
This is a 4 season falls, that should be enjoyed in all of the seasons for its incredible beauty!
Written September 22, 2021
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patriciay455
Baltimore, MD173 contributions
Lovely Hike to Falls
Sep 2021 • Couples
Visited Taughannock Falls St Park on a very warm September day. The Falls from the Overlook was spectacular. We hiked the North Rim trail which had some steep climbs. Make sure you have water and a hiking pole if you have bad knees
Written September 15, 2021
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KAG39
Pittsburgh PA295 contributions
Beautiful
Aug 2021
Beautiful water fall. We only did the upper observation area due to health limitations. It is hard to believe that it is actually a bit taller than Niagara Falls. When we looked at it we both said it isn't as big-wide as Niagara but it still beautiful. We went on a Sunday morning to fill in some time before the wineries open. It was a nice stop.
Written September 15, 2021
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James C
21 contributions
Best Hike Ever
Sep 2021
This is about a one mile hike one-way on a very wide path that is as good as it gets. Along the way is great scenery with fine views of the cliffs and at the end is a fantastic waterfall. You're right in front of a terrific scene.
Written September 14, 2021
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Sonja C
295 contributions
Amazing Waterfall
Aug 2021
My friend and I first saw the fall from the observation point and then we drove down to the park and walked to the base, it is flat threw the forest and it is about I would say a 30 min walk. People were in the water along side the trail with their dogs. I have to say it looked absolutely refreshing. Once you arrive at the base it is amazing! Truly beautiful and so mesmerizing. We loved it!
Written August 31, 2021
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