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Stopped here to see the falls and one of the highlights of the visit was the walk thru the gorge to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
P F B
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Edison, New Jersey
Beautiful views

You can get a great view of the falls without even hiking. Well marked trails if you do decide to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
playnjayn
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Perkasie, Pennsylvania, United States
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped here to see the falls and one of the highlights of the visit was the walk thru the gorge to the falls themselves. When the river is low enough, you can walk along the river bed, which is solid rock. Great for photography to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You can get a great view of the falls without even hiking. Well marked trails if you do decide to take a walk.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank playnjayn
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Every year my boyfriend , dog , & I take a nice drive on Easter Sunday and go for a nice drive , and come here . It's an easy walk , & the views are beautiful .

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MaddieG614
Reviewed 1 week ago

There wasn't much water flowing during our visit, but it was still a nice waterfall and hike. There is a wide, mostly flat and even path back to the waterfall so it was an easy walk. You could also walk down along the actual water...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank KitKatOhio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Water level was low and not much running over the falls but it still was a very enjoyable experience. Nice park along Lake Cayuga . Easy three quarter mile walk to the falls in a pretty forest.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Marlin M
Reviewed 1 week ago

While driving around Cayuga Lake, we noticed a sing for Taughannock Falls State Park on the west side of the lake and stopped in. There is a nice overlook spot facing the waterfall and gorge. Worth a stop.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AldebaranFlorida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The waterfall is a beautiful natural feature. We found the signage to be good to the parking lot for the overlook, but beyond that it was difficult to find additional trail info and directions. Maybe I just didn’t look in the right places, but we...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ImportR06
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great view of the falls from the overlook. When you get to the main entrance to the park, there are several trails available to hike. We chose the Gorge Trail, totaling 1.5 miles roundtrip. It was shaded, flat and an easy walk. It's even handicap...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank flyfisher4102016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow what a gorgeous place! Be sure to visit these falls. There is an overlook and at the parking kot6at the base you can walk to the falls in about 20 minutes.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Rick0109
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ithaca has many water falls but, this was by far, the most beautiful for me. It has two viewing options that offer two vantage points. From the main viewing deck or from down below. This one looks like a heart with a single drop of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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flyfisher4102016
September 22, 2019|
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Response from pamelabD9213LP | Reviewed this property |
They are supposed to get heavy rains today, so I would assume the water flow would continue to be impressive into the week
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rasmiranjanbabu
August 30, 2019|
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Response from Shawna M | Reviewed this property |
There is only one restaurant in the park and it is pretty pricey. However, Ithaca is only 20 minutes away and has tons of restaurants. I would recommend the Ithaca Beer Company and Gorgers Sub shop for some really good... More
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Judude
July 26, 2019|
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Response from 4littlebirdies | Reviewed this property |
The hike is a brief 30 minute walk. It's beautiful, enjoy! No cell phone tour.
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