Taughannock Falls State Park, Trumansburg

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With a waterfall taller than Niagara Falls, Taughannock Falls State Park is a must-see for nature lovers. The impressive falls stand 66 m (215 ft) high, which is 10 m (33 m) taller than Niagara's. The water from the falls continues through a gorge surrounded by high cliff walls. The short gorge trail is an easy walk and offers the best views of the plunging falls. The park also includes campsites and cabins on Cayuga Lake, with a nearby beach, marina, and boat launch. The state park provides organized tours of the gorge. To visit Taughannock Falls State Park on your holiday in Trumansburg, and find out what else Trumansburg has to offer, use our Trumansburg.
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  • We stopped at the overlook and enjoyed the views there. Then got back in our car to take the road down. You’ll come out facing the Lake. Turn right and you’ll see a parking lot. The trail is just off....  more
    We stopped at the overlook and enjoyed the views there. Then got back in our car to take the road down. You’ll come out facing the Lake. Turn right and you’ll see a parking lot. The trail is just off....  more »
  • Gorgeous falls in the state park. Easy walk to the falls from the parking lot. You need to pay to walk the trails or have a New York State Park Pass, which we did not have, but you are allowed to... 
    Gorgeous falls in the state park. Easy walk to the falls from the parking lot. You need to pay to walk the trails or have a New York State Park Pass, which we did not have, but you are allowed to...  more »
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  • The gorge trail hike was very nice. A pleasant easy walk with nice views of the surrounding cliffs and concluding with Taughannock Falls: New York State's tallest waterfall. The park also has access to Cayuga Lake. Along the lake shore there are picnic spots, a boat launch site, and places to fish. The views of the lake are also very nice. The South Rim trial above the gorge was also a nice walk with some good views of the gorge. However, the park should put up more signs that have trail maps on these trails. It would make it much more easy to navigate around these trails. Definitely, a NY State Park that is a nice place to visit!
  • Absolutely breathtaking every time I come here. Finally hiked the gorge and got to see the falls up close with some friends during a camping trip. Very great hike, no crazy elevation changes. Just a nice, flat relaxing walk through the woods and gorge. 10/10 recommend doing both the actual hike and the overview after; to admire the scenery & accomplishment of the hike!

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