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. Use our Trumansburg trip builder to visit Taughannock Falls State Park on your trip to Trumansburg, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Dog friendly and easy to walk, this 1.5 mile trail is nearly all flat and paved. You can dip your toes in the water along the way and the end of the trail leads to a stunning waterfall. Totally worth ...  more »
  • We went here as kids and either there wasn't a north and south rim hike then or my parents were smart enough to trek us up there :) Stick to the gorge trail for ahhhhhhmazing photo ops and ends at the...  more »
  • The walk from the parking lot to the waterfall is very easy, suitable for all ages. You pass along a nice creek with children in it, and in the end you reach the waterfall that is high and impressive....  more »

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