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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  • Start by reviewing the falls from an overlook but do not pass up the 3/4 mile hike both ways to see the falls more close up. A beauty of nature not to be passed up. Crowded on week-ends. $8 for parkin...  more »
  • I'm originally from upstate NY but hadn't been to these falls until I went back on a visit with my family. Such a pretty place and worth a walk to the falls. It takes you back to a different time when...  more »
  • You will find yourself on a wide gravel/dirt walking trail, about 1.5 miles round trip. It is a largely shaded trail that follows the water to a dramatic 200 foot waterfall at the end of the trail tha...  more »