Taughannock Falls State Park

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Taughannock Falls State Park


Location:Off Route 89, 8 miles north of Ithaca.
Facilities:Tent and trailer campsites (é), showers (é), cabins (é), picnic area (é), picnic pavilions (é), food, multi-use trails, nature trail, beach (é), boat launch, marina with anchorage, playfields, playground, scenic view.
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, cross-country skiing, ice skating, sledding, snowshoeing, bow hunting for deer (in season), recreation and nature programs.
Special Features:At 215 feet, Taughannock Falls is one of the highest waterfalls in the eastern United States. Trails along the gorge and rim offer scenic views from above and below the falls.
Address:2221 Taughannock Rd
Trumansburg, NY 14886

Phone:607-387-6739
Web: www.nysparks.com/parks/info.asp?parkId=93
Size: 746 acres.

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Some popular locations include Jones Beach, Robert Moses and Sunken Meadow on Long Island, Denny Farrell Riverbank (Indoor Pool) and Gantry Plaza Spray Pad in New York City, Bear Mountain, Rockland Lake, Minnewaska, Lake Taghkanic in the Hudson Valley, Grafton Lakes, Saratoga Spa (Victoria Pool), Moreau Lake in the Capital District, Delta Lake in the Mohawk Valley, Green Lakes in the Central Region, Taughannock Falls and Watkins Glen in the Southern Tier, Fair Haven and Hamlin Beach in the Finger Lakes, and Fort Niagara, Evangola and Allegany (Quaker Area) in Western New York.
Some are well known, like Niagara and Taughannock Falls, others await discovery around the bend of a trail.
Josh Teeter, a top environmental educator in the Finger Lakes who has hosted a FDH at Taughannock Falls State Park since the program's inception, can recall the early days and how the program has progressed:
The hike we host is at Taughannock Falls State Park in Tompkins County.
Popular swimming locations include Jones Beach, Robert Moses and Sunken Meadow on Long Island; Denny Farrell Riverbank, Roberto Clemente Pools, and Gantry Plaza Spray Pad in New York City; Bear Mountain, Rockland Lake, Minnewaska, Lake Taghkanic, and Taconic (Copake and Rudd Pond) in the Hudson Valley; Grafton Lakes, Saratoga Spa (Victoria and Peerless Pools), and Moreau Lake in the Capital District; Delta Lake in the Mohawk Valley; Green Lakes and Verona Beach in Central New York; Taughannock Falls and Watkins Glen in the Southern Tier; Fair Haven and Hamlin Beach in the Finger Lakes; and Fort Niagara, Evangola and Allegany (Quaker Area) in Western New York.
Taughannock Falls State Park in Trumansburg, Tompkins County, boasts the highest (214 feet) continuous falls in the Finger Lakes.
Just some of the popular locations taking swimmers this weekend ahead of the actual start of summer include Jones Beach, Robert Moses and Sunken Meadow on Long Island, Denny Farrell Riverbank (Indoor Pool) and Gantry Plaza Spray Pad in New York City, Bear Mountain, Rockland Lake, Minnewaska, Lake Taghkanic and Taconic (Copake and Rudd Pond) in the Hudson Valley, Grafton Lakes, Saratoga Spa (Victoria Pool), Moreau Lake in the Capital District, Delta Lake in the Mohawk Valley, Green Lakes and Verona Beach in Central, Taughannock Falls and Watkins Glen in the Southern Tier, Fair Haven and Hamlin Beach in the Finger Lakes, and Fort Niagara, Evangola and Allegany (Quaker Area) in Western New York.
Address : 2221 Taughannock Rd Taughannock Falls State Park
At Taughannock Falls State Park in the Finger Lakes, you can hike the year-round gorge trail to the 215-foot falls, which are often frozen and uniquely beautiful in the winter.
Cuomo today announced that the $1.9 million transformation of the overlook at Taughannock Falls State Park is complete and now welcoming the more than 560,000 annual visitors to the popular state park.