Taughannock Falls State Park Family Hiking Adventure

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Finger Lakes at Taughannock Falls State Park, where easy trails offer everyone the chance to enjoy iconic waterfalls and lush landscapes.

Last updated: May 2024

    $9 per vehicle


    More than 500 Miles from you


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  1. Arrive at the park and choose your trail at the visitor center.
  2. Hike the North Rim Trail for views from above the gorge or the South Rim Trail for a forested route.
  3. Descend to the Gorge Trail, which leads directly to the base of the falls, where you can enjoy the mist and dramatic views.
  4. Spend time at the overlooks capturing photos or enjoying a picnic.
  5. If camping, set up your tent at one of the designated sites and explore the park over multiple days.



Ulysses, NY 14886

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  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Water bottles
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat for sun protection
  • Camping gear if staying overnight

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