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Favorite Finger Lakes Waterfalls

Favorite Finger Lakes Waterfalls by John Haywood The Finger Lakes Region is known for many things: Wine, agriculture, history, and of course, waterfalls! And with such an abundance of waterfalls in the region, it’s easy for anyone to find their favorite Finger Lakes waterfalls! Geology and erosion have presented the region with a number of spectacular waterfalls that draw visitors from all around. The phrase “Ithaca is Gorges” speaks to the many gorges that can be found in just Ithaca […]

Finger Lakes Region Waterfall Roadtrip part 3

In this third Finger Lakes Waterfall Roadtrip, we’ll explore waterfalls in the western area of the region! We begin the trip at the Finger Lakes Welcome Center in Geneva and work our way to the Genesee River in Livingston County. Might as well hit up Letchworth State Park while we’re that close! (We’re going by the map below since it’s one of the only ones that contains the area around the Finger Lakes) For each waterfall, you’ll find the closest […]

Finger Lakes Region Roadtrip part 2

In this second Finger Lakes Region Roadtrip, we’ll explore more falls throughout the eastern side of this waterfall-rich area! Starting at Pratt’s Falls and working to the Sweedler Preserve and the falls on Lick Brook, this roadtrip may take longer than a day, but the choice of waterfalls offers everyone a chance to make their own adventure! Pratt’s Falls – A 137-foot cascade is at the heart of Pratt’s Falls Park. Bucktail Falls – A quick walk gets you to […]

Excelsior Glen upper section

Excelsior Glen upper trail section, Schuyler County, New York Powered by Wikiloc

Chasing Waterfalls – Finger Lakes Waterfall Challenge

Chasing Waterfalls – Finger Lakes Waterfall Challenge The Finger Lakes Waterfall Challenge began in the fall of 2019 and is based on the book Finger Lakes Region Waterfall Challenge by John Haywood.  Inside you’ll find numerous maps and listings for almost 50 waterfalls.  From locations in New York State parks to local community parks and everything in between, you will find amazing locations with beautiful waterfalls.  Some are very easy to see since they are beside the road and others […]