Fillmore Glen swimming area 6-19-2004_00003-2.jpg

Fillmore Glen State Park 

First visit: 06-19-2004

 

Finger Lakes-Wine Country, Central New York
Locke Twn

 

The Fillmore Glen Gorge Trail is an approx. 2.5 to 4 mile trail. This can be done either all together as a loop, or you can do the lower gorge and then drive up to the top and then do the upper trail. Plan on at least spending 2 hours for the entire park.

Trail Update:  The Gorge Trail and Cowsheds Trail are closed for the season and will reopen in 2022

Geography:

Named for U.S. President Millard Fillmore, Fillmore Glen State Park is located adjacent to Moravia, in Cayuga County. A replica of the log cabin in which President Fillmore was born is located within the park.

Facilities:

The park has a beach, cabins, campsites with dumping stations and showers, pavilions, picnic tables, a playground, and playing fields.

Fillmore Glen swimming area 6-19-2004_00003-2.jpg
Fillmore Glen swimming area 6-19-2004_00003-2.jpg

 

Most of the waterfalls are on Dry Creek, with the exception of Dalibarda Falls that is on a tributary to Dry Creek.

Cowshed Falls aka Lower Falls, Dry Falls

37 ft, Plunge, Located Above The Swimming Area

Fillmore Glen Cowsheds 6-19-2004_00001-2.jpg
Fillmore Glen Cowsheds 6-19-2004_00001-2.jpg

Cowsheds Upper Falls

14 ft, Located Above The Swimming Area

Fillmore Glen Cowsheds Upper area 6-19-2004_00004 (2)
Fillmore Glen Cowsheds Upper area 6-19-2004_00004 (2)

Dalibarda Falls aka Delbardi Falls

Unnamed tributary to Dry Creek

85 ft, Drop, Located Between Bridge 6 And 7

Fillmore Glen Dalibarda 6-19-2004_00001
Fillmore Glen Dalibarda 6-19-2004_00001

Pinnacle Falls (Historical Name)

Located Between Bridge 7 And 8

Lower Falls, 14 ft, Drop

Upper Falls, 14 ft

Fillmore Glen Pinnacle Lower, Cayuga County, New York
Fillmore Glen Pinnacle Lower, Cayuga County, New York
Fillmore Glen Pinnacle Upper, Cayuga County, New York
Fillmore Glen Pinnacle Upper, Cayuga County, New York

These two falls are Located up by the dam for the old gorge trail, .5 Mile Round Trip

Hogsback Falls (Historical Name) 80 ft

Upper Falls 45 ft

Fillmore Glen, Hogsback Falls, Cayuga County, New York 6-29-2014
Fillmore Glen, Hogsback Falls, Cayuga County, New York 6-29-2014
Fillmore Glen Upper Falls
Fillmore Glen Upper Falls
Fillmore Glen Upper Falls area
Fillmore Glen Upper Falls area

Sources:

Western New York All-Outdoors Atlas & Field Guide, 2008

200 Waterfalls in Central and Western New York: A Finder’s 2018, by Rich and Sue Freeman

New York Waterfalls “A Guide For Hikers & Photographers” by Scott E. Brown 2010

World Waterfall Database

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/new-york/fillmore-glen-falls-5-falls-trail

http://nysparks.com/parks/attachments/FillmoreGlenTrailMap.pdf

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