Taughannock Falls is one of the most accessible waterfalls in our park system. You can walk in the creek and play in the tiny cascades along the gorge.
Cascadilla Creek in Ithaca produces 8 waterfalls as it descends 400 feet through Cascadilla Gorge. The trail is paved with large stone steps, paths, and bridges.
Venture into one of these New York State Parks within a 2-hour drive of Rochester and discover what makes them each unique!
Harriet Hollister Spencer State Recreation Area is a New York State Park located in the hills six miles south of Honeoye Lake.
Watkins Glen State Park is located in the heart of the small town of Watkins Glen, at the southern tip of Seneca Lake. The glen is only 2 miles long, perfect for a day trip.
Hamlin Beach State Park has 7 miles of beautiful biking and walking trails, including a mile-long self-guided tour of a CCC/POW camp.