Ithaca waterfalls are gorges as the saying goes ithaca is gorges what does that mean you might ask. If you don t have time to hike from the lower falls to the main event drive up to the brand new visitor s center and pop out for a few minutes to see this mesmerizing torrent of water pouring 215 feet into a wide basin below.
If you are looking for waterfalls in ithaca there s nowhere better to start than ithaca falls.
Waterfalls around ithaca new york. Ithaca falls is one of the most impressive waterfalls in the region. We observed a few fish trying to swim upstream and there were a few fisherman on the shore. Chasing waterfalls we enjoyed this short walk to view the massive ithaca waterfalls.
See 11 947 reviews and 4 916 candid photos of things to do near ithaca waterfalls in ithaca new york. A natural pool at the base of the falls. Waterfalls around ithaca ny fall creek gorge and waterfalls fall creek is the largest stream draining into cayuga lake.
Taughannock falls state park ithaca ny visit. Well with over 150 waterfalls within 10 miles ithaca and the surrounding area were literally carved out by glaciers that formed gorges millions of years ago. A good activity to do during covid 19 with socially distancing from other and wearing a mask.
Buttermilk falls state park is another gem of a state park in the ithaca area and its namesake attraction is another gem of a waterfall in upstate new york. Ithaca waterfalls 299 reviews 6 of 21 nature parks in ithaca located in south central new york state ithaca is a pleasant town with a numerous list of natural attractions and educational sites to visit including cornell university and the corning glass museum which is abou. In all my travels around the world there are very few waterfalls in the middle of a city that have impressed me as much as this beautiful waterfall.
Taughannock falls state park. Things to do near ithaca waterfalls on tripadvisor. Fall creek gorge begins just west of beebe lake north of the main campus at cornell.