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Letchworth State Park

Castile, NY 14427-9714
+1 585-493-3600
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Letchworth is absolutely a must see if you're within a few hour drive, I unsure how so many have... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Courtney W
Mansfield, MA
Well worth the drive!

This is an amazing park with incredible waterfalls. It took a while to find it coming from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Terry B
Stockton, Illinois, United States
via mobile
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Letchworth State Park, the "Grand Canyon of the East," is where a 17-mile stretch of the Genesee River roars through the park's scenic gorge with three major waterfalls and cliffs as high as 600 feet, surrounded by lush forests. Recently named Best State Park in the nation, Letchworth's new Humphrey Nature Center is a must-see. Walk the seven-mile Gorge Trail with jaw-dropping views at the overlooks or take the trail to the water's edge. I addition to trails, several hundred campsites and cabins, other amenities and activities include a pool, playground, athletic fields, festivals, cultural events, history and performing arts programs, guided walks, whitewater rafting, and hot-air ballooning.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“grand canyon” (247 reviews)
“lower falls” (111 reviews)
“hiking trails” (81 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Castile, NY 14427-9714
+1 585-493-3600
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Letchworth is absolutely a must see if you're within a few hour drive, I unsure how so many have never heard of it (as I hadn't!). When you pull up and you see that initial 'canyon', you can't help but marvel how this exists! The...More

Thank Courtney W
Lisa B, Public Relations Manager at Letchworth State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind comments about this beautiful park. Please come back again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing park with incredible waterfalls. It took a while to find it coming from the finger lakes region. Use your GPS. We only went to the easy falls, I believe it was the lower, next to the inn and restaurant. If you...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was not our planned destination but I am sure glad we went. We went in mid October the day after a severe storm went through and blew down many huge trees. The Inn was not open due to power outage. The upper falls was...More

Thank Kathi M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We camped for 3 nights here in the fall and it was just beautiful, the campground was great, the scenery was just incredible. The fall colours are definitely worth the drive. The waterfalls and all of the scenery was just beautiful. I would highly recommend...More

Thank ideal21
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first stop to get our bearings and look at a map after coming through the main gate was at an overlook of the gorge. Wow! While a few areas had too many stairs, like the lower falls, or was too rugged even for an...More

Thank itravelus
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with friends in spring, new leaves on trees and the green surrounding with amazing waterfall, u can just imagine the beauty of this place. let me share a brief detail about this place: The 14,350-acre scenic park features year-round recreational activities and accommodations. Gorges...More

Thank SaRa7Bana
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there with some friends during a fall afternoon the weather that day was just perfect. It's a nice place to enjoy the colors of autumn and walk in the woods. Definitely a must if you are in westerns NYS.

Thank Mario-Ort
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sought out the #1 USA Today rated state park. We were not disappointed. The gorge and the Middle Falls are the two most scenic stops. We stayed in the park at GlenIris Inn. There is a great view of the falls which are lighted...More

Thank SheltonMcBride
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park is stunning to say the least, people have easy access to the waterfalls. There is plenty of parking near each of the falls. We went November 1st and 2nd 2017, the foliage was somewhat disappointing, the colors weren't as brilliant as the past...More

Thank Tom T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

anyone in the finger lakes area visiting, touring or locals must find time to visit this beautiful park. It is fascinatingly wonderful to tour. Canyons, waterfalls. trails abound here. nice restaurants and great roads and hiking trails to and from lookout points. a day well...More

Thank kenmkboy
Lisa B, Public Relations Manager at Letchworth State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kinds words about our magnificent park. We welcome you back with open arms at any time.

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Mercy R
3 November 2017|
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Response from Mary O | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about that. I would go on the website and see.
Taylor F
23 October 2017|
Response from Malgonia J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, this is a year round park and all sites may be viewed from the car. The hiking routes will presumably be closed in snow or heavy rain( causing mud) due to safety reasons. Enjoy your trip.
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11 October 2017|
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Response from Sarushkaya | Reviewed this property |
Nov will be too late. Check fall foliage report online to see when peak is approaching. USA Today has the fall foliage report.