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Buffalo, New York

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  • Orchard Park, New York

    Hike to Eternal Flame Falls in Chestnut Ridge Park

    1.5 mi
    I'd heard two things about this particular waterfall before seeing it: the flame isn't always lit (so bring a lighter) and the current depends on the rain.  Parking was simple; the falls is in the corner of Chestnut Ridge Park and there are many entrances, but the hike itself has it's own parking...
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  • Niagara Falls, New York

    Hike To Niagara Gorge Whirlpools

    2 mi
    There are many different hiking trails in the Niagara Falls area, one of the favorites and most challenging being Devils Hole and Whirlpool Trail. Park at the far end of the lot at Whirlpool Park and walk towards the river where you'll see the trailhead going north. After about 5 minutes on this ...
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  • Thorold, Ontario

    Hike to Decew Falls [Closed]

    1.2 mi
    NOTE: This waterfall is Closed with fencing surrounding the entrance and fines given to those who try to access the falls.  This area is home to two main waterfalls - Upper DeCew Falls, a large 22 metre plunge waterfall, and Lower DeCew Falls, a smaller 25 foot steep cascade waterfall. With its ...
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  • Castile, New York

    Inspiration Point and Lower Falls via Gorge Trail

    3.96 mi / 610 ft gain
    Inspiration Point and Lower Falls via Gorge Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Portageville, New York.
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  • Hunt, New York

    Hike the Gorge Trail in Letchworth State Park

    7 mi
    There are over 66 miles of trails to explore at Letchworth State Park; however, the most popular and the one I chose is the Gorge Trail. This trail runs 7 miles from point-to-point passing by three lovely waterfalls. It travels parallel to the main road for the majority of the hike. You can star...
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  • Perry, New York

    Camp at the Highbanks Campground (Letchworth State Park)

    The Highbanks camping area is located on northern end of the park. Entering the park from the Mount Morris the camper registration will be 6 miles in on Park Road.Pick up a park map and choose some of the many sites to explore whether it is hiking or just driving through the park to some of road...
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  • Mount Morris, New York

    Hike to Papermill Falls

    0.75 mi
    The trail is marked as #19 on Letchworth State Park maps also known as Gibsonville Trail. The trailhead is located in the northern section of the park between the Highbanks Recreation area and the Highbanks Tent and Trailer camping. There is parking just north of the bridge that crosses the Sil...
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