Taughannock Falls South Rim Trail

Trail distance: 1.6 miles

Difficulty level(s): moderate

South Rim Trail is approximately 1.2-miles long and runs along the rim of Taughannock Creek gorge. The trail offers a birds-eye perspective of the gorge below and the tallest single-drop waterfall east of the Rock Mountains – Taughannock Falls.

Part of the Taughannock Falls State Park trail network

Trailhead GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 42.545671
Longitude: -76.59948

Parking Locations

Trail Attributes

  • Good for Hiking
  • Good for Running
  • Good for Snowshoeing
  • Lakes visible
  • Scenic Vistas
  • Unique Wildlife Viewing
  • Picnicking allowed
  • Restrooms available

More Info

Part of interconnected trail system: Yes

Trail Surface: Earth

Trail Markers: wayfinding signs

Use of firearms for deer hunting is not allowed. Bow hunting may be allowed. BE SAFE: See the specific trail owner/steward’s website for the most up to date details

Open Year Round

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