Taughannock Falls Gorge Trail

Trail distance: 0.95 miles

Difficulty level(s): moderate to difficult

The Gorge Trail extends approximately 1 mile along Taughannock Creek before reaching the tallest single-drop waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains – Taughannock Falls. In addition to the 215-foot Taughannock Falls, one other waterfall can be viewed from the Gorge Trail, known as Little or Lower Falls, is located near the lower trailhead. The George Trail offers an easy family-oriented hike through unique ecological communities with a diversity of plants and animals.

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 Cross-Country Skiiing
  • Good for Snowshoeing
  • Scenic Vistas
  • Unique Wildlife Viewing
  • Picnicking allowed
  • Restrooms available

More Info

Part of interconnected trail system: Yes

Trail Surface: Earth, Gravel/Stone Dust

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

Visit the Trail Owners/Stewards

http://nysparks.com/parks/attachments/TaughannockFallsTrailMap.pdf