Taughannock Falls North Rim Trail

Trail distance: 1.44 miles

Difficulty level(s): moderate

The North Rim Trail is approximately 1.5-miles long and runs along the rim of Taughannock Creek gorge. The trail offers a birds-eye perspective of the gorge and the tallest single-drop waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains – Taughannock Falls. The falls overlook and visitors center are along the North Rim Trail, and each offers more excellent views along with interpretation about this remarkable natural resource.

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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