Cascadilla Upper Gorge, Eddy Dam Footbridge Falls

Waterfall Name: Cascadilla Upper Gorge, Eddy Dam Footbridge Falls
Aka: Upper/Lower
Location: Ithaca

First Visit: 09-17-2017

State: New York State
Region: Central Region
County: Tompkins County
Park Area: Cascadilla Upper Gorge Park Falls

NYS Tourism Region: Finger Lakes-Wine Country
NYDEC Region: Central New York

Waterfall Challenge:————-

Waterfall Location: N42.44227 W76.48067
Parking: N42.4436435 W76.4788954
Trailhead: N42.44305 W76.47997
Trail Name, Reference to: Eddy Dam Footbridge Falls intersection photo N42.44231 W76.48083, Eddy Dam Footbridge Falls, Upper portion N42.44235 W76.48019, Eddy Dam Footbridge Falls, Upper portion photo N42.44245 W76.48047, Eddy Dam Footbridge N42.44250 W76.48083, Eddy Dam Footbridge Falls top N42.44254 W76.48067

Stream, River: Cascadilla Creek
Height, Type: ————-
Elevation: 750 ft
Level of Difficulty, Hiking Distance: 1 Mile/Approx 1 Hour for all falls on this trail

Whitewater Rte, Canoe Rte Map: ————-
Maps: ————-

My Resource: 200 Waterfalls In Central & Western New York “A Finders’ Guide” By Rich And Sue Freeman 2002
Book Resource: New York Waterfalls “A Guide For Hikers & Photographers” by Scott E. Brown 2010
Brochures, Travel Guides, Visitor Guides:
Trail_URL: Cornell Plantations
Additional Information: Cascadilla Gorge Cross over Bridge #1 N42.44291 W76.49398 433 ft, Cascadilla Gorge cross over bridge #2 N42.44314 W76.48638 625 ft, Cascadilla Gorge Oak Ave and College Ave Koist N42.44280 W76.48508 725 ft, Cascadilla Gorge Parking #02, Williams St N42.44235 W76.48966 600 ft, Cascadilla Gorge Parking Garage on Hoyd Rd/Rhodes Hall, Trail Entry from N42.44305 W76.47997 795 ft, Cascadilla Gorge Pl Trail Entry N42.44274 W76.48579 709 ft, Cascadilla Gorge sign and view of cross over bridge #1 N42.44297 W76.49392 431 ft, Cascadilla Gorge Stone Arched Bridge looking back up from bridge photo N42.44337 W76.48921 557 ft, Cascadilla Gorge Trail, State St N42.44299 W76.49432 425 ft, Cascadilla Gorge Trolly Footbridge N42.44313 W76.48432 727 ft, Cascadilla Gorge Upper Park Parking Oxley Lot N42.4434778 W76.4756844 848 ft

Photos, Information Contributed to other Websites: Dig the Falls

Landmark: William Hazlett Smith Dam
Nearest Intersection: Dryden Rd and Hoy Rd
Directions: From I-81 South in Cortland, Take exit 12 to the right onto US-11/Rt-41 towards Rt-281/Homer/Cortland for .4 miles. Keep left onto Hwy 281 ramp for .5 miles. Take the Rt-281 S ramp towards Ithaca for 196 ft. Turn left onto Hwy 281 and drive for 11.4 miles. Turn right onto W Main St and drive for 6.0 miles. Turn left onto Dryden Rd and drive for 3.9 miles. Turn left onto Dryden Rd and drive .2 miles. Turn right onto Dryden Rd and drive .5 miles. Turn left onto Eddy St for 188 ft. Turn right onto E Buffalo St for .4 miles. Turn right onto Terrace Place for .1 miles.

Comments, Notes: gps taken standing at the top/another section of small falls above, gps taken on bridge looking up at falls, there is a very small drop just below the bridge

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