Taughannock Creek Upper Falls

Waterfall Name: Taughannock Creek Upper Falls
Aka: First Falls
Location: Ulysses Twn

First Visit: 07-15-2006

State: New York State
Region: Central Region
County: Tompkins County
Park Area: Taughannock Falls State Park

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

Waterfall Challenge:Finger Lakes Region Waterfall Challenge Paperback – October 30, 2019, by John Haywood, Julie Hughes Romano, Bella Romano, Edward Smathers,Tompkins,pg104

Waterfall Location: N42.532434 W76.616008
Parking: N42.531712 W76.615926
Trailhead: N42.531898 W76.615878
Trail Name, Reference to: Taughannock Falls Overlook N42.53850 W76.60778, Taughannock Falls Gorge Trail N42.54525 W76.59881, Taughannock Creek Falls Cross over bridge N42.53689 W76.60901, Taughannock Creek Falls Parking for Upper Falls N42.531712 W76.615926, Taughannock Creek Falls Overlook Parking N42.53859 W76.60858, Taughannock Creek Falls Parking N42.545416 W76.599173, Taughannock Point N42.54644 W76.59771, Taughannock Creek Railroad Trail/Black Diamond Trail N42.53247 W76.61556

Stream, River: Taughannock Creek
Height, Type: 100ft span Narrow Cascade
Elevation: 725 ft to 700 ft
Level of Difficulty, Hiking Distance: Black Diamond Trail/https://parks.ny.gov/parks/attachments/TaughannockFallsTrailMap.pdf, Gorge Trail: 3/4 mile Easy, South Rim Trail: 1 1/8 mile Moderate, North Rim Trail: 1.5 mile Moderate

Whitewater Rte, Canoe Rte Map: http://www.americanwhitewater.org/content/River/detail/id/2400
Maps: Western New York All-Outdoors Atlas & Field Guide, 2008,A5,pg103

My Resource: http://www.americanwhitewater.org/content/River/detail/id/2400
Book Resource: New York Waterfalls “A Guide For Hikers & Photographers” by Scott E. Brown 2010
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Additional Information: nyfalls

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Nearest Intersection: Taughannock Park Rd and Jacksonville Rd
Directions: From the New York State Thruway, take Exit 41 to 318 East for 4 miles. Head South on Route 89 for 35 miles. From this point, continue another .3 miles and turn left onto Taughannock Park Rd. Continue to its end at the intersection of Jacksonville Rd. Turn left onto Jacksonville Rd, cross over the bridge, and you will see parking area on your left.

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