Welcome to Taughannock Falls, the tallest single-drop waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains. Located just outside of Trumansburg in Central New York, Taughannock Falls hosts more than 560,000 visitors each year.
As the tallest free-falling waterfall in the northeastern United States, Taughannock rises 215 feet, making it 33 feet taller than Niagara Falls. The gorge walls themselves tower 400 feet, giving rim trail hikers a fabulous view. In Algonquin, “Taughannock” means “in the trees”.
The location is steeped in geological history, and each season brings with it unique characteristics for a different experience whenever you visit. Want to see something recent from the park? Check out the Recently Seen @Taughannock section.
There are tons of things to do when you visit Taughannock Falls. Whether you enjoy water-based or walking through the woods, camping under dense green canopies or enjoying summer concerts in wide open spaces, Taughannock has a little something for everyone.
Come on in, and discover why Taughannock is one of the area’s most treasured natural spaces.