Taughannock Falls State Park

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 State Park 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”.

Taughannock Falls State Park 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 State Park. 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 Falls State Park is one of the area’s most treasured natural spaces.