Buttermilk Falls State Park
Route 13 South
Ithaca, NY 14850
Toll Free: for camping reservations 1-800-456-CAMP
Buttermilk Creek descends more than 500 feet in a series of cascades and rapids. A natural pool at the base of Buttermilk Falls provides swimming with the feel of an old swimming hole. Upstream, a scenic trail circles Lake Treman. Limited cross-country skiing, summer recreation program. Picnic area, camping, playground, hiking trails, swimming, shelter and restrooms are available.
Cayuga Lake Bike Trail Loop
Enjoy almost 100 miles of biking trails. The Cayuga lake bike trail loop is almost 100 miles of combined biking trails, including Trumansburg bike trails, Ithaca bike trails, all the way to Seneca Falls and through Lansing.
Cayuga/Seneca Lake Bike Trail Loop
And for the avid biker there is the larger combined Seneca-Cayuga bike trail loop is over 106 Miles, covering both Cayuga and Seneca Lake and the Geneva bike paths, and all the others from the Cayuga bike path plus more.
Cayuga Lakeside Stables
9186 Booth Rd.
Trumansburg, NY 14886
Cornell Plantations is alive with plants, purpose, and a presence that truly distinguishes the university among its peers. Our mature botanical garden, arboretum, and diverse network of nature preserves help make Cornell one of the most beautiful campuses anywhere. Our leadership in environmental conservation and education is helping protect native species and habitats in Plantations natural areas, throughout the region, and beyond . Addmission is Free.
Painted Bar Stables
4093 Lake Avenue (Rte. 79)
Burdett, NY 14818
Specializing in trail riding, the stable has reliable horses to guarantee a safe, secure adventure on horseback for riders of all ages and abilities.
Cayuga Waterfront Trail
Beginning at Cass Park continuing along the waterfront
Ithaca, NY 14850
Toll Free: 1-800-284-8422
Season: Year Round
The trail is a 10′ wide hard surface dotted with benches, scenic views, and interpretive signage. The trail is a special place to relax, exercise, and enjoy the beautiful waterfront in Ithaca.
Finger Lakes Hike and Bike
Download individual Finger Lakes Hike & Bike trails.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Season: YR. From dawn to dusk.
Over 15,000 years ago, receding waters and erosion worked to form a one mile long gorge called Fall Creek. Features include six waterfalls, cascades & rapids. A small park is located on the south side of the trail for picnics.
Paddle-N-More offers kayak, canoe and stand up paddle board rentals down at Myers Park in Lansing, NY. Check out our lineup of lessons!
Robert H. Treman State Park
An area of wild beauty, with the rugged gorge called Enfield Glen as its scenic highlight. Winding trails follow the gorge past 12 waterfalls, including the 115-foot Lucifer Falls, to where visitors can see a mile-and-a-half down the wooded gorge as it winds its way to the lower park.
Sapsucker Woods is a beautiful place to visit in any season. The 230-acre sanctuary encompasses forests, ponds, ferny swamps, and abundant wildlife. More than four miles of trails and boardwalks are waiting for you to explore. Addmission is free.
Seneca Schooner Excursions, Inc
215 S. Madison Ave.
Watkins Glen, NY
Welcome to Schooner Excursions Inc., the home of the Schooner True Love, a 1926 John Alden Malabar VII Schooner. This gorgeous vessel, True Love will be available for charter on beautiful Seneca Lake.
Sweedler Preserve at Lick Brook
Not far from Buttermilk Falls is another gorge worth taking a walk through. It is called Sweedler Preserve at Lick Brook and is called the “Lost Gorge”. For those looking for a more “authentic” hiking experience but don’t want to be too far off the beaten path Sweedler Preserve at Lick Brook provides the best of both worlds.
Taughannock Falls State Park & Falls
Its namesake waterfall is one of the outstanding natural attractions of the Northeast. Taughannock Falls plunges 215 feet past rocky cliffs that tower nearly 400 feet above the gorge. Gorge and rim trails offer spectacular views from above the falls and from below at the end of the gorge trail.
Watkins Glen State Park
The most famous of the Finger Lakes State Parks, with a reputation for leaving visitors spellbound. Within two miles, the glen’s stream descends 400 feet past 200-foot cliffs, generating 19 waterfalls along its course. The gorge path winds over and under waterfalls and through the spray of Cavern Cascade. Rim trails overlook the gorge. Campers and day-visitors can enjoy the Olympic-size pool, scheduled summer tours through the gorge, tent and trailer campsites, picnic facilities and excellent fishing in nearby Seneca Lake or Catherine Creek, which is renowned for its annual spring run of rainbow trout.