2014-01-24

The Highest waterfall in New York | Letchworth State Park

Letchworth State Park is a park that has beautiful waterfalls and is surrounded by beautiful nature. The Park is approximately 55 km southwest of Rochester and 95 km southeast of Buffalo in Livingston or Wyoming Counties. Letchworth State Park is home to the highest waterfall in New York. There are three large waterfalls in the park that run on the Genesee River, as well as as as many as fifty waterfalls that can be found on the tributaries of the river. 
Letchworth State Park Waterfalls, Letchworth State Park New York

Letchworth State Park Waterfalls


Just below the lowest waterfall, the Genesee River crosses a stone bridge in Portage Canyon. The Middle waterfall is the largest, while the Upper Falls boasts an active railway bridge that offers panoramic views of the waterfalls. 

The Portage Canyon is the southernmost part of the Park and contains three major waterfalls, named top, middle, or bottom of the falls. It covers an area of approximately 29 km and encompasses 14,390 acres along the Genesee River. The park also contains a bedrock that was exposed in the late Devonian period. Most of it is made up of layers of limestone and/or sandstone. The Park contains many marine fossils and stone that was formed in an ancient inland sea.

Letchworth State Park New York


Letchworth State Park is very well-known among tourists from all over the world, who come here to enjoy the natural beauty of the woodland and garden. Tourists flock to this park every day. The waterfall is stunning because of its location. The hotels are also very popular with tourists. There is also a great restaurant that you can find here. Letchworth State Park is a great place to spend holidays with your loved ones and family.

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Letchworth State Park Waterfalls, Letchworth State Park New York
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Letchworth State Park Waterfalls, Letchworth State Park New York
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Letchworth State Park Waterfalls, Letchworth State Park New York
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Letchworth State Park Waterfalls, Letchworth State Park New York
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Letchworth State Park Waterfalls, Letchworth State Park New York
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