Best hiking/walking area in the Finger Lakes
With so many parks, trails, forests, sanctuaries, gorges and waterfalls, the Finger Lakes can be an incredible place to spend time with nature. The Finger Lakes Innkeepers share their recommendations on the best places to hike or walk in the area.
Upper Robert Treman State Park - (Also known as Enfield Glen) The upper portion of this park starts off with a simple forest walk and magically transforms to what our guests have described as the land of the Hobbit. Incredible rock carvings that only nature could have done. Forest, streams and waterfalls, it has it all, and a nice history to match. Located South of Ithaca at the South end of Cayuga Lake. ~ Steve and Kathy Wirt - Wine Country Cabins Bed and Breakfast
The Gorge in Watkins Glen (Watkins Glen State Park) - It is almost magical, with the many waterfalls and layers of rocks. We always tell our guests to park at the top and walk down - it is a much easier walk, and a shuttle is available to take them back up if they are not avid hikers. Located at the Southern tip of Seneca Lake. ~ Burney & Susan Baron - Los Gatos B&B
Geneva Lakeshore Park which adjoins Seneca Lake State Park - Walking, hiking, cycling and skateboard paths too. If you get too hot, there is also a spray park. Trail ends at the marina. 5 miles round trip. Located at the Northern tip of Seneca Lake. ~ Jack and Shirley Camp - Lafayette Bed and Breakfast
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