A picturesque 167 foot waterfall is the main attraction of Chittenango Falls State Park! Glacial sculpting over 400 million year-old bedrock is responsible for this scenic feature. An interesting variety of both plants and wildlife may be found along the trails. Visitors can view the falls from the top, walk the winding trail into the gorge view the falls from the footbridge and return to the top along the small trail on the opposite side of the gorge. Activities include fishing, hiking and picnicking.

Well maintained trail. A little steep in spots if you have a young/older hiker. A quick walk with more than one great view of these impressive falls. Definitely recommend!

Beautiful sites but I found the trail to short of a walk. Easy trail to follow.

walking
1 month ago

Such a beautiful fall! Really worth the trip

hiking
1 month ago

Great little hike with awesome views of the waterfalls.

hiking
2 months ago

Beautiful waterfall. The hike is easy but there are steps. I did this hike years ago with my family when I wasn’t in as good shape and i did it easily. My young children 6/8 at the time did it with no problem. It is a definite must see. Bring your camera, you won’t be disappointed

hiking
2 months ago

I'm in my late 50's and not in awesome shape anymore...this trail was my first since breaking my ankle last year and a few days after throwing my back out : ( so it was challenging for me, but so worth the effort! Lots of wildflowers and a few birds and chipmunks along the way. The view at the bottom is spectacular!

hiking
4 months ago

This was a nice easy trail that took less than an hour at a leisurely pace. We are from Portland Oregon area and this was a great falls to see on the east coast! I would recommend it to anyone who would like an easy view point or enjoys a short hike.

4 months ago

Easy downhill hike with a great view of this massive waterfall. It also has some interesting history.

hiking
4 months ago

Nice short hike around the waterfall. The bridge down the fall is a great viewing spot.

Pretty waterfall, reasonably large. But....more of a picnic area than a real trail.

hiking
8 months ago

alway great

hiking
8 months ago

hiking
10 months ago

A+

Great for tween boys who love to explore. Really a gem in @syracuse

Super easy hike & the falls here are absolutely beautiful !

Super easy short hike but worth it the waterfall is breath taking it should be on everyone’s bucket list

hiking
11 months ago

The falls are very close to parking. You just go down a bunch of stairs. But there are great trails that are really well marked. Easy hiking, I went on a rainy, cold fall day and no one else was out there! Awesome!

hiking
Monday, October 02, 2017

Don't go in the morning hours if you're planning on taking photos, as the light is not conducive. Still a gorgeous little hike!

hiking
Monday, September 25, 2017

Great trail for taking pictures, the waterfall is huge. We hiked with a 6 year old and a baby in a backpack. I would agree the "easy" could be misleading- it can be easy if you want to stay around the top where the parking lot is, and enjoy the view from the top of the waterfall but it could be very difficult for someone with joint problems to get to the bottom of the falls and back up- lots of stairs or switchbacks. That being said the trail was well maintained when we were there and "easy" for our six year old to navigate and the footing was good- not slippery or wet. There is no swimming allowed, there is a small park with playground and bathroom facilities at the top near the parking lot as well. Would recommend going at least once as the waterfall is the largest I've seen on a natural hike (excluding Niagara Falls).

hiking
Sunday, September 03, 2017

One of my favorite waterfalls to visit every year. It's beautiful no matter what the season!

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Hiked trail down to Chittenango creek...perfect for a relaxing walk with our dog.
$5.00 admission per xar is well worth the overlook of falls and several outreaching trails to mwadows and creek.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Looked beautiful from above today. Honestly, we didn't get to hike it today as the Gorge Trail is currently closed due to damage from a recent storm (according to staff there). Please check the state website to see if it is still closed before venturing out that way. We will try again another day :)

Friday, July 07, 2017

5 stars for impressive falls. If you're looking for a good hike or falls you can swim in, this is not what you want. Swimming is prohibited here because of fragile wildlife. Also, be mindful of the state park fee to see these falls ($5 maybe?) at least on the weekends.

hiking
Wednesday, June 28, 2017

I love this gorgeous waterfall, but the "easy" designation is misleading. It's a steep climb down to the bottom that is accessible by stairs. I would caution folks with knee problems from participating.

hiking
Sunday, May 21, 2017

Great little falls. Have been here 7 or 8 times. Short easy hike. You can take pictures of falls from many different angles. Nice picnic area with small playground. Great family spot.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

a cool, very easy hike. you walk down some stairs and then a little path. the view is amazing!! easy for everyone

walking
Sunday, April 09, 2017

A lot of fun and relatively easy trail. Some loose stones and logs may be slippery if it's a wet day. Beautiful scenery!!

Friday, January 27, 2017

Trail down to the bridge at the bottom of the falls was closed for the season when I went to this park on Jan. 12. Beautiful views though. Right off the main road.

walking
Monday, November 14, 2016

Honestly just kind of stumbled across this place when I was out visiting my sister. Such a beautiful place and not difficult to get to at all.

Monday, October 24, 2016

My favorite place in NY

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