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#11 of 176 state parks in New York

Best trails in Letchworth State Park

1,155 Reviews
Looking for a great trail in Letchworth State Park, New York? AllTrails has 16 great hiking trails, trail running trails, river trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 11 moderate trails in Letchworth State Park ranging from 1.6 to 21.9 miles and from 708 to 1,341 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Considered the "Grand Canyon of the East", Letchworth State Park is a haven for hikers, bikers, horseback riders, and snow recreation enthusiasts. The gorge and waterfalls are breathtaking.

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Map of trails in Letchworth State Park
Park information
Park hours
Monday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sunday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Contact
(585) 493-3600
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Top trails (16)
#1 - Letchworth State Park Gorge Trail
Letchworth State Park
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Length: 14 mi • Est. 7 h 4 m
NOTE: As of July 7, 2020, users have reported that the lower gorge trail is currently CLOSED. Along the west side of Genesee River in Letchworth State Park. Passes by 2 waterfalls. Trail is 7 miles lShow more
#2 - Inspiration Point and Lower Falls via Gorge Trail
Letchworth State Park
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 26 m
Note: As of June 2020, the lower trail leading to the bridge is closed. Please check with the park page for more information.Show more
#3 - Lower Falls and Gorge Trail
Letchworth State Park
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m
NOTE: As of April 2020, the Lower Falls Trail is closed. Show more
#4 - Letchworth Finger Lakes Trail via Mount Morris Dam
Letchworth State Park
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Length: 18.1 mi • Est. 8 h 34 m
Letchworth Finger Lakes Trail via Mount Morris Dam is a 18.1 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Mount Morris, New York that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The traiShow more
#5 - Genesee River Gorge Trail
Letchworth State Park
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Length: 8.7 mi • Est. 4 h 24 m
Genesee River Gorge Trail is a 8.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Castile, New York that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, Show more
#6 - Letchworth Gorge and Hemlock Trail
Letchworth State Park
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 29 m
Letchworth Gorge and Hemlock Trail is a 4.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Castile, New York that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking,Show more
#7 - Dam Overlook Trail
Letchworth State Park
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 12 m
Dam Overlook Trail is a 2.6 mile out and back trail located near Castile, New York that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and snowShow more
#8 - Letchworth Trail #18
Letchworth State Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 34 m
Letchworth Trail #18 is a 3.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Leicester, New York that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used fShow more
#9 - Portage Trail #6
Letchworth State Park
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 50 m
Portage Trail #6 is a 1.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Hunt, New York that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking,Show more
#10 - Letchworth Fingerlakes Trail via Portageville
Letchworth State Park
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Length: 21.9 mi • Est. 10 h 6 m
Letchworth Fingerlakes Trail via Portageville is a 21.9 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Portageville, New York that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offerShow more
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