Fun hike though muddy and slippery, as we went after a good few days of rain. Outlook a bit scary but beautiful. The trail down to the creek is my favorite.

Excellent in fall - great foliage

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6 months ago

Beautiful Peaceful

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10 months ago

just beautiful

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Such a great place to spend a day exploring. The view from the top of Valentine Flats is stunning, and once you follow the trail down to the bottom of the gorge you can get right down into the creek and creek walk in either direction.

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

800 ft of climbing
It was great for western ny

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Thursday, May 05, 2016

Saturday, April 23, 2016

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Sunday, March 27, 2016

Excellent hike for Easter 2016! A nice blend of elevation, flats and a beautiful spot at the convergence of the Cattaraugus Creek with one of its branches. A gem in these parts!

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Sunday, March 27, 2016

Sunday, August 23, 2015

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Sunday, August 16, 2015

The trail breaks off into a few branches at some points, but the hike down into the gorge is short enough that there's plenty of time to explore them and still have time to spend down at the creek. There was a flash flood warning the night before we went, so I'm sure the fast, rushing water we saw isn't the norm. It made crossing the creek and traveling along the gorge a little difficult.

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

This is a pretty cool trial but it can be confusing if it's your first time there. It's not too hard of a walk, but it certainly isn't a walk in the park. There's many different ways to branch off on this trail and there's a lot to see and do. Definitely one of my favorite trails around buffalo