Six-Mile Creek Trail

HARD 34 reviews

Six-Mile Creek Trail is a 1.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Ithaca, New York that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

1.5 miles
75 feet

dogs on leash



nature trips

trail running




wild flowers

2 months ago

Great trail along the pipe, 3 waterfalls, very peaceful dirt trail. there is a steep hill trail across the street from the parking area a quarter of a mile to see another water fall. alot of dogs not on a leash but all very friendly

4 months ago

Too many people and not keeping their dogs on a leash. Twice our dog was attacked because of this

5 months ago

pretty walk along the creek
when you want to get to top of last waterfall that's where it is most strenuous but worth the ☮️ and beauty

11 months ago

Took this hike in late February. Trail could use some maintenance but over all not bad. Definitely worth checking it out.

Monday, January 09, 2017

This is an awesome place and one of my favorites when I just can't decide where to hike. Easy areas or challenging areas depending on what you feel like. You can jump across the street to the Wells falls area and do two great hikes in a day. Highly recommend this area for am easy or strenuous hike depending on what route you take.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

I did the short loop with a jogging stroller. it was beautiful and quite easy. it looks like the longer trail would be hard for a stroller so I will be using my carry pack

Saturday, July 02, 2016

easy walk. even though it is dry, it was a nice little walk

Saturday, August 08, 2015

I came in from rt 79 to potters falls just use caution as the trail is steep and you may in counter nudity at potters falls

trail running
Friday, August 07, 2015

Pretty trail, with a nice lake at the end. I tried exploring a pretty waterfall and a trail from there but ended up getting lost. Good trail for a jog.

trail running
Friday, July 10, 2015

Pretty good trail. Lots of offshoots and places to explore. Once you get to know it it's a great jog. Many waterfalls and places to swim

Saturday, August 09, 2014

Great hike along six mile creek. Seeing the waterfalls at the reservoir was a nice treat as well. If you fancy cliff jumping and swimming then bring your suits ;-) terrain was of no issue.

Friday, June 13, 2014

Great hike not far from the center of Ithaca. Within walking distance. The numerous waterfalls are quite spectacular. Most of the trails are pretty tame. You have to search a bit for some vertical stuff. Trails are very well marked and worn!

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