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Letchworth State Park

Address: 
1 Letchworth State Park
Castile , NY , 14427
Phone: (585) 493-3600
42° 38' 34.0764" N, 77° 58' 46.1928" W
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Park Operations Manager
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One of the most gorgeous natural gorges anywhere, plus lots of other nature and history activities, south of Rochester in Mount Morris.

Nestled between the Allegany foothills and the Finger Lakes of New York State is one of the jewels of the New York State Parks system, Letchworth State Park, also known as “The Grand Canyon the of East”.

Today this 14,000 plus acre park offers a wide variety of family activities; you can rent one of its 82 cabins or perhaps stay at one of its 270 campsites or experience the beautiful accommodations at the historic Glen Iris Inn. You may also swim at our Olympic size pool or perhaps hike on over 60 miles of trails.

If adventure is what you seek, try hot air ballooning over one of 3 waterfalls, Upper Falls (70ft), Middle Falls ( 107 ft )or Lower Falls ( 70ft ), or go white water rafting though miles of scenic gorge with walls as high as 600ft on the Genesee River. All this with vistas and panoramic views that are unequaled anywhere in the eastern United States.

A photographer’s heaven with locations such as Inspiration Point, Eagle Hill, Wolf Creek, Great Bend, Smokey Hollow, Hog’s Back and the Highbanks.Letchworth State Park is easily one of the premier parks in the Eastern United States.

The scenery and recreational facilities are outstanding and it is a historical gold mine for the researcher, historian, or anyone seeking a connection with the past of the charming Genesee Valley.

Organization:

Letchworth State Park

Location:

1 Letchworth State Park
Castile, NY, 14427
United States

Phone:

585-493-3682

Organization:

Letchworth State Park

Location:

1 Letchworth State Park
Castile, NY, 14427
United States

Phone:

585-493-3682

Fire on the Genesee at Letchworth State Park!

Dates: 
05/20/2022
05/21/2022
05/22/2022
Time: 
9:30 - 4:30

Organization:

Letchworth State Park

Location:

1 Letchworth State Park
Castile, NY, 14427
United States

Phone:

585-493-3682

Springtime Walks (The search for birds, buds, or bugs) at Letchworth State Park!

Dates: 
05/21/2022
05/28/2022
06/04/2022
Time: 
1 pm

Organization:

Letchworth State Park

Location:

1 Letchworth State Park
Castile, NY, 14427
United States

Phone:

585-493-3682

Memorial Day Red, White and Blue Balloon Rally at Letchworth State Park!

Dates: 
05/27/2022
05/28/2022
05/29/2022
Time: 
Friday 6:30 pm, Saturday and Sunday 6:00 am and 6:30 pm, Monday 6:00 am

Organization:

Letchworth State Park

Location:

1 Letchworth State Park
Castile, NY, 14427
United States

Phone:

585-493-3682