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Terrific falls,bit of a hike

We went on probably the hottest day of the year, but it was great. Parking took a while, and we had... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Timothy M
,
Groton, United States
Relazing!

Stayed at our first B&B-Magnolia Place.Ate at StoneCat-excellent dinner. Great stay.Hiked Watkins... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Annfore
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Washington dc
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Route 414, Hector, NY
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went on probably the hottest day of the year, but it was great. Parking took a while, and we had a 2 or 3 block walk, but ti was well worth it.

Thank Timothy M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at our first B&B-Magnolia Place.Ate at StoneCat-excellent dinner. Great stay.Hiked Watkins Glenn, Silver Springs Winery- Wonderful weekend.

Thank Annfore
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely waterfall with multi-tiered levels that cascade all the way down to the lake. You can't really see the lower falls from the road view, but what you can see is very impressive and representative of the type of waterfalls in the Finger Lakes Region....More

Thank David J H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are plenty of pictures, so you can see it is lovely and right off the road. The powers-that-be have provided handy parking so you can pull over, jump out and enjoy the falls. You can get right up next to it and see all...More

Thank darwinmoore
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

I wish I could have gone down to the lower area to see this entire waterfall, but fully understand the private roads to where the people live. Huge falls and took me by surprise how close to the road it was when driving in search...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Hector Falls is a huge cascade but you wouldn't know it from the road (route 414). Only about a third of it is seen from the road. If you stand at the base of the falls down on the shore of Seneca Lake, you can...More

Thank JGMelville
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

I drive by here whenever I'm traveling between my home and Watkins Glen. its always a surprise though, even though I've seen it many times. Very pretty.

Thank Jenny J
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Rt. 414 goes right over the middle Hector Falls. There is a small parking area next to the road just before and after the falls. Check out both sides of the road over the falls. You can walk out on the bridge but it is...More

Thank msmacher
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Really beautiful dramatic falls that just seem to pop out of the woods as you drive along the wine trail towards Watkins Glen. Keep an eye out, park and cross the road safely. A great place for a wedding shot!!

Thank anne a
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

I love waterfalls and I saw this one as I was driving by. There is a parking area available south of the falls on the west side of the road. I don't understand why recent reviewers are saying that there is no place to park....More

Thank JuneNY
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