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Wells Falls hiking , Finger Lakes, New York, United States

Lydia Crawford By   lydia.crawford
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Wells Falls Statistics

Estimated Time

0.5 hour

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Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Wells Falls?

The Wells Falls is a waterfall located in the town of Wells, in Hamilton County, New York. The waterfall is situated on the Wells River, which flows into the Sacandaga River. The falls are approximately 60 feet (18 m) high.

The Wells Falls can be accessed from a parking area on NY-30A, just south of the village of Wells. There is a short trail that leads to the falls. The trail is about 0.25 miles (0.4 km) long, and is mostly level, with a few small hills.


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Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: 6:00 AM – 8:30 PMTuesday: 6:00 AM – 8:30 PMWednesday: 6:00 AM – 8:30 PMThursday: 6:00 AM – 8:30 PMFriday: 6:00 AM – 9:00 PMSaturday: 6:00 AM – 8:30 PMSunday: 6:00 AM – 8:30 PM
Coordinates
-76.4851427
42.4335614

What are the coordinates and address ?

Wells Falls
Finger Lakes, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

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Starting Point

The Wells Falls trailhead is located on County Route 10 in the town of Wells, New York.

Why visit Wells Falls

The Wells Falls is a beautiful waterfall located in the town of Wells in New York. The waterfall is approximately 73 feet high and is a great place to visit for a scenic view. The waterfall is also a popular spot for fishing and swimming.

Is Wells Falls in New York a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question since what may be a good place for one family may not be ideal for another. That said, Wells Falls is located in upstate New York and is known for its natural beauty, so it could be a great place for families who enjoy spending time outdoors. Additionally, the town has a number of small businesses and restaurants, so there are plenty of options for things to do and places to eat.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Wells Falls in New York include hiking, fishing, and camping. A bref description not to be missed would be the beautiful scenery and the peaceful atmosphere.

The best activities near Wells Falls in New York include hiking, fishing, and camping.

Where to eat?

1. The Boil and Bite - This restaurant is known for its unique and delicious Cajun cuisine. It is a small, family-owned business that is definitely worth checking out.

2. The Diner - This 24-hour diner is a Wells Falls institution. It's the perfect place to go for a late-night meal or breakfast any time of day.

3. The Pizzeria - This pizzeria is known for its delicious, hand-made pizzas. It's the perfect place to go for a casual meal with friends or family.

4. The Thai Restaurant - This Thai restaurant offers some of the best Thai food in the area. It's the perfect place to go for a spicy and delicious meal.

5. The Indian Restaurant - This Indian restaurant offers some of the best Indian food in the area. It's the perfect place to go for a spicy and delicious meal.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours?

Monday: 6:00 AM – 8:30 PMTuesday: 6:00 AM – 8:30 PMWednesday: 6:00 AM – 8:30 PMThursday: 6:00 AM – 8:30 PMFriday: 6:00 AM – 9:00 PMSaturday: 6:00 AM – 8:30 PMSunday: 6:00 AM – 8:30 PM

How long does it take to reach the summit (estimated)?

0.5 hour

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
Lydia Crawford
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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