A Waterfall Guide to Letchworth State Park by Scott A. Ensminger and Douglas K. Bassett. Now in its third edition this 104 page expanded and updated guide contains directions on how to reach the best viewing area for more than 25 waterfalls found in the park. There are nine maps that show the locations of the waterfalls and the trails used to reach the viewing areas. Over 50 black and white photographs of the waterfalls are included in the guide.
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Letchworth State Park is located in the western half of New York State, 35 miles southwest of Rochester, between Mount Morris and Portageville. There are six entrances to the park, four located on the western side and two on the eastern side. The four western entrances are: Mount Morris (from Route 36), Perry (from Route 39), Castile (from Route 19A), and Portageville (from Route 19A). Nearly all of the waterfall viewing areas are reached best by using the western entrances. The two eastern entrances are the Parade Grounds (from Route 436), and Mount Morris Dam (from Route 408). The Parade Grounds and Portageville entrances are closed during the winter months. As is the park road from the Perry Entrance to the Castile Entrance. This page is part of the Letchworth State Park Information page by the Western New York Waterfall Survey.
Below the Letchworth State Park area map are 3 maps that show the park in more detail. Click on a link to the right of the area map to go to information on that waterfall. Next to the last map is a list of the major falls in the park and their height in feet.
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