"The Grand Canyon of the East" Top 5 Page for this destination Letchworth State Park by Tom_Fields

Letchworth State Park Travel Guide: 30 reviews and 105 photos

Letchworth State Park

Known as the Grand Canyon of the East, this spectacular gorge was carved out by the Genesee River. It has three impressive waterfalls, towering cliffs, and a lot of wildlife. It's one of western New York's must-see attractions.

The Visitors Center

Letchworth's Visitors Center has a fine restaurant, a small shop, and a local history museum. This is a good place to begin your visit, if you enter from the south.

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  • Pros:Spectacular gorge
  • In a nutshell:One of the best natural sights in the East
  • Last visit to Letchworth State Park: May 2007
  • Intro Written Jul 3, 2007
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  • mtncorg's Profile Photo
    Sep 30, 2008 at 9:29 AM

    A nice place to begin one's journey to western New York's gem.

  • Faiza-Ifrah's Profile Photo
    Nov 3, 2007 at 5:29 PM

    wow! this seems like haven on earth. some gorgeous pictures here. beautiful place. and am i glad to be the 1st one on these pages.


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