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The sights of Upstate NY
« on: August 04, 2013, 11:18:18 am »
There are a lot of great, scenic parks in upstate NY (particularly in the Finger Lakes region).  The past few weekends I've been riding the bike out to some of them, hiking the trails and snapping some photos.  Thought I'd share.  You'll have to forgive the quality on some of these, they were taken with my phone's camera.

Taughannock Falls - FYI, these falls are generally credited as being the tallest single-drop in NY (~3 stories taller than Niagara).



The following were some shots taken at the Watkins Glen State Park.






These were taken from Letchworth State Park.





If you look in the far background of the 3rd pic, you can see the falls (and railroad bridge) from the first picture.

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Re: The sights of Upstate NY
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2013, 02:23:55 pm »
Great views!

Almost looks like Kentucky, actually. :lol:

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Re: The sights of Upstate NY
« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2013, 03:32:45 pm »
Nice!

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Re: The sights of Upstate NY
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2013, 06:19:07 pm »
Beautiful, and highly underrated area.  You were right by where I went to college!

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Re: The sights of Upstate NY
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2013, 08:49:44 pm »
Crap, disappointment.  When I glanced at the title I thought it said The sights of upskirt New York.

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Re: The sights of Upstate NY
« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2013, 08:54:59 pm »
Very pretty area!
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Re: The sights of Upstate NY
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2013, 11:12:48 am »
Pfft nothing new here move along
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Re: The sights of Upstate NY
« Reply #7 on: September 16, 2013, 12:25:10 pm »
Very nice area. (Finger Lakes region produces some good wines).
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Re: The sights of Upstate NY
« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2013, 02:20:44 pm »
Lovely. Really makes me wish I didn't have to cancel my trip to the Finger Lakes last year.
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Re: The sights of Upstate NY
« Reply #10 on: January 24, 2015, 09:19:19 am »
Figured I'd update with a few other photos from the past summer

Above Lucifer Falls (Treman State Park)


The bottom of Lucifer Falls


Tinker Falls (Labrador Hollow)


View from the hang-glider launch at Labrador Hollow


Fillmore Glen (Cowshed Falls)


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Re: The sights of Upstate NY
« Reply #11 on: January 24, 2015, 12:34:37 pm »
Wow! :rockon:

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Re: The sights of Upstate NY
« Reply #12 on: January 24, 2015, 12:45:24 pm »
Lovely scenery.  Been down there a few times...a long time ago.
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Re: The sights of Upstate NY
« Reply #13 on: January 24, 2015, 02:23:57 pm »
Are those hollows, or hollers?
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Re: The sights of Upstate NY
« Reply #14 on: January 24, 2015, 02:59:11 pm »
Are those hollows, or hollers?

Same thing, from what I understand.  I think holler is more of a southern term.
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Re: The sights of Upstate NY
« Reply #15 on: January 24, 2015, 03:07:47 pm »
Yes, I was curious how y'all pronounced it.

Brook, creek, or crick?
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Re: The sights of Upstate NY
« Reply #16 on: January 24, 2015, 03:09:46 pm »
I say either brook or creek.
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Re: The sights of Upstate NY
« Reply #17 on: January 24, 2015, 10:36:09 pm »
It's creek bro
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Re: The sights of Upstate NY
« Reply #18 on: January 25, 2015, 07:20:55 am »
It's creek bro
Unless it's a babbling brook.
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Re: The sights of Upstate NY
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« Reply #20 on: January 25, 2015, 01:16:26 pm »
Unless it's a babbling brook.

I knew a girl named Brooke. She did babble a bit...
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Re: The sights of Upstate NY
« Reply #21 on: January 26, 2015, 12:43:27 am »
I'm probably going to Letchworth this Wednesday.  Probably won't look too great in the dead of winter.  :lol:
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Re: The sights of Upstate NY
« Reply #22 on: January 26, 2015, 09:42:55 pm »
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Re: The sights of Upstate NY
« Reply #23 on: January 28, 2015, 08:32:49 pm »
I spent 4 years in Geneva, but not up there any more!

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Hell yeah. Who do we have on team UpstateSPIN?

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