Watery Wednesday # 107: Letchworth State Park

Middle Falls, Letchworth State Park, New York. August 31, 2002.

This is my post for Watery Wednesday.  To see more of our beautiful watery world, or to join and post your own pictures to share, click HERE.

Letchworth State Park in New York is sometimes referred to as the “Grand Canyon of the East”  The Genesee River flows through a gorge and over three waterfalls between cliffs as high as 600 feet in some places.

The waterfall pictured above is Middle Falls.  It is in the middle both in terms of height and in terms of distance down the river.

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19 Responses to “Watery Wednesday # 107: Letchworth State Park”

  1. Mildred Says:

    That’s a beautiful waterfall! We had clouds here in GA yesterday, but no rain. Hope you have a great day George.

  2. Ruth Hiebert Says:

    With each water fall post I imagine myself right there and hear the sound of the water.Thanks for these mini vacations.
    Blessings,Ruth

  3. Susie Says:

    Looks lovely George. Wouldn’t mind visiting there.

  4. Linda G. Says:

    Letchworth is such a pretty park. We haven’t been there for a while. I’d like to go back. We’ve mentioned riding up there a few times this year. So far it has been all talk, no action!

  5. Sandra Says:

    so if this is Middle Falls,was there a left and right falls? ha ha just trying to be funny. did it work?

  6. bertN Says:

    I can almost hear the sound of water falling.

  7. MaryBeth Says:

    That is a grand waterfall. I can hear it now. MB

  8. MaryBeth Says:

    I was going to add–oh no it was just someone flushing the toilet—but decided not to and now I did He hee!! MB

  9. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    That looks like grass at the bottom. It looks like a smaller one you could maybe walk right up to.

  10. Tricia Says:

    OH oh oh very pretty! That’s a wonderful waterfall scene!

  11. Kathy Says:

    You definitely need to consider putting together a coffee table book on waterfalls!!! I’d buy it!

  12. Debbie Says:

    Oh I have to go here! What a beautiful picture! You know I love my waterfalls!

  13. Neal Says:

    I wish we could have a watery Wednesday. 🙂 We got about 10 drops of rain today…maybe 12. 🙂

    Your picture is beautiful. I can just imagine myself sitting there listening to the power of the falls.

  14. ewok1993 Says:

    this one’s a very elegant falls. i like it very much.

  15. Pam Says:

    Its fascinating to see all the layers of rock on the wall of this beautiful waterfall. Thanks for the wonderful watery view, George.

  16. Reader Wil Says:

    What an impressive fall! I saw one almost identical one in Australia.Great!
    I’ve just heard that 24 miners have been rescued now and that tomorrow morning ( midnight in the USA) they all will be up.

  17. Carletta Says:

    Love the ‘steps’ of these falls.
    We were going to go here once but opted instead for Maine. 🙂

  18. Hilda Says:

    I love the striated rocks! They make the waterfall so much more interesting!

  19. Judy Says:

    love this waterfall, george!! i was thinking of you and betsy when i was putting together my latest post!

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