Kristina and I are starting to have to go further afield to find new
waterfalls. In early May we went to
Fillmore Glen State Park which is a bit up the road
This park got its name because US President Millard Fillmore was born
a few miles away. They even have a replica of his cabin in the park.
We got to ford the river in our car; for some reason gorge parks
in this area (at least Treman and Buttermilk) like to make you do this.
Here I am (needing a haircut) in front of Cow Shed Falls:
You might wonder at the name; next to the falls is an overhang
that legend says the local cows would hide under in the rain:
We climbed up the 138 steps to continue on the Gorge trail.
The trail follows the somewhat oddly named "Dry Creek".
The gorge was very much a typical finger lakes type gorge, with
pretty rapids and small falls. There was an impressive side falls
that is a bit hard to make out due to the lighting:
Here are another set of falls along the way:
And near the end of the trail is a sheer cliff with trickles of water
raining down, and one last waterfall:
We took the rim trail back, and had a nice picnic lunch, enjoying the
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