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Letchworth State Park (Access C or D) overlook
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme
N 42° 41.906 W 077° 55.411
18T E 260538 N 4731471
Quick Description: This scenic overlook requires about 2 miles of trail walk north from Access D of the Finger Lakes Trail Letchworth Branch Trail or 2 miles south from Access C (Hogs Back Overlook - a drive up overlook).
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 8/28/2016 4:12:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMRZHQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Letchworth Trail comes very close to this overlook/ drop off. The view from the trail is of a outcropping covered in shale scree. The view straight down reminds me of Chimney Bluffs, but carved from layers of shale instead of sand. If you are brave enough to step out onto the tongue of land, you can get great pictures (without the scrub tree in the way). The view is pretty spectacular even with a small tree obstructing some of the northern view.
Type of overlook: Walk by

Picnic tables: no

Benches: no

Water/restrooms: no

Overlook designation: not designated

Elevation: 700.00

Looking down into the Letchworth gorge at the Genesee River, one of the Grand Canyons of the east.

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