Skaneateles Conservation Area (Guppy Falls)

Skaneateles, NY

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A well-kept, well-marked loop through the woods, featuring a creek and small waterfall overlook.

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Jorge Hernandez (524)

6 Completed6 Reviews

There are two paths to take. The first is to go do a creek walk which is a little challenging due to the amount of lose rocks but only short section are like this. At the end of the creek you get rewarded with a nice small water fall. The second path is taking the walking trail. The hike again is a little challenging but only .5 miles to see the top of the water fall. You can’t see the fall well with all the trees in the way, your best time to go would be in the fall. You could continue to go around the trail which is mark for a nice hike of streams, marsh, ponds and thin to dense woods. If you call the town clerk you could camp overnight but the area is not far from the road.

R G. (114)

Very nice and accessible. Diverse terrain within short distances of one another.

Jared Brickman (1901)

24 Completed22 Reviews

A bit muddy, but otherwise very well-kept. Great for a short hike locally in CNY. View of the waterfall is obscured by trees and requires scaling a very steep cliff to view it in full.