BEST 7 Hiking Trails in Letchworth State Park

Spanning more than 14,000 acres, Letchworth State Park sits in both Livingston County and Wyoming County in western New York.

Hiking trails cover 66 miles within the park. Some courses are available for biking, horseback riding, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing.


The most-popular hike, takes you to Lower Falls, Middle Falls, and Upper Falls. The entire trail is 7 miles each way.

Gorge Trail


An easy 1.0-mile trail that treks down an old wood launch previously used to transport lumber to Rochester.

Lee’s Landing


A 0.5-mile trail, is rated easy and provides a few overlooks along the way.

Portage Trail


A 0.5-mile trail that crosses the Genesee River, delivering excellent views of Lower Falls.

Footbridge Trail


An easy-to-moderate 5.75-mile hike that takes you along paths previously followed by the Genesee Valley Canal and the Pennsylvania Railroad.

Genesee Valley Greenway Trail


A 2.5-mile trail that leads you to The Knob, the park’s highest point.

Big Bend Trail


At 24.0 miles, is a backpacking excursion rather than a day hike. You will trek along the gorge’s eastern rim, gaining various memorable views.

Letchworth Trail

Rangers suggest two trails: – Mary Jemison – Hemlock Both of these scenic trails are 2.5 miles in length. The hikes are relatively easy, peaceful, and provide a fantastic forest view.

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