Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Best Hike in the Finger Lakes?

It certainly could be. This 3 mile scramble (routemap here) is awesome: climb up Saw Mill Creek from the eastern shore of Lake Seneca to the village of Hector. Pool after pool, waterfall after waterfall, slide after slide, this is God's idea of a water park. Bring your swim trunks and footwear with good traction; leave your camera in the car. Camp nearby at Smith Park on the lakeshore, or in rugged campsites nestled into Finger Lakes National Forest, as we did.

Here's a jump at the bridge that starts it all:

1 comment:

Chops said...

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