Karl Gesslein says: "Taughannock is a beautiful little Class II-III creek in Trumansburg... It is a great run, but park rangers have asked me not to paddle it. It is a nice run in the Spring, especially after a big rain."
Lat/longitude coords are approximate, from Google Maps.
You better be scoutin this run (if you choose to ignore the rangers' wishes--there's no guarantee here of legal access!), so's you don't get washed over no 80-foot falls, y'hear???The run from Podunk Rd. to Rte. 96 is much more commonly paddled.
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Taughannock Creek (1.) Taughannock Creek (2.) Trumansburg Creek
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Gauge minimum is based on a recommendation from "NY Express" on the FLOW Massage Board. It's only a rough indicator, and no substitute for scouting and viewing of local conditions. Conditions at Taugh Creek could be considerably different from those on nearby Fall Creek.
Permits are not required for this reach.
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215 ft Taughannock Falls
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