This preserve is a gem, with every type of terrain packed into a small area. Trails to the left lead to the top of cliffs towering over the east shore of Cayuga Lake, while trails to the right lead to a gorge with waterfalls. All trails are steep. Bring footwear with good traction, and hiking poles if you use them, as well as whatever you need for the weather: water, bug spray, sunscreen, sun hat, sunglasses, rain gear.
There are lots of good places for lunch nearby. We could meet for lunch at 11:30 and hike afterwards.
Directions: From the north, take Route 34 South 0.4 mile past the traffic light where 34 meets 34B; turn right onto East Shore Circle; take the first right (Teeter Road) straight down the hill to the kiosk and parking area.
From downtown Ithaca, take Route 34 North 4 miles from Route 13. Turn left on East Shore Circle, take the second left onto Teeter Road, straight down the hill to the kiosk and parking area.
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