Hiking and History in Robert H. Treman State Park
Founded in 1920 thanks to a charitable donation of the 1,100 acre parcel to New York State, Robert H. Treman Park is a lovely natural enclave in the Finger Lakes region. Known for its waterfalls, hiking trails, and swimming opportunities, the park is an excellent destination for families, thanks to playgrounds and pavilions aplenty. Stay in Robert H. Treman State Park cabins to easily experience it all.
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Best Hiking Trails in Robert H. Treman State Park
See wildflowers on the Rim and Gorge Trails, explore the creek on the Enfield Creek Gorge Trail, and go for a dip in the Enfield Falls Swimming Hole. Nearby Robert H. Treman State Park hotels are a perfect place to relax after an exerting day out on the park's nine total miles of trails.
This moderate 4.7mi. looped trail leads you past a scenic waterfall. The elevation gain is 912ft., and in season along the way, you can see beautiful Trillium and Jack-in-the-pulpit plants lining the trail.
This walk will take you through the upper gorge. There is a well-placed overlook where you can see the top of the 115ft. Lucifer Falls. There is also a wonderful field of vinca and day lilies, in spring, and a beautiful stretch that is lined with orange blossoms.
Take it easy on this half-mile trail. The elevation is a low 29ft., and the footing can be slightly wet and rocky. Birdwatchers enjoy this trail, which is also the trail that leads you to the park's swimming hole.
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Best Family Activities in Robert H. Treman State Park
Renting one of the Robert H. Treman State Park cabins is a great way to enjoy the park's many activities. See a historic mill, try your hand at fishing, or join an educational tour.
This former home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The site includes the historic mill, with three different grinders, and the main building, which is reminiscent of Greek Revival style.
Head to Enfield Falls Swimming Hole in summer for the joys of swimming at the base of a waterfall. In season, there are lifeguards on duty, and changing rooms make it easy to get your little ones ready for the water.
There are a number of tours available for both groups and families. You can learn about local birds, invasive species, and even the native trees, or do a tour of stunning Lucifer Falls.
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