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The Finger Lakes were created by glaciers thousands of years ago, which scoured the earth, leaving finger-like lakes surrounded by hills.

Cavern Cascade. - Finger Lakes, Upstate, New York So many amazing places right here in the U.S.

Finger Lakes Winery on Seneca Lake

Hiking Buttermilk Falls Sate Park | Upstate New York | Finger Lakes Region

Finger Lakes, NY

Taughannock Falls, Finger Lakes in upstate NY

The river birch is a native tree to the Finger Lakes.

Six Mile Creek, Ithaca, NY by CPSanford Photography, via Flickr

Rice Hill in Taughannock Falls State Park is one of the best sledding hills in the Finger Lakes. This photo, from the warming hut, looks out over the hill and Cayuga Lake, the largest lake in the Finger Lakes.

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.” --John Muir

Watkins Glen, Finger Lakes Region, Central New York

Middle Falls on the Genesee River in Letchworth State Park ~ Castile, New York

The Finger Lakes from Space by visitfingerlakes, in western and central New York State

Map of WaterFalls of the Finger Lakes: not all are the visible from the road, some have hiking trails, and some are in State Parks, a few are on land run as a trust, and some are on private property. Great gully is one owned by a trust, it's on NY 90 between Cayuga and Aurora. It has a sign. For Private property ask the owner, and abide his.her answer

Many of the roads in the Finger Lakes at very steep. This is one of them. But the view of the hills beyond is fantastic.

Road Trip Across Upstate New York - My Joy-Filled Life

Rural scenes like this one in Tioga County, New York are common in the Finger Lakes.

Hidden Waterfall on Cayuga Lake, Upstate New York

February tends to be the coldest month of the year. In certain parts of the Finger Lakes, temperatures can dip down to -20°F, but this doesn't happen every year.

High Falls Gorge & Trails on way to Whiteface from Lake Placid (5 min. from mountain). $13 includes unlimited s'mores pks and you will find a large fire near lodge. $3 more & you are provided a hot dog lunch. Both include sticks! So fun, beautiful & food was yum!

Hiking is a popular activity in the Finger Lakes at any time of the year. This is the Finger Lakes Trail through Robinson Hollow State Forest in Richford (Tioga County) on 17 March 2013. There were 30 hikers in this group. For more information about Richford, visit http://www.ilovethefingerlakes.com/countiesandtowns/tiogacounty-richford.htm.