Sweedler Preserve at Lick Brook

Ithaca, New York 14882

Sweedler Preserve at Lick Brook

Sweedler Preserve at Lick Brook Professional Review and Guide

"Ithaca is known for its beautiful gorges. It’s practically a slogan. Most of these scenic wonders are located in state parks and are a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. What many don’t know is that this area has lots of other wild gorges outside its state parks. ough not as dramatic as their park brethren, they are nonetheless beautiful. Add the chance to enjoy the gorge and waterfalls in relative solitude, and Sweedler Preserve at Lick Brook will likely be high on your list of places to visit while in the area."

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"This hike is strenuous. It goes down a steep hill, loops at the bottom, and climbs back up the hill. It’s less than two miles but you’ll definitely get an aerobic workout. Along the way you’ll see waterfalls in the deep gorge of Lick Brook, one of which f"

Sweedler Preserve at Lick Brook Reviews

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6/29/2018
Serene glade. Gorge is similar to others in Fingerlakes, cutting through Devonian Shale and Cayuga Limestone.
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5/8/2010
It was a nice short hike, going through variety of vegetation and a pretty waterfall. I did it with a 10-year-old and didn't find it too strenuous -- it was a very short hike, one and half hours perhaps.
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Trail Information

Ithaca
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
1.6
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Difficult
Skill Level
1.5 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season

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Oct 2018