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A campout at Letchworth State Park is not complete until we make the hike to Luke's Falls.
As you may have guessed, Luke discovered the falls when he was about 3 years old. There were no trails in this part of the park at the time. We were hiking through the woods and Luke just started running when he heard water falls. Being small, he was able to run under a lot of the brush and fallen trees. It made it hard to us to catch up. When we did he was standing at the edge of a 40 foot cliff which overlooked the falls.
Since that time we have made many trips to the falls. Also, the state has put a trail to top of the falls, which makes it easier to get there.
Climbing down to the falls is always a wet and muddy experience. It is even worse when trying to hike downstream to the Genesee River.