The Unrivaled Canyon Hike Near Buffalo Everyone Should Take At Least Once

Would you believe us if we told you that a trip to the Grand Canyon would only take about one hour to get to from the city of Buffalo? If not, you’re both right and wrong. While the actual Grand Canyon is more than a 30-hour car ride away, you can get to the Grand Canyon of the East much more quickly by heading Southeast from the Queen City to Castile, NY. At Letchworth State Park, you’ll find impressive canyon views and over 66 miles of hiking trails. Let’s explore:

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Have you hiked the trails at Letchworth before? If not, what are you waiting for? Plan a trip to find out why this beautiful spot was voted the #1 State Park in the nation!