William Pryor Letchworth gifted 1,000 acres to New York State in 1907. These acres represent some of the most picturesque in the US. Coined the "Grand Canyon of the East", Letchworth features a deep gorge cut by the Genesee River, three waterfalls and miles of hiking trails. The original Glen Iris Inn, where Mr. Letchworth hosted US presidents and other influential dignitaries, is now a restaurant and popular inn for guests of the park. The park is about 35 miles south of Rochester, NY. I can not hope to show you the magnificent beauty of the park in just a few photographs. I'll post a full gallery in the future. All these were taken on October 20, 2007, as the leaves finally came out. Upper Falls Middle Falls Lower Falls Overlooking Middle Falls from an east side trail. Notice no railings. The 2007 Fall Explosion of Color 50th anniversary rededication plaque in front of the Glen Iris Inn overlooking Middle Falls. Glen Iris Inn at night. Open seasonally from late March to early November.