From Niagara to Montauk
The Scenic Pleasures of New York State
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New York State offers a variety of spectacular natural settings—mountains and valleys, lakes, rivers, and sea and shore. Provided here is the historical and geologic background necessary for the full enjoyment of these scenic pleasures. Both native and visitor alike will appreciate the local lore surrounding our most fascinating scenic localities, and the geologic information will enhance their delight in each panorama. Included are: Niagara, The Ridge Road, The Rock Cities, Allegany State Park, Allegheny Reservoir, Letchworth State Park, Mendon Ponds Park, The Finger Lakes, Harris Hill, Watkins Glen, Enfield Glen, Taughannock Falls, Ithaca College Campus, Mormon Hill, Chimney Bluffs, Montezuma Marshes, Clark Reservation, Little Falls Gorge, Moreland Park, Whetstone Gulf, The Thousand Islands, The Adirondacks, Mount McGregor, Prospect Mountain, Lake George, Mount Defiance, Gore Mountain, Indian Pass, Blue Mountain Lake, Long Lake, Lower Ausable lake, High Falls Gorge, Whiteface, Mount Marcy, Ausable Chasm, Cohoes Falls, The Indian Ladder, Howe Caverns, The Taconic Range, Bash Bish Falls, The Catskills, Wall of Manitou, Kaaterskill Falls, Scenic Chair Lifts, Mohonk and Minnewaska, Sam's Point, Mount Beacon, Storm King Mountain, West Point, Bear Mountain, The Palisades, Ward Pound Ridge, Central Park, Fort Tryon Park, Inwood Hill Park, Bronx Park, Fort Wadsworth, Prospect Park, The Great Sand Barriers, Caumsett State Park, Orient Point, Hither Hills, Montauk Point, Byways and Detours.