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Letchworth State Park, Portage - Upper Falls

Upper Falls

Letchworth State Park, Portage - Upper Falls
Located in Wyoming County

Image courtesy of Dr. J Bret Bennington


Type: Trail.

Features: Upper Falls Trail: Frasnian stratigraphic section;
Gardeau Formation. Shales & silty shales interbedded w/ thin turbidite/storm sandstone; Ripples.

Feature Type: Park.

Reference: NYS Geological Association Field Trip Guidebook, 78th Annual Meeting 2006;
Dispositional and Tectonic Models for Upper Devonian Sandstone in Western NYS.

Reason for Designation: Identified as a site of geologic interest by the NYS Geological Highway Map
(NYS Museum, NYS Geological Survey).