New York is dotted with waterfalls that are lovely (and highly Insta-worthy) any time of year. But there’s something extra special about these natural wonders in winter. The frozen water and mist look truly spectacular—​even with #nofilter—​and there are fewer folks competing with you for the perfect shot. Here are just a few of New York’s most picturesque waterfalls that will be putting on quite a show for the next few months. Now get out there and start taking your own pics—​and don’t forget to share your shots with us using #iSpyNY and #NYLovesWinter!

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Updated 11/29/22

Taughannock Falls State Park (in the distance from the overlook only)

Water flowing down Taughannock Falls on a winter day
Credit: @im.notjustdesign on Instagram 

Chittenango Falls State Park

Water flowing down Chittenango Falls on a winter day
Credit: @featherinflightproductions on Instagram 

Letchworth State Park

Letchworth State Park

Niagara Falls State Park

Niagara Falls State Park
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