To get to Treman State Park, turn onto Route 327 from Route 13 at the south end of Ithaca. You can enter from the lower or the upper end and will find plenty of parking here. Trail maps are available. If you come in from the lower end, you will have a hike up a beautiful gorge, past waterfalls which include the 115-foot Lucifer falls. The hike is about 2 miles each direction and is stunning. If you approach from above, none of that is between you and the cache. Even if you decide to start at the top of the gorge, don’t miss hiking down for a while to see this amazing place. The cache is off one of the trails and is a green ammo can. Please hide it again when you leave because it will be too obvious if left out in the open. Please do not leave any food in this cache. You can bring your dog to this park but leashes are required. The park has camping, swimming in a pool below a waterfall, an old mill, and picnic areas. Gorge trails are closed in the winter.
The ratings: From the closest parking, it is 1.5 difficulty, 1.5 terrain. From the lower end of the gorge, the terrain rating changes to a 3.
While you’re in the area you might want to check out the rest of town.. a great pedestrian shopping Commons, the Cornell campus, and other local parks, waterfalls, glens, and gorges. It’s a great town.