GENESEE FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state park that drew national attention for its ice volcano now has a second icy spectacle: a pair of waterfalls that are nearly frozen over.
The Daily News in Batavia reports (http://bit.ly/1A3kMgn ) two of Letchworth State Park's major waterfalls on the Genesee (JEN'-uh-see) River are almost entirely encased in ice.
The frozen scenery is drawing visitors to the 107-foot middle falls and the 70-foot upper falls on the southern end of the scenic Letchworth gorge 45 miles southwest of Rochester. The river is still flowing over the upper falls through a narrow channel of open water.
The ice volcano is nearby. The geyser-like fountain at the park's Glen Iris Inn has formed a thick, 50-foot tall ice volcano thanks to one of the coldest February's on record.
Information from: The Daily News, http://www.batavianews.com