Agawamuck Falls: A product of industry
The High Falls Conservation area in Philmont, NY holds two natural waterfalls as well as one that forms on an old dam. The area is named after the tallest waterfall in Columbia County, High Falls, which is the star attraction. The second waterfall that stands at approximately 70 feet is Agawamuck Falls.
Agawamuck Falls forms on an unnamed waterway approximately 100 yards away from High Falls. This waterway once supplied factories along the creek as it was diverted from Agawamuck Creek.
As the water flows down the twisting falls, the sprawling base becomes split by a tiny “island” where a tree has grown to maturity. This is also where it joins the Agawamuck Creek.
This waterfall can be seen if you take the trail down to the creek and head toward the base of High Falls.
Waterfall Name: Agawamuck Falls
Alternative Name(s): n/a
Classification: Analysis in Progress
Access/Location Classification: Accessible/May not be verified
Waterway: Agawamuck Creek, tributary to
Cave/Forest/Preserve Name: High Falls Conservation Area
Lat/Long: 42.24612, -73.651646
Altitude (Appx Meters): 99.3
NYS Tourism Region: Hudson Valley
NYS Tourism: https://esd.ny.gov/industries/tourism
NYDEC Region: Capital Region/Northern Catskills
NYDEC Contact: https://www.dec.ny.gov/about/558.html
Parking: 42.247105, -73.657479
Parking Notes: …..
Trail head: 42.247105, -73.657479
Trail Notes: http://clctrust.org/discover/public-conservation-areas/discover-our-places-high-falls/
We are in the process of collecting trails via www.WikiLoc.com, which we will make available in the near future. “Analysis In Progress”, “TBD”, and empty fields denote information currently being collected.
For more information on New York State waterfalls, please visit our New York waterfall map.
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