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Waterfalls of New York State: 100+ Challenge

With over 3,200 waterfalls in the state of New York, there’s going to be a lot of waterfall challenges circulating very soon!! For our first challenge, we kept it relatively simple. I am sure that some of you are aware that I (Edward M. Smathers) co-authored a book with Scott Ensminger of and David Schryver of a couple years back. Waterfalls of New York State ( It is on this book that we set the cornerstone of the […]


Dig The Falls is growing and while we have a substantial amount of information and waterfall locations, we would like to add more content about New York waterfalls through blogs and other articles. If you are passionate about the outdoors and waterfalls, and are an aspiring (or established) writer/blogger who would like to be a part of the Dig The Falls team, please contact us! Please keep in mind that Dig The Falls is, at the moment, an entirely volunteer […]

Ultimate Adirondack Waterfall Roadtrip

By John Haywood Everyone loves waterfalls! Those wonderful natural wonders make the perfect backdrop for a picnic, centerpiece to a photo, or cool spot to beat the heat on Summer day. The best part about waterfalls, though, is the diversity. There are so many shapes and sizes as well as easy hikes, demanding hikes, roadside falls… you name it. There is a waterfall for everyone! While the Adirondacks are known mostly for the mountains, there are hundreds and hundreds and […]


Dig The Falls Announces Partnership on Narrows Project

Dig The Falls, along with Waterfalls of Upstate New York are excited to announce a partnership with The Post Contemporary,  Rensselaer Land Trust, and City of Troy on the Narrows Cascades and Heritage Trail in Troy, NY. This extensive, multi-phase project is a proposed five-mile trail system that highlights the hidden treasures along the Wynantskill and Poestenkill which wind through the city of Troy and into the Hudson River. Both waterways are rich in history, going back to the days […]


New York State Waterfall Map v3.6 BETA

The Dig The Falls Waterfall Survey has been upgraded… And you are the first to know about it (if you happen to be up past midnight, that is)! Dig The Falls is proud to release our first BETA version map that has so many significant changes it deserved its very own version number, plus a bump in dot releases. With the public-facing map sporting over 2,500 individual waterfall locations, we see it fair to say we have the most comprehensive […]

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