Falls at Wilmington Notch
The Falls at Wilmington Notch is a 40─50-foot-high cascade/falls formed in a dynamic, rocky gorge on the West Branch of the Ausable River.
In order to access the waterfall through the campground, you must either be a guest or pay the day-use fee. The waterfall can be viewed from the other side of the river from the Whiteface Mountain Ski Center.
To get there: From Lake Placid (junction of Routes 73 & 86), drive northeast on Route 86 for 8.5 miles. Turn left into the Wilmington Notch Campground, which is located at 4953 Route. 86, Wilmington, NY 12997; (518) 946-7172
This waterfall can be found in Russell Dunn’s Adirondack Waterfall Guide.
For information on the campground, please click here.
Waterfall Name: Wilmington Notch Falls
Alternative Name(s): Wilmington Notch Campground, Falls At
Classification: Analysis in Progress
Height: 75′ Total
Access/Location Classification: Accessible/May not be verified
Waterway: West Branch Ausable River
Cave/Forest/Preserve Name: Wilmington Notch Campground
Lat/Long: 44.34982, -73.86641
Altitude (Appx Meters): 391.3
Town: Wilmington, Town of
NYS Tourism Region: Adirondack Mountains
NYS Tourism: https://esd.ny.gov/industries/tourism
NYDEC Region: Eastern Adirondacks/Lake Champlain
NYDEC Contact: https://www.dec.ny.gov/about/558.html
Parking: 44.34837, -73.86349
Parking Notes: …..
Trail head: TBD, TBD
Trail Notes: .2 mile to Main Falls additional for Lower Falls, inside of Campground
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.
Originator: <a href=”unknown Originator Adirondack Waterfall Guide “New York’s Cool Cascades” By Russell Russell Dunn” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>unknown Originator Adirondack Waterfall Guide “New York’s Cool Cascades” By Russell Russell Dunn
Source 2: Edward M. Smathers (www.DigTheFalls.com)
Source 3: Russell Dunn
Source 4: www.bobbieswaterfalls.com
For more information on New York State waterfalls, please visit our New York waterfall map.
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Closest Geolocated Address: 4761 NY-86 Scenic, Wilmington, NY 12997, USA
Location Lat/Long: 44.350445, -73.863617
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