Hanging Spear Falls-Flowed Lands

Hanging Spear Falls-Flowed Lands, Essex County, Town of Newcomb, Adirondack Park

Hanging Spear Falls-Calamity Brook Trail

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Stream or River: Opalescent River flows into the Hudson River
Date Visited: 10/15/2008
Resources Used:
Eastern Ny All Outdoors Atlas And Field Guide Publication 2008 Pg 103 D4
Adirondack Waterfall Guide “New York’s Cool Cascades” By Russell Dunn

Directions:
From I-87 N South of North Hudson, Take exit 29 to the right towards Newcomb/North Hudson and drive .2 miles. Turn left onto Blue Ridge Road and drive 17.6 miles.Turn right onto Tahawus Road and drive .4 miles. Turn left onto Tahawus Road and drive another 5.9 miles. Turn left onto Upper Works Road and drive 3.5 miles to the parking area and trailhead.
Trail Description:
Calamity Brook Trail Hanging Spear Falls
Moderate to Difficult over 5 miles one way

Photos here are random. The information and reference points are for points on the wikiloc map. For lots of trail hike in full with photos, please click here
Points of Reference and Photo Locations:
Hanging Spears Parking N44.08909 W74.05646 1780 ft
Walkbridge Photos  Hudson River N44.09217 W74.05800 1823 ft

Henderson Lake Photos N44.09337 W74.05734 1825 ft
Trail Sign-parking Area Sign N44.09388 W74.05698 1837 ft
First Bridge With Waterfall Calamity Brook N44.10014 W74.04356 1934 ft
From the first bridge and waterfalls to beginning trailhead

1 to state boundry sign_00002
1 to state boundry sign_00002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Bridge Calamity Brook N44.10175 W74.03602 1978 ft
Waterfall Photos N44.10075 W74.02988 2032 ft
Second bridge to the first bridge
State Land Boundry Sign N44.10254 W74.02556 2216 ft
Sign in at trail head to state boundry sign
State Land Boundry Sign N44.10254 W74.02556 2216 ft

1 to state boundry sign_00019
1 to state boundry sign_00019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From lean to back to state boundry sign
High Water Bridge Photos N44.10689 W74.02121 2399 ft
On the High Water Bridge Calamity Brook N44.10730 W74.02047 2405 ft
Calamity Brook N44.10748 W74.02035 2418 ft

David Henderson Monument N44.11242 W73.99913 2685 ft

1 to state boundry sign_00006
1 to state boundry sign_00006

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From state boundry sign to henderson monument
David Henderson Monument N44.11242 W73.99913 2685 ft
Trailhead Register N44.11318 W73.99326 2757 ft
Our Lean to N44.11123 W73.99210 2765 ft

1 to state boundry sign_00007
1 to state boundry sign_00007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From henderson monument to lean to
Our Lean to N44.11123 W73.99210 2765 ft
Hanging Spear Dam N44.10784 W73.99085 2758 ft

Henderson Monument
Henderson Monument

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From lean to start to the dam
From the dam back to the lean to
Hike Falls Waterfall Photos N44.10621 W73.99073 2746 ft
Hike Falls 6 N44.10582 W73.99082 2744 ft
Waterfall Stop Photos N44.10562 W73.99073 2740 ft
Hike Falls 5 N44.10531 W73.99082 2727 ft
Hike Falls Opalescent Falls N44.10482 W73.99081 2704 ft
Hike Falls Opalescent Falls Photos N44.10463 W73.99081 2694 ft
Hike Falls 4 N44.10446 W73.99081 2684 ft
Hike Falls Photos N44.10426 W73.99062 2678 ft
Hike Falls 3 N44.10407 W73.99080 2663 ft
Hike Falls 2 N44.10357 W73.99080 2614 ft
Hike Falls N44.10301 W73.99079 2559 ft
Opalescent Upper Falls

Opalescent Upper Falls, Essex County, New York
Opalescent Upper Falls, Essex County, New York

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opalescent Falls

Opalescent Falls, Essex County, New York
Opalescent Falls, Essex County, New York

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr Snake N44.10219 W73.99024 2524 ft
Hanging Spear Falls N44.10185 W73.99077 2481 ft
Cliffside Hanging Spear Photos N44.10168 W73.99075 2467 ft
Overlook Photos N44.10152 W73.99077 2456 ft

Hanging Spear Falls

Hanging Spear Falls, Essex County, New York 10-15-2008
Hanging Spear Falls, Essex County, New York 10-15-2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trail Turned Around N44.10089 W73.99034 2442 ft
Livingston Point Lean To N44.11259 W73.98897 2767 ft
Lean to photos    Flowed Lake N44.11331 W73.98970 2756 ft

From the dam to livingston lean to

Livingston lean to back to dam

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