High Falls and Dam, Lewis County, New York

High Falls on the Beaver River


High Falls Dam and Falls, Beaver River – Croghan

Location: Croghan Town

Parking and Trailhead: N43.92424 W75.37543
Stream/River/Watershed: Beaver River
Height of Falls/Type: 80 ft, Dam Steps
Level of Difficulty/Hiking Distance: Easy to moderate, .3 Miles

Comments/Notes: From the parking area walk up the gravel road by the penstock. Within a few hundred yards look for a path off to the left that goes under the penstock and follow it to the base of the dam and falls. Above this is High Falls Pond. There is a nice picnic area on the North side of the pond, as well as a couple of campsites.
High Falls Pond Picnic and Parking 43.93304, -75.36862

Directions: From the intersection of Hwy 126 and Hwy 812 in Croghan, take Hwy 812 north for .7 miles. (At .4 miles is Croghan Island Falls) Turn Right onto Belfort Rd and drive for .6 miles. Turn Left onto High Falls Rd and drive 1.3 miles. Turn left and drive .2 miles. At this point turn left again and follow the dirt road to it’s end which is another .3 miles. The parking area is at the end.

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