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Agawamuck Falls

Agawamuck Falls – Philmont, NY

 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 […]

High Falls Philmont NY

High Falls – Philmont, NY

Explore a hidden gem at High Falls Conservation Area The Village of Philmont in Columbia County holds a hidden gem in the High Falls Conservation Area. One might never suspect there would be a 150-foot waterfall in this small village however, there is plus a second about half that height. The 47-acre High Falls Conservation Area is maintained by the Columbia Land Trust who work to preserve natural areas. With two miles of trails that led to both the base […]

Christman Sanctuary - Bozenkill Falls

Christman Sanctuary – Bozenkill Falls – Delanson

Explore the waterfalls of Christman Sanctuary Christman Sanctuary is an area in Delanson protected by The Nature Conservancy. With hiking trails and several waterfalls, this area is a popular spot for solo hikers as well as families. The main waterfall here is Bozenkill Falls, a picturesque fall found in an open area that almost gives you the feeling of a theater. As mentioned, there are several other waterfalls at this location that can be found by walking the trail. Access […]


Yatesville Falls State Forest – Sprakers

Do you enjoy Amish homesteads? Well, a trip to Yatesville Falls State Forest has you covered! Yatesville Falls State Forest is located in the town of Randall, Montgomery County, NY. Along with Rural Grove State Forest, Yatesville Falls State Forest is part of an over 1,700 acre Forest Preserve. Yatesville Falls has been called Buttermilk Falls and Vroomans Falls, but it is not the only waterfall in the state forest. There are actually a couple of waterfalls located upstream and […]


Wintergreen Park – Canajoharie Falls – Canajoharie

Wintergreen Park encompasses several cascades and one really great waterfall called Canajoharie Falls! Canajoharie Falls is located inside Wintergreen Park, just outside of the town of Canajoharie, NY. Measuring at around 45′ in height, many people have found themselves in danger because of jumping from the top of the waterfall. The hike to this waterfall is about one-mile round trip, walking on a well-maintained gravel path. It consists of some up and downhill hiking, but should not be very strenuous […]

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