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Cascade Lake Falls

Cascade Lake Falls – Keene, NY

Cascade Lake Falls Cascade Lake Falls forms on the shoulder of Cascade Mountain, the 36th highest peak in New York. The unnamed waterway flows down the #7 slide on side of of the mountain between Upper and Lower Cascade Lakes. This sizeable waterfall begins to take shape halfway down and continues past the tree-line where it ultimately joins Lower Cascade Lake and makes its way out on Cascade Brook. The base of the falls is accessible through a mild bushwhack. […]

Falls at Wadhams

Falls at Wadhams – Wadhams, NY

Grab a book and enjoy the Falls at Wadhams The 20-foot Falls at Wadhams are visible from the bridge that spans the river as it flows over a large area and then into a single drop before making its way through a long flume under the bridge. Next to the river is the Wadhams Free Library where you can grab a book and relax at riverside. Just downriver past the bridge you can see a functioning hydro-electric plant. Hydro-electric power […]

Kilbourn Falls, Lewis County, New York

Kilbourn Falls – Croghan

Are you ready for a driving adventure?? Parking and Trailhead: 43.98182, -75.29309 (Road not suitable for compact cars) Stream/River/Watershed: Oswegatchie River, West Branch Height of Falls/Type: 35 ft, Upper waterfall, chute Level of Difficulty/Hiking Distance: .5 mile one way Comments/Notes: A footbridge across the West Branch of the Oswegatchie River is located above the falls. There is another small waterfall upstream from the bridge. Landmark: Follow Anglers Signs Kilbourn Falls (North-East of Belfort) – Access may be gained via a trail […]

Graves Cemetary Falls, Oneida County, New York

Graves Cemetery Falls – Camden

Graves Cemetary Falls is historic and beautiful! Parking: N43.43331 W75.74922 Landmark: Graves Cemetery Sign Stream/River/Watershed: Little River Height of Falls/Type: >8′ Level of Difficulty/Hiking Distance: Short Comments/Notes: Park by the roadside where a sign for Graves Cemetary is present. Graves Cemetary is a historic cemetery that has been used since the early 1800’s but is now only a historical burial site that is up kept by the local municipalities. From the parking area, walk over the stone arch bridge and take the small […]

Buttermilk Falls, Lincoln Twn, Madison County, New York

Buttermilk Falls – Canastota

What’s with all the “Buttermilk Falls in New York?   Parking and Trailhead: 43.04881, -75.71109 Stream/River/Watershed: Limestone Creek Height of Falls/Type: 30 ft, Cascade Level of Difficulty/Hiking Distance: Roadside view only – Private Property Located in Canastota, this cascade can be seen from the roadside only. It is best not to assume the owner of the property wishes to be disturbed, so use this location as a pass-through to some other more accessible locations. We wanted to include this location because it […]

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