New York State Waterfall Blog

Bash Bish Falls

Shooting the Falls – Bash Bish Falls

Bash Bish Falls By John Haywood Although Bash Bish Falls lies just over the Massachusetts border, we still include it with our New York waterfalls due to the close proximity and fact that there is access to the falls from a parking lot and trail located in New York. This 60-foot cascade has a distinct appearance as Bash Bish Brook becomes split by a large rock that resembles a horn. The water falls into a large pool where, although there […]

Split Rock Falls

Essex County Waterfalls!

Essex County: Waterfall Adventures Await! By John Haywood Essex County, without a doubt, contains the highest density of waterfalls within its 1,916 square mile area of any other county within the Adirondack Park. The greater Keene Valley area alone boasts dozens of waterfalls ranging from those at a few feet that fill swimming holes to the 300-foot Roaring Brook Falls. Following is just a sampling of what Essex County has to offer when it comes to waterfalls. We’ll take you […]

Poestenkill Gorge Park Cleanup 2017

PoestenKill Gorge Park – May 7th Cleanup Event

The Dig The Falls Cleanup Event was rained out… Wait! No, it wasn’t! We had some hard-core volunteers join us on this event and we couldn’t have been more proud to host such a great cleanup effort. “The lack of signage and other park amenities shows that this park could really use some appreciation!” The Poestenkill Gorge Park is home to one of the citie’s largest and, possibly, least known natural wonders; Mt. Ida Falls (aka Poestenkill Falls and High Falls). Sitting […]


New York State Waterfall Map

We semi-silently released some new features. Here’s what you need to know! The Dig The Falls New York State Waterfall Map has forever changed and it will only continue to get better. We have uploaded over 100 location so far, which accounts for 5% of the total locations we will eventually be uploading to the Dig The Falls public database. We plan to update everyone with more great news as it comes, but here is what you need to know: […]

Split Rock Falls

Shooting the Falls – Split Rock Falls

Shooting the Falls – Split Rock Falls By John Haywood Split Rock Falls in Underwood, an area inside the Town of Elizabethtown, NY, is without a doubt one of the most popular swimming holes in the Adirondacks. Due to its accessibility, hundreds flock there each year to cool off, hang out, or grab a photograph of this unique place. Here, not only do the falls alone give you a nice image, the entire area makes for a great photograph. It’s […]

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