Ohisa Creek Falls, Stark Twn, Herkimer County

A difficult but rewarding location to visit!

Parking and Trailhead: 42.94244, -74.82590
Stream/River/Watershed: Ohisa Creek
Height of Falls/Type: 15 ft, 10 ft, 80 ft, Cascades, Ledges, Slides, Freefall
Level of Difficulty/Hiking Distance:

  • This is a moderate to difficult hike. Give yourself at least 2 hours.
  • Estimated length is possible 1 ½ miles one way.
  • You will be primarily walking the stream bed during the trek.
  • Use caution as it is slippery and dangerous in spots.
  • There is no trail to follow.
  • Would not recommend this for small children.

From the gate by the roadside, you will see a worn path to the left that leads straight down to the creek bed. Follow the creek upstream until you see the 80 ft waterfall. Keep in mind that electronic devices, cell phones, and even satellite may not work due to the steep gully walls.

Ohisa Creek, falls on #1: 42.94223, -74.82575
Ohisa Creek, falls on #2: 42.93843, -74.83355
Ohisa Creek, falls on #3: 42.93085, -74.83671
For more detailed information on this location please visit Bobbieswaterfalls

Directions: From the intersection of Hwy 5 and Hwy 167, in Little Falls, Get on Hwy 167 and drive south for 2.0 miles. Bear left onto Hwy 167. Turn left onto Hwy 5s. Turn right onto Hwy 167 and drive for 2.2 miles. Keep left onto Newville Rd and drive for 0.2 miles. Bear left onto Newville Rd and drive for 1.8 miles. Turn right onto Newville Rd and drive for 0.3 miles. Turn right onto Johnny Cake Rd and drive for 1.0 miles. Turn left onto Travis Rd and drive for 1.7 miles. Turn left onto Hwy 168 and drive for 1.6 miles.

For more information on New York State waterfall locations, please visit out New York waterfalls map.

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