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Rensselaerville Falls at The E.N. Huyck Preserve is one of those hidden gems, you just have to explore!

The E.N. Huyck Preserve is a medium sized nature preserve located in Rensselaerville (hence the name Rensselaerville Falls). There are several small to very large waterfalls located on the stream that runs through the preserve, but the largest is a cascade named Rensselaerville Falls.

At the entrance to the preserve, little more than a parking lot at the back of what appears to be a home is a small museum with some of the artifacts that have been found on the property throughout the years.

Rensselaerville Falls encompasses a little over 100′ of the descent of Tenmile Creek, which drops well over 200′ while traveling through the preserve. The creek is lined with old mill foundations and the preserve has miles of hiking trails that pass these foundations. Most of the trails have markers and historical placards describing the mills and the historical significance to local culture at the time of their use.

Most trails are open year round, but they are not cleared during winter. If you visit while snow is on the ground it would be a good idea to bring snow shoes.

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