Sliding Falls, Knifes Edge, Lewis County, New York

Another Waterfall along the Moose River


Sliding Rock Falls – Lyons Falls
AKA: Knifes Edge Rapids

Location: Lyons Falls, Lyonsdale Town
Park/Area: —–

Parking: N43.61854 W75.30469
Trailhead: N43.61929 W75.30331
Stream/River/Watershed: Moose River
Height of Falls/Type: Rapids, Chute, Slide
Level of Difficulty/Hiking Distance: Moderate .8 mile round trip

Popular Whitewater Rafting Route, Bottom of the Moose River
This parking area is also used to access three other waterfalls: T-Bone Falls, Double Drop Falls and Lyonsdale Falls
From the parking area, walk towards the footbridge. At some point in time this road was open for traffic to pass through. As you come upon the bridge you will see to your right the water coming down under the bridge to your left. This one is Lyonsdale Falls. Continue across the bridge, if you look straight ahead and to the left of the road you will see T-bone Falls in the distance. It is approximately .1 miles from parking to T-Bone Falls, and also the trail beginning for the next two waterfalls. At about .1 mile you will see a trail sign off to your right. The trail is easy to follow. There were a few muddy spots but nothing you can not get around. From the trail sign to the bottom of the next waterfall called Double Drop is about .2 miles. Continue along the trail an additional .2 miles, which brings you to Sliding Rock Falls. Total hike for this area is approximately .8 miles.
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Directions: From the intersection of Hwy 12 and Hwy 12d and McAlpine St, drive east on McAlpine St for .4 miles. Turn right onto Center St and drive .5 miles. (Note: at .3 miles Center St changes to Franklin St). Turn left onto Laura St and drive .8 miles bearing left onto Lyonsdale Rd. Continue on Lyonsdale Rd for 2.4 Miles. Turn left into the first parking area, which will be just pass the Burrows Paper Company on your left.

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