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Waterfalls of Stag Brook

“The Hidden Gems of Whiteface Mountain By John Haywood When someone hears the name Whiteface Mountain, they often think of skiing, Oktoberfest, or the drive to the summit with the stunning views. What many don’t realize is that Whiteface is home to well-over a dozen waterfalls! Here, we’ll cover the waterfalls of Stag Brook! On the eastern slopes, among the ski runs and slides, Stag Brook flows down to meet the West Branch Ausable River. Home to over a dozen […]

Chasing Waterfalls of the Capital Region & Southern Adirondacks

Chasing Waterfalls of the Capital Region and Southern Adirondacks The end of September brought another opportunity for my husband & I to head out on a waterfall road trip.  This time we were focused on waterfalls north of Albany and into the southern portion of the Adirondacks.  Our plan is to visit six waterfalls which makes for a full – but very fun – day. We started out the day by heading towards the towns of Wells and Speculator to […]

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Family-Friendly Waterfall Hikes in the Adirondacks guide now available!

John Haywood has published a new waterfall guide for the Adirondacks that is a compilation of shorter and easier-to-get-to waterfalls; Family-Friendly Waterfall Hikes in the Adirondacks! A variety of short walks and roadside waterfalls that are sure to become a family favorite as many fans of Dig The Falls have asked about just that. Now, they’re all available in one, no-frills guide, with not only easy-to-read directions, but access to an interactive map for directions as well! All you have […]

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Best Adirondack Waterfall Hikes

Best Adirondack Waterfall Hikes by John Haywood There certainly is no shortage of waterfalls in the Adirondacks! Thousands can be found among the streams, brooks, and rivers that flow throughout the over six-million acres that comprise the Adirondacks. We have compiled a list of our favorite, and what we consider to be the best, Adirondack waterfall hikes. These hikes include some of he most notable Adirondack waterfalls that you can visit without having to hike great distances or grueling trails. […]

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The Adirondack Fifty Falls Challenge is here!

The Adirondack Fifty Falls Challenge is here! Russell Dunn and John Haywood bring their years of experience and expertise together to bring you the Adirondack Fifty Falls Waterfalls Challenge! Waterfalls are a mainstay of the Adirondacks that attract people from all over who come to see their natural beauty. Many of these visitors come to the High Peaks region where the issue of overcrowding is prevalent. Our goal is to help alleviate overcrowding of parking areas, roadways, and trails by […]