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Wanika Falls

Wanika Falls – North Elba

Wanika Falls Standing at approximately 150 feet, Wanika Falls is one of the tallest Adirondack waterfalls. This waterfall is made of up several large sections and significant drops which flow much better in early Spring or after a good rain. To get there: GPS: 44°11.912’N 74°03.353’W – From Lake Placid (junction of routes 73 and 86) drive southwest on route 73 for 0.2 mile. Turn left onto Station Road and proceed southwest for 0.8 mile. When you come to Old […]

Ultimate Adirondack Waterfall Roadtrip

By John Haywood Everyone loves waterfalls! Those wonderful natural wonders make the perfect backdrop for a picnic, centerpiece to a photo, or cool spot to beat the heat on Summer day. The best part about waterfalls, though, is the diversity. There are so many shapes and sizes as well as easy hikes, demanding hikes, roadside falls… you name it. There is a waterfall for everyone! While the Adirondacks are known mostly for the mountains, there are hundreds and hundreds and […]

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Essex County Waterfalls!

Essex County: Waterfall Adventures Await! By John Haywood Essex County, without a doubt, contains the highest concentration 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 […]

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Adirondack Waterfall Day-trip

A day-long waterfall adventure! by John Haywood Everyone loves New York waterfalls! Those roaring and splashing natural wonders can be found almost everywhere in the Adirondacks. The beauty of the mountains is they have the perfect terrain for the formation of cascades of all types. There are numerous waterfalls along Route 73 alone and a few more on Route 86 leading to Wilmington, that are easily accessible or viewable from roadside. Here is a list of easily accessible waterfalls that […]

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