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Dig The Who?

Dig the Who? When you hear the name “Dig The Falls”, you may wonder what we do. Do we excavate waterfalls? Do we like it when people fall down? No, but close! Dig The Falls is the name given by Founder Edward Smathers back in 2005 when he set out to create a database of New York’s waterfalls and a New York waterfall map. It simply means we dig (like) waterfalls! But what is it that we do? Well, it […]

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Winter Waterfalls: Safely Enjoying the Frozen Falls

By John Haywood Although the majority of people like to admire waterfalls in the warmth of Spring or Summer, and the crisp air of Fall, there are those that like to head out in any weather to see a waterfall. Just because a waterfall is frozen doesn’t mean it’s not something that can be enjoyed. Ice formations, spurts of water flowing through icy openings , and surrounding snow-capped scenery combine to offer a unique vernal experience. If you’re a fan […]

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The Adirondack Fifty Falls Waterfall Challenge

Dig The Falls is announcing their latest project aimed at helping to spread out the crowds that visit the Adirondack High Peaks: The Adirondack Fifty Falls Waterfall Challenge! Waterfalls are a mainstay of the Adirondacks. They 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 and trails by attracting more […]

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The Innocent Waterfall in the Age of Misplaced Blame

By John Haywood Please note: This opinion article speaks bluntly and takes on the harsh reality of the dangers of disregarding the hazards at waterfalls. It is not meant to be derogatory in any way. It is meant to be an eye-opener in an effort to save lives. Waterfalls are not deadly. They do not seek to kill or harm; they simply exist. Waterfalls are innocent. What is deadly at a waterfall is poor decision-making, a lack of respect for […]

Finger Lakes Region Waterfall Roadtrip!

The Ithaca and Watkins Glen areas are two treasure troves full of waterfalls. State Parks and Natural Areas are home to countless waterfalls that have formed in the hundreds of gorges throughout the areas which are only a half-hour apart, making this a perfect roadtrip! The phrase “Ithaca is Gorges!” is tribute to the multitude of gorges found there. The most notable waterfall here would be Ithaca Falls, found in the Ithaca Falls Natural Area. Watkins Glen State Park is […]

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