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 Military Road, turn right and then immediately left onto Averyville Road. After 1.1 miles, turn left into the parking area for the Northville-Placid Trail.
Follow the trail for approximately 7 mile to the base of the falls at 44.199470, -74.056831.
In his Keene Valley Region Waterfall Guide, Russell Dunn notes several other waterfalls along the way, including Chubb River Chasm and Chubb River Falls.
For more information on New York Waterfalls, please visit our New York State waterfall map.
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