West Stony Creek Falls

This 4ft (outside of the “technical specifications” for waterfalls, but historically known) waterfall formed on the North Branch of West Stony Creek is small in size but, large in scenery. Approximately 1.5 miles along the Northville-Placid Trail you will come to this waterfall just before reaching a footbridge that crosses the creek.

To get there: Driving North on Rte 30, look for County Rte 6 on the left just after crossing a bridge that spans West Stony Creek. Proceed straight for about 5.2 miles where you will see a sign for Lapland Ski Touring Center. You will come to an old iron bridge at 5.8 miles where Immediately after, the road forks. Remain headed straight, following signs for the Northville-Placid Trail for another o.6 mile. Turn left onto Godfrey Rd and drive for 0.5 miles and park in the designated area on the right. Follow signs for the trail. The falls will be approximate 1.5 miles along the trail.

Source: Adirondack Waterfall Guide by Russell Dunn

Waterfall Name: West Stony Creek Falls
Alternative Name(s): n/a
Phone: …..
Website: …..

Classification: Analysis in Progress
Height: 4′ cascade
Crest: TBD
Access/Location Classification: Accessible/May not be verified

Waterway: North Branch West Stony Creek
Cave/Forest/Preserve Name: n/a
Clove/Gulch/Valley/Glen: n/a
Gorge/Hollow/Gulf/Gully/Ravine/Chasm: n/a
Lat/Long: 43.2610 -74.3675
Altitude (Appx Meters): 452.1

Town: Benson, Town of
County: Hamilton
NYS Tourism Region: Adirondack Mountains
NYS Tourism: https://esd.ny.gov/industries/tourism
NYDEC Region: Eastern Adirondacks/Lake Champlain
NYDEC Contact: https://www.dec.ny.gov/about/558.html

Parking: 43.25279, -74.34432
Parking Notes: …..
Trail head: TBD, TBD
Trail Notes: 1.5 mile
We are in the process of collecting trails via www.WikiLoc.com, which we will make available in the near future. “Analysis In Progress”, “TBD”, and empty fields denote information currently being collected.

Originator: McMartin, Barbara. 1988. Discover the Southern Adirondacks. Page 155.
Source 2: Russell Dunn
Source 3: Steve Young
Source 4: www.bobbieswaterfalls.com

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