Waterfalls of New York State 100+ Challenge, Dig the Falls, part 2, The Hudson Valley Region

Waterfalls of New York State 100+ Challenge, Dig the Falls, part 2, The Hudson Valley Region For more information on this challenge click here To purchase “Waterfalls of New York State”, click here  To purchase “A Waterfall Guide to Letchworth State Park” by Scott A. Ensminger and Douglas K. Bassett, click here

The following list is the first set of locations listed in the book “Waterfalls of New York State” by Scott A. Ensminger (Western New York Waterfall Survey), David J. Schryver (Northern New York Waterfalls) and Edwards M. Smathers (Dig the Falls) Be sure to check them out! I myself have personally contributed a lot of waterfall location information to both Mr. Edward Smathers and Mr. David Schryver. I am currently a team member with “Dig the Falls”. The simple rules of this challenge, is to visit 100 waterfall locations in the book. One location may have several waterfalls, but counts as one location. Click on the links (I have visited) in the boxes below, which will take you to additional information pages.

As you will notice, I really have to work on my Southern Waterfalls! Jump on over to Digthefalls for additional information on the other waterfalls listed here below.

Waterfall Location Number Additional Falls in location Waterfall Name Date Visited County
19 ….. Artist Falls
Winter Clove
Platform View
15′
….. Greene
19 additional falls Countryman Kill, Falls #1
3.3 rt public
small 5′ cascade on top with a 10′ plunge waterfall at the bottom
….. Greene
19 additional falls Countryman Kill, Falls #2
3.3 rt public
14′ plunge
….. Greene
19 additional falls Countryman Kill, Falls #3
3.3 rt public
15′ plunge
….. Greene
19 additional falls Countryman Kill, Falls #4
3.3 rt public
26′ plunge
….. Greene
19 additional falls Countryman Kill, Falls #5
Countryman Kill
possible private
19′ cascade
….. Greene
19 additional falls Winter Clove Falls
Winter Clove
3.6 mile rt
70′ Total
….. Greene
20 Kaaterskill Falls
Kaaterskill Clove/Lake Creek Ravine
aka Catterskill Falls, Cauterskill Falls
Roadside view/1.5 mile rt
230′ Total
Visited 8/18/2013 Greene
20 additional falls
Bastion Falls
Kaaterskill Clove/Lake Creek Ravine
aka Sebation Falls, Horse shoe Falls, Rip Van Winkle Falls
Roadside View/.2 mile walk along the roadside
71′ Cascade
Visited 8/18/2013 Greene
21 Plattekill Falls
Platte Clove
aka Plaaterskill Falls, Pomeroy Falls
.2 mile/several small cascades above
75′ (some sources state 51′)
Visited 8/18/2013 Greene
21 additional falls Black Chasm Falls
Platte Clove
aka Everits Cascade, Platte Clove Falls
5.5 miles Rt for all waterfalls on the Plattkill Creek
100′
….. Greene
21 additional falls Blue Hole Falls
Platte Clove
5.5 miles Rt for all waterfalls on the Plattkill Creek
….. Greene
21 additional falls Bridal Veil Falls
Platte Clove
Hard Dangerous
Approx. 1.8 Mile Rt/Can be seen best by overlook at
Hells Hole N42.13066 W74.08354
Trailhead N42.13323 W74.0859490′
Visited 8/18/2013 Greene
21 additional falls Evergreen Falls
Platte Clove
aka Gray Rock Falls, Green Falls, Lower Platte-kill Falls
Roadside View/5.5 miles Rt for all waterfalls on the Plattkill Creek
40′
….. Greene
21 additional falls Gray Rock Falls
Platte Clove
aka Evergreen Falls, Green Falls, Lower Platte-kill Falls
Gps location is based upon gathered sorces
5.5 miles Rt for all waterfalls on the Plattkill Creek
….. Greene
21 additional falls Green Falls
Platte Clove
aka Evergreen Falls, Gray Rock Falls, Lower Platte-kill Falls, The Ghost
Gps location is based upon gathered sorces
5.5 miles Rt for all waterfalls on the Plattkill Creek
20′ to 50′ approx
….. Greene
21 additional falls Grey Rock Falls
Platte Clove
aka Horseshoe Bend Falls
Roadside View/5.5 miles Rt for all waterfalls on the Plattkill Creek
….. Greene
21 additional falls Hells Hole Falls #1
Platte Clove
aka The Devils Kitchen Falls
Roadside Views/.2 mile Rt
Falls in Close Proximity
4′
….. Greene
21 additional falls Hells Hole Falls #2
Platte Clove
aka The Devils Kitchen Falls
Roadside Views/.2 mile Rt
Falls in Close Proximity
cascade
….. Greene
21 additional falls Hells Hole Falls #3
Platte Clove
aka The Devils Kitchen Falls
Roadside Views/.2 mile Rt
4′-5′ cascade
….. Greene
21 additional falls Japanese Falls
Platte Clove
5.5 miles Rt for all waterfalls on the Plattkill Creek
20’/20’/80′
….. Greene
21 additional falls
Old Mill Falls
Platte Clove
.1 mile
10′ Total
Visited 8/18/2013 Greene
21 additional falls Pomeroy Falls
Platte Clove
According to resources, this waterfall is stated to be one of the three largest falls,
based on the order of waterfalls, this maybe an aka of Plattekill Falls.
5.5 miles Rt for all waterfalls on the Plattkill Creek
Individual GPS unknown…..
….. Greene
21 additional falls Rainbow Falls
Platte Clove
Roadside view
5.5 miles Rt for all waterfalls on the Plattkill Creek
50′
….. Greene
21 additional falls Rainbow Falls, Lower
Platte Clove
aka Hell Hole Falls, Japanese Falls, Upper
Roadside view/5.5 miles Rt for all waterfalls on the Plattkill Creek
20’/20’/80′ Total with Japanese Falls
….. Greene
21 additional falls Red Falls, Upper
Platte Clove
aka Red Rock Falls, Honoulu Falls, Twins Falls, Reds Falls, Carns Falls
5.5 miles Rt for all waterfalls on the Plattkill Creek
….. Greene
21 additional falls Red Rock Falls, Lower
Platte Clove
aka Honoulu
Public – State Land
35′
….. Greene
21 additional falls Red Rock Falls, Upper
Platte Clove
aka Gray Rock Falls
Roadside View
25′
….. Greene
21 additional falls Rocky Rapids
Platte Clove
Location is based on gathered resources
5.5 miles Rt for all waterfalls on the Plattkill Creek
Individual GPS unknown
….. Greene
22 ….. High Falls
High Falls Conservation Area
1.5 mile loop
80′
….. Columbia
22 additional falls Agawamuck Falls
High Falls Conservation Area
aka Ackawamack Falls
http://clctrust.org/discover/public-conservation-areas/
discover-our-places-high-falls/
70′-80′
….. Columbia
22 additional falls Unnamed Falls
High Falls Conservation Area
Part of Dam, Philmont Dam
1.5 mile loop
15′-20′
….. Columbia
23 ….. Bash Bish Falls
Taconic State Park
5 mile – crossing into MA
80′ Total
….. Columbia
23 additional falls Copake Falls
Taconic State Park
https://parks.ny.gov/parks/attachments/
TaconicCopakeFallsAreaTrailMap-NorthernSection.pdf/
Individual GPS unknown
…….. Columbia
24 High Falls
High Falls Historic District
aka Great Falls
.1 mile
25′
….. Ulster
25 Awosting Falls
Minnewaska State Park
Inside State park
.6 mile/Designated Carriage Roads/Red 1.4
https://parks.ny.gov/parks/attachments/
SamPointAreaMinnewaskaStateParkTrailMap.pdf60′
….. Ulster
25 additional falls Coxing Kill, Falls on Lower
Minnewaska State Park
….. Ulster
25 additional falls Coxing Kill, Falls on Tributary to
Minnewaska State Park
….. Ulster
25 additional falls High Peters Kill Waterfall
Minnewaska State Park
https://www.alltrails.com/explore/recording/high-peters-kill-trail–33…..
….. Ulster
25 additional falls Rainbow Falls
Minnewaska State Park/Sam’s Point
3.4 Miles 1-Way
75′
….. Ulster
25 additional falls Sanders Kill, Falls on
Minnewaska State Park
6 mile rt/1.6 mile rt
8’/4′
….. Ulster
25 additional falls Saw Mill Falls
Minnewaska State Park
1.4 Mile Rt
18′
….. Ulster
25 additional falls Split Rock Falls
Minnewaska State Park
aka Coxing Kill Falls
.1 mile
8′
….. Ulster
25 additional falls Stony Kill Falls
Minnewaska State Park
5 mile
135′ Total
….. Ulster
26 ….. Verkeerder Kill Falls
Sams Point preserve
aka Kittykill Falls, Kaidy Kill Falls, Katy Kill Falls
5.6 mile RT
Fee Required
72′
….. Ulster
26 additional falls South Gully, Diana’s Pool
Sam’s Point/South Gully
Approx 6 mile Rt
….. Ulster
26 additional falls South Gully, Falls on #01
Sam’s Point/South Gully
Approx 6 mile Rt
….. Ulster
26 additional falls South Gully, Falls on #02
Sam’s Point/South Gully
Approx 6 mile Rt
….. Ulster
26 additional falls South Gully, Falls on #03
Sam’s Point/South Gully
Approx 6 mile Rt
….. Ulster
26 additional falls South Gully, Falls on #04
Sam’s Point/South Gully
Approx 6 mile Rt
….. Ulster
27 ….. Dover Stone Church Cave Falls
.5 mile
35′
….. Dutchess
27 additional falls Seven Wells, The
Access not yet verified
….. Dutchess
28 ….. Fitzgerald Falls
.3 mile
Appalation Trail
30′
….. Orange
29 Russell Brook Falls
Cherry Ridge Wild Forest
1 mile rt
30’/10′
Visited 8/10/2014 Delaware
29 additional falls
Russell Brook Falls, Upper
Cherry Ridge Wild Forest
1 Mile rt
30’/10′
Visited 8/10/2014 Delaware
30 ….. Buttermilk Falls #1.
Private/No Access
25′
….. Chenango
30 additional falls
Buttermilk Falls (New Berlin)
Roadside
25′, Cascade
Visited 8/8/2014/not in same location as the other 4 falls, which are farther north Chenango
30 additional falls Buttermilk Falls #2
Private/No Access
25′
….. Chenango
30 additional falls Buttermilk Falls #3
Private/No Access
25′
….. Chenango
30 additional falls Buttermilk Falls #4
Private/No Access
25′
….. Chenango

Waterfalls of New York State 100+ Challenge, Dig the Falls part 1, The Capital Region

Waterfalls of New York State 100+ Challenge, Dig the Falls, part 1, The Capital Region

For more information on this challenge click here

To purchase “Waterfalls of New York State”, click here 

To purchase “A Waterfall Guide to Letchworth State Park” by Scott A. Ensminger and Douglas K. Bassett, click here

The following list is the first set of locations listed in the book “Waterfalls of New York State” by Scott A. Ensminger (Western New York Waterfall Survey), David J. Schryver (Northern New York Waterfalls) and Edwards M. Smathers (Dig the Falls) Be sure to check them out! I myself have personally contributed a lot of waterfall location information to both Mr. Edward Smathers and Mr. David Schryver. I am currently a team member with “Dig the Falls”.

The simple rules of this challenge, is to visit 100 waterfall locations in the book. One location may have several waterfalls, but counts as one location. Click on the links (I have visited) in the boxes below, which will take you to additional information pages.

  Waterfall Additional waterfalls in location County Visited  
1

Mill Park Falls

25′ Total, (small dam, upper 6-8′ ledges, footbridge small cascade, 10′ main cascade)
Roadside views, or short walk to lower portion of the park.

Warren County

Yes  
2

Rockwell Falls

10 ft, horseshoe cascades
Roadside views

Borders Saratoga and Warren County Yes  
3

Beecher Creek Falls

(Home of the historical 1879 Copeland Covered Bridge)
20 ft, Cascade, Ledges
Roadside views
 

Saratoga County Yes  
 

Beecher Creek Falls #02

Up The Road From Beecher Creek Falls.
For this location go onto Pucker Street. It is a dead end road. Go to the end, which you can see right from the four corner intersection.

Saratoga County Yes  
4

Snook Kill, Falls on

55-60 ft Total
Roadside views

Saratoga County Yes  
5

Dionondahowa Falls

Once nicknamed Devil’s Caldron, and the plunge pool Hell’s Hole, by locals
50 ft to 60 ft Ribbon Cascade
.2 mile walk on uneven ground to several lookouts and observation decks

 

Washington County Yes  
6

Buttermilk Falls, Lower
Private property, do not trespass

Rensselaer County
SIDE NOTE: this is actually Buttermilk Falls, error in book

 

Yes  
  15 ft, cascade, drop
Roadside views
Buttermilk Falls Rensselaer County Yes  
7

Robert B Woodruff Outdoor Learning Center

Main Loop .64 Mile and Additional Side Trails .32 Miles

Herkimer County Yes  
  Barbara Smit Young Arboretum Waterfall Herkimer County Yes  
   

Cascade Falls

10 ft Block

Herkimer County Yes  
 

Cheesebox Factory Falls Herkimer County Yes  
 

Creamery Falls

50 ft, Staircase Cascade

Herkimer County Yes  
  Dave’s Look Out Falls at Herkimer County Yes  
  Kelly Falls Herkimer County Yes  
  Saw Mill Falls Herkimer County Yes  
8

Canajoharie Falls
Wintergreen Park

Montgomery County Yes  
 

Canajoharie Falls – Main Fall

45 ft, Ribbon

Montgomery County Yes  
 

Canajoharie Falls – Lower Falls

24 ft, 8 ft

Montgomery County Yes  
9

Yatesville Falls

Yatesville Falls State Forest
Also known as Buttermilk Falls and Vrooman’s Falls 
45 ft, Cascade
Short from the parking area or a 2.4 mile rt from main road

Montgomery County Yes  
10 Plotter Kill Nature Preserve
Plan on spending 2 hours or more exploring this park

Schenectady County Yes  
   

Plotter Kill Falls
Upper Falls 60 ft, Lower Falls 40 ft

Schenectady County Yes  
   

Rynex Creek Falls
40 ft

Schenectady County Yes  
11

Christman Sanctuary
20 ft

Albany County Yes  
12

Cohoes Falls

Falls View Park
65-70 ft, Curtain

Albany County Yes  
13

Mount Ida Falls

Also known as Wire Mill Falls and Poesten Kill High Falls
175 ft Multi-tiered Cascade

Rensselaer County Yes  
14

Barberville Falls

The Nature Concervancy’s Barberville Nature Preserve
92 ft Tiered Cascade

Rensselaer County Yes  
15 John Boyd Thacher Park Albany County Yes  
 

Outlet Falls
100 ft

Albany County Yes  
 

Minelot Falls
(Also known as Big Falls and Indian Ladder Falls)
116 ft, Ribbon

Albany County Yes  
16

Hannacroix Creek Preserve, Cascade at
(Originally called Ravena Falls and now also known as Hannacroix Ravine Falls)
30 ft Curtain Cascade

  Borders Greene and Albany Counties No  
17

Rensselaerville Falls
Edmund Niles Huyck Preserve
60′ to 100′ Cascade

  Albany County No  
18

Mine Kill Falls

Mine Kill State Park
20 ft Upper 30 ft Middle 20 ft Lower Cascades

Schoharie County Yes  

 

Bobbieswaterfalls 2019 Goals/Update 2-3-2019

Slacking, Slacking, Slacking!!!
It has been a pretty tough 2018, a lot of ups and downs on a personal level, which as I see now has greatly impacted my up keep and work going on #Bobbieswaterfalls website.

So to all my readers and followers, my apologies!
I have recently jumped back into continuance of the revamp and updates to my website! pages are becoming accessible again. As well as by doing so, have given myself a new goal that will help keep me on track. Stay Tuned, as the first blog of many “Series” will be posted soon. Hint: #Series

Also, on the backend, as most everyone knows #Digthefalls, is growing, improving and expanding in all areas. This is keeping us all busy. Please take some time and read up on some news posted there.

Dig the Falls, Waterfalls, Trail Cleanup, Partnerships

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Delphi Falls

Volunteers needed, Trail building and cleanup

Dig the Falls crew is in process of scheduling Trail building and Clean up in 2 locations. We are looking for volunteers and interest in helping out with this project. One location is in Troy New York and the other location is South of Watertown, in Oneida County. More information to follow.

Dig the Falls team member, you may contact directly for inquiries:
Dig the Falls, Edward Smathers
John Haywood,
The rest of our “Team”
Show Me Your Falls, with Julie Hughes Romano and Jacky Machell
Stash Rasin, with The Catskill Mountains and Another Adventure Photography

Parishville Dam and Falls

The resources for this location indicated access and trail to bottom, however currently all access is fenced and gated and locked. There is a small parking spot, and access is to the walk bridge as shown.


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Sugar Island Dam Falls

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Black River Community Overlook Park

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Canton Cascade and Rushton Falls

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