Burden Falls, Rail Joint Mill Dam

Waterfall Name
Rail Joint Mill Dam
South Troy

First Visit
Park, Area
Burden Falls Environmental Park

Gps of Falls
Gps of Parking
Gps of Trailhead
Trail Name/Reference to
N42.70404 W73.69263
N42.70447 W73.69336

Stream, River
Height, Type
Level of Difficulty, Hiking Distance
Wynants Kill
Dam and Falls
99 ft - 75 ft
Short Scramble Down A Steep Bank

Whitewater Rte, Canoe Rte Map
Trails Websites
Natural Areas of Rensselaer County, NY

My Resource
Book Resource
Brochures, Travel Guides, Visitor Guides
Additional Information
Hudson Valley Waterfall Guide "From Saratoga And The Capital Region To The Highlands And Palisades" By Russell Dunn
Hudson Valley Waterfall Guide "From Saratoga And The Capital Region To The Highlands And Palisades" By Russell Dunn

Nearest Intersection
Photos, Information Contributed to other Websites
Comments, Notes
Us 4 and Snyder Ave
The directions provided here will get you to each of the locations for the waterfalls in this area, considered for the Burden Environmental Park Waterfalls. From I-787 N near Menands, Take exit 7E to the right onto Rt-378 E towards South Troy and drive for 1.1 miles. Turn left onto Kelly St for 237 ft. Turn left onto Cross St for 373 ft. Turn right onto Burden Ave for 337 ft. Keep right onto Water St for 74 ft. Wynants Kill falls on (Near Water St) Parking Perform a U-Turn back onto Water St for 63 ft. Turn right onto Mill St and drive for .2 miles. Wynants Kill Dam And Falls Below Burden Falls Parking for 33 ft. Get on Mill St and drive east and drive for .3 miles. Turn left onto Campbell Ave for 230 ft. Turn right onto Willis St for 35 ft. Burden Falls (on Wynants Kill) Parking Get on Willis St and drive north for 32 ft. Turn right onto Campbell Ave and drive for .6 miles. Wynants Kill Burden Parking
This dam and waterfall is located further downstream from burden falls. You can see whats left of a stone wall, use caution when trying to go further downstream to view the falls from below.

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