Mount Ida Falls

Waterfall NameAKALocationLandmark
Mount Ida FallsPoestenkill Falls, High Falls, Wire Mill Falls Troy…..

First VisitRegionCountyPark, Area
2/22/2014EasternRensselaerPoestenkill Gorge

Gps of FallsGps of ParkingGps of TrailheadTrail Name/Reference to
N42.72132 W73.67682N42.720184 W73.680489…..…..

Stream, RiverHeight, TypeElevationLevel of Difficulty, Hiking Distance
Poesten Kill175 ft, Ribbon Cascade200 ftRoadside Views

WikilocWhitewater Rte, Canoe Rte Map MapsTrails Websites
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My ResourceBook ResourceBrochures, Travel Guides, Visitor GuidesAdditional Information
Hudson Valley Waterfall Guide "From Saratoga And The Capital Region To The Highlands And Palisades" By Russell DunnHudson Valley Waterfall Guide "From Saratoga And The Capital Region To The Highlands And Palisades" By Russell DunnWorld Waterfall DatabaseNortheast Waterfalls

Nearest IntersectionPhotos, Information Contributed to other WebsitesDirectionsComments, Notes
Rte 66 and Linden Ave…..From I-787 N near Menands, Take exit 7E to the right onto Rt-378 E towards South Troy and drive for 2.1 miles. Turn right onto Canal Ave and drive for .4 miles. Turn right onto Spring Ave and drive for .1 miles. Turn left onto Linden Ave and drive for .3 miles. Mount Ida Falls Parking. Get back on Linden Ave and drive east and drive for .2 miles. Turn left onto Pawling Ave for 509 ft. Turn right onto Brunswick Rd and drive for .1 miles. Mount Ida Dam ParkingThis is a small park, looked like not well kept, as the boards you stand on for the overlook were rotted, and the railing were broken. The hill to get down to the bottom is very steep. Drop #1 approx 30 ft, located below the dam N42.721332 W73.676803. Drop #2 about 5-10 ft N42.721589 W73.677725. The next 3 Drops approx. total of 75 ft N42.721417 W73.677967. Drop #6 approx. 15 ft N42.720815 W73.678969. And the 7th drop further downstream is approx. 10-15 ft N42.720534 W73.681720.

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