Mount Ida Falls

Waterfall Name
AKA
Location
Landmark
Poestenkill Falls, High Falls, Wire Mill Falls
Troy
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First Visit
Region
County
Park, Area
2/22/2014
Eastern
Rensselaer
Poestenkill Gorge

Gps of Falls
Gps of Parking
Gps of Trailhead
Trail Name/Reference to
N42.72132 W73.67682
N42.720184 W73.680489
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Stream, River
Height, Type
Elevation
Level of Difficulty, Hiking Distance
Poesten Kill
175 ft, Ribbon Cascade
200 ft
Roadside Views

Wikiloc
Whitewater Rte, Canoe Rte Map
Maps
Trails Websites
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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
World Waterfall Database
Northeast Waterfalls

Nearest Intersection
Photos, Information Contributed to other Websites
Directions
Comments, Notes
Rte 66 and Linden Ave
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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 Parking
This 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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