High Falls Gorge – Rainbow Falls

High Falls Gorge – Rainbow Falls

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Location: Willmington Twn
First Visit: 8/17/2008
Region: Northern
County: Essex
Park/Area: High Falls Gorge
Gps of Falls: N44.34881 W73.87422
Gps of Parking: N44.34724 W73.87731
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Stream/River/Watershed: Ausable River, West Branch
Height of Falls/Type: 20 ft, Plunge
Elevation: 1375 ft
Level of Difficulty/Hiking Distance: The Waterfall Walk is a moderate .5 mile loop, with many stairs. The Easy Path is a .25 mile loop and is hanicapp accessible.
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Whitewater Rte/Canoe Rte Map: —–
Maps: http://highfallsgorge.com/pdfs/high-falls-gorge-trail-map-wilmington-ny.pdf
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My Resource: Adirondack Waterfall Guide “New York’s Cool Cascades” By Russell Dunn 2004
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Brochures/Travel Guides/Visitor Guides: Adirondack Great Walks & Day Hikes A Guide To Paths Less Taken In The Northeast’s Last Great Wilderness.
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Photos And Information I Contributed To or Posted To Other Websites: —–
Nearest Intersection: Hwy 86 and Fox Farm Rd
Directions: From I-87 in Westport, Take exit 32 to the right towards Lewis/Willsboro drive for .3 miles. Turn left onto Stowersville Rd and drive for 1.7 miles. Turn left onto US 9 and drive for 5.1 miles. Turn right onto Water St and drive for 1.1 miles. Turn right onto Hwy 9n and drive for 9.3 miles. Turn right onto Hwy 9n and drive for 1.8 miles. Bear right onto Hwy 9n and drive for 9.6 miles. Turn left onto Fox Farm Rd and drive for .9 miles. Turn left onto Hwy 86 and drive for 2.2 miles.
Comments/Notes: Can be viewed from the bridge (center of the gorge), or from the last bridge.

Rainbow Falls (High Falls Gorge)

RAINBOW FALLS in HIGH FALLS GORGE, ESSEX COUNTY, NORTHERN, NEW YORK 8-1-2008
RAINBOW HIGH FALLS ESSEX NORTHERN NY 8-1-2008_00003.JPG

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