Rip Vanwinkle Falls

Dates VisitedCountyAKAStream RiverWatershed
8/18/2013GreeneAustin Falls And Leeds Falls And Great FallsCatskill CreekHudson River

Gps Of FallsGps Of ParkingLandmarkHeight of FallsElevationType of Waterfall
Rip Vanwinkle Falls N42.25333 W73.90121 Leeds Falls N42.25274 W73.89844 Austin Glen Falls N42.24789 W73.89675N42.25378 W73.90245Mill Pond Rip Vanwinkle Falls15 ft119 ftCascade

LocationCloset IntersectionCounty Park State Park State Lands State Forest
Catskill TownRte 49 And Gilfeather Rock RoadGilfeather Park

Level Of Difficulty Hiking Distance
.1 Mile

Comments Notes
There is no access to this location as of our visit. There are posted signs everywhere. If anyone has information for access please let me know. Austin Glen Falls and Leeds Falls according to resources and google imagery shows the waterfall locations. Leeds Falls is listed as being above Rip Van Winkles Falls. Austin Glens Falls is below Route 23.

Whitewater Rafting Route Or Canoe Route Map UsedMaps (Paper) Used
Eastern New York all outdoors Atlas and Field Guide Publication 2008 pg 151 A5

Book and Internet Resource UsedBrochures, Travel Guides, Visitor Guides Used
Catskill Region Waterfall Guide "Cool Cascades of the Catskills & Shawangunks" By Russell Dunn

From I-87 S near Jefferson Heights, Take exit 21 to the right towards Rt-23/Catskill/Cairo and drive for .8 miles. Take ramp to the right towards Leeds/South Cairo/Cairo and drive for 1.1 miles. Turn left onto Gilfeather Park Road and drive for and drive for .1 miles. Turn left onto Gilfeather Park Road for 264 ft.

Additional Information Can Be Found On The Following Websites or PublicationsPhotos And Information I Contributed To or Posted To Other Websites
A trail through Austin Glen By Robert and Johanna Titus
For Columbia-Greene Media