Hanging Rock Falls (Ellenville)

Dates VisitedCountyAKAStream RiverWatershed
8/23/2014UlsterBeer KillSandburg Creek
Gps Of FallsGps Of ParkingLandmarkHeight of FallsElevationType of Waterfall
N41.74145 W74.42945N41.74513 W74.43108Put In Markus Road Take Out Ellenville100 ft total for the 3 drops819 ft3 Tiered (First Drop) Class 5.3 Rapids (Final Drops) Class 5.3 Rapids
LocationCloset IntersectionCounty Park State Park State Lands State Forest
Wawarsing TownUlster Heights Road (Cape Road) and Marcus Road
Level Of Difficulty Hiking Distance
.4 mile to .5 mile mark from the put in
Comments Notes
I started to check out this stretch of area known to the kayackers, but this first stop did not bring me to anything, and so we moved on. Google maps shows the location of the falls. The American Whitewater states this is a 3 tiered waterfall totaling about 100 ft. There are 10 named waterfalls in this location. Now that I have obtained more information regarding location and access, plans to return in the future.
Whitewater Rafting Route Or Canoe Route Map UsedMaps (Paper) Used
Beer Kill - Marcus Rd. to EllenvilleEastern New York all outdoors Atlas and Field Guide Publication 2008 pg 157 D6
Book and Internet Resource UsedBrochures, Travel Guides, Visitor Guides Used
Directions
From I-84 W near Wallkill Town, Take exit 4W to the right onto Rt-17 W towards Binghamton and drive for 13 miles.Take exit 113 to the right onto US-209 towards Wurtsboro/Ellenville and drive for .4 miles.Turn right onto US 209 and drive for 13 miles. Turn left onto Center Street and drive for 1.4 miles. Keep right onto Briggs Street and drive for 1.2 miles. Turn right onto Marcus Road and drive for .8 miles.
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