Honk Falls

Dates VisitedCountyAKAStream RiverWatershed
8/23/2014UlsterRoundout CreekHudson River
Gps Of FallsGps Of ParkingLandmarkHeight of FallsElevationType of Waterfall
N41.74844 W74.38176N41.74644 W74.3848475 ft550 ftDam and Falls
LocationCloset IntersectionCounty Park State Park State Lands State Forest
Wawarsing TownHwy 55 and Hill Street and Plank Road and High Street and National Street
Level Of Difficulty Hiking Distance
Roadside
Comments Notes
When we were here the bridge was having some work done. After verifying with resources, this is the correct location. A resource states possible access from the power plant near the bridge. I actually did not see one. Maybe I missed it. There were posted signs and I did not see where to gain access. Will return in the future, as there was not much water flow.
Whitewater Rafting Route Or Canoe Route Map UsedMaps (Paper) Used
Eastern New York all outdoors Atlas and Field Guide Publication 2008 pg 158 D1
Book and Internet Resource UsedBrochures, Travel Guides, Visitor Guides Used
Catskill Region Waterfall Guide "Cool Cascades of the Catskills & Shawangunks" By Russell Dunn
Directions
From I-87 S in New Paltz, Take exit 18 to the right onto Rt-299 towards New Paltz/Poughkeepsie and drive for .8 miles. Take the Rt-299 W ramp to the left towards New Paltz for 260 ft. Turn left onto Main Street and drive for 2.5 miles. Keep right onto New Paltz-Minnewaska Road and drive for 4.8 miles. Turn right onto US 44 and drive for 10.4 miles. Turn left onto US 209 and drive for 3.8 miles. Turn right onto Plank Road and drive for .4 miles. Turn right onto Highway 55 and drive for .5 miles.
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HONK FALLS, ULSTER COUNTY, SOUTHERN, NEW YORK 8-23-2014

 

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