Barberville Falls

Waterfall Name: Barberville Falls
Aka: ————-
Location: Poestenkill Twn

First Visit: 02-22-2014
State: New York State
Region: Eastern Region
County: Rensselaer County
Park Area: The Nature Conservancy’s Barberville Falls Nature Preserve

NYS Tourism Region: Capital-Saratoga
NYDEC Region: Capital Region/Northern Catskills

Waterfall Challenge: Hudson Valley Waterfall Challenge Paperback – March 9, 2020, by John Haywood,Rennselear,pg84

Waterfall Location: N42.68487 W73.539923
Parking: N42.68490 W73.54081
Trailhead: N42.6836248 W73.5404806
Trail Name, Reference to: Barberville Trail Nature Conservancy

Stream, River: Poesten Kill
Height, Type: 92ft Tiered Cascade
Elevation: 750 ft
Level of Difficulty, Hiking Distance: .2 mile for actual trail/

Whitewater Rte, Canoe Rte Map: ————-
Maps: ————-

My Resource: Hudson Valley Waterfall Guide: From Saratoga and the Cpaital Region to the Highlands and Palisades, Paperback – First Edition 2006, by Russell Dunn,Capital Region-Eastside of the Hudson River: From Dionondahowa Falls to the City of Hudson,pg91
Book Resource: Waterfalls of New York State Paperback – August 9, 2012, by Scott Ensminger, David Schryver, Edward Smathers,Capital Region,pg40
Brochures, Travel Guides, Visitor Guides: The Nature Conservancy
Trail_URL: ————-
Additional Information: Barberville Falls Nature Preserve

Photos, Information Contributed to other Websites: Dig the Falls

Landmark: Sign For Falls
Nearest Intersection: Rte 40 Plank Rd and Blue Factory Rd
Directions: From I-787 N near Menands, Take exit 7E to the right onto Rt-378 E towards South Troy and drive for 1 miles. Turn right onto Mill St and drive for .4 miles. Turn left onto Campbell Ave and drive for 1.5 miles. Keep left onto Spring Ave and drive for 7.3 miles.

Comments, Notes: Park at the small parking area on route 40, then walk up the road to blue factory road, cross the small bridge and the trail and sign will be on your left. Just an additional note: The World Waterfall Database has a nice write up on Barberville Falls.