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Kaaterskill Falls

North Lake Road, Haines Falls, NY
+1 518-357-2161
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great family walk

easy to navigate and the pay off is the falls! Very scenic walk though the trees on a trail. Once... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
New Jersey
Worth seeing!

Loved this. Walk to the falls wasn't too bad but you will need to be in fairly good shape as there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rumford, Rhode Island
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“easy hike” (11 reviews)
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North Lake Road, Haines Falls, NY
+1 518-357-2161
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Reviewed 2 days ago

easy to navigate and the pay off is the falls! Very scenic walk though the trees on a trail. Once you get to the falls, it is beautiful and worth the trip!

Thank Lieberhofer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this. Walk to the falls wasn't too bad but you will need to be in fairly good shape as there are lots of stairs. People of all ages. Parking was bad.. drove around for a half hour trying to get a spot because everyone...More

Thank erendream
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had been many times before when you just parked at the end of Laurel House Rd, and followed the rough path to the top of the falls. It was never signposted and could have been pretty dangerous! Now there's a car park and signposted...More

1  Thank REJ62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice, fairly easy hike, following the creek. Good parking near the head of the trail. The double fall was suprisingly impressive. It was dry season, so not much water, but the rock formation was quite unique.

Thank Raine A
Reviewed 1 week ago

my husband has a bad knee, but he was able to walk to the viewing platform without a problem. The path was through a beautiful forest, complete with mossy rocks...well worth the visit!

Thank LucyEudy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a wonderful place to hike with a baby too it's has loose gravel like path to push a baby carriage to upper falls

1  Thank marty344
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great spot for the family short hike to a beautiful waterfall and swimming hole. There is a few steep spots but totally worth the trek.

1  Thank Christopher N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These falls are almost right next to the parking area. Super easy and fast to get there, and absolutely beautiful. We've hiked a lot of different areas, and typically falls of this caliber require a lengthy hike.This is great if you're pressed for time. The...More

1  Thank Valentina T
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

If you love nature and hiking, this is a MUST. So peaceful and quiet. And the falls is amazing. Don't miss!

Thank Jetsettercp
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Avoid it during the day on weekends. Visit weekdays or early in the day. Beautiful walk to the lower falls, but be careful on the road walk. The new walkway and viewing platform at the upper end is fantastic.....but stay behind the safety fence.

Thank JohnandJaneS
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1 May 2017|
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Response from Sandra H | Reviewed this property |
I went in August and again in September The water was cold both times but it was tolerable when I went in the beginning of August. Definitely go after there's been some rain so that the falls are at their best!!
16 April 2017|
Response from Michelle A | Reviewed this property |
Did you google Kaaterskill Falls? You would find your answer there... falls open year round. Did you read reviews? I know I posted my review in the winter and poster pictures of my winter hike. That would have given you your... More
Will and Emily D
7 August 2016|
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Response from mexiwonder | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. There are many paths you can take and you can choose the short paths with the little ones. If you stop at the nearby information museum at tanners vile they have maps and there are great places in north south... More