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Nice Hike

This was a pretty easy hike today through the woods to the falls. The trail was easy and mostly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wells, Maine
A hike, so wear the appropriate clothing, but worth it.

You need to park at the local school, and hike thru town a bit before getting to the path. It was... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Rita A
Astoria, New York, United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a pretty easy hike today through the woods to the falls. The trail was easy and mostly flat. There was even a family with 2 little kids (2 and 3 years old) that were walking. At the end of the trail is the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RichO217
Reviewed 4 October 2018

You need to park at the local school, and hike thru town a bit before getting to the path. It was confusing to find. Once on the path, there were some wet tough spots, but it was worth the wait. Just beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Rita A
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Totally worth a stop but as others have noted, it is a bit hard to find the trail head. There are signs on Marion Ave telling people not to park there so while this may in fact be legal to park there, I chose to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
6  Thank erehwon987
Reviewed 24 August 2018

There were some spots that got murky and two little climbs that required a bit of upper body strength (a bit) but overall very doable. The falls at the end were totally worth the walk (well, the walk was worth the walk!)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 1maccolley
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

The water flow is the highest I’ve seen except after Hurricane Irene. Muddy and slippery too! New signage is in place although there could be more at the Y where you park. Follow the other posts for specifics on how to find the trail from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Beth M
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Easy mile walk along a cool, shaded, well marked trail. Enjoy the peaceful sounds of a babbling stream as you go and end up with the beautiful Cascade Waterfall as your turn around spot.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank larrysZ391DY
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Really nice walk along the river, always in the shade. Beautiful waterfall, lots of places for kids to play and climb the rocks

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 421OlgaC421
Reviewed 17 June 2018

The hike up to Cascade Waterfall is easy and beautiful. It follows the creek all the way to the falls. Once at the falls, you can climb out the rocks in the creek to get a better view.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank ecfackler
Reviewed 29 May 2018

I followed the directions of previous reviewers and parked at the YMCA/Elementary School. The sign for the path is across from the entrance to the school, but the path doesn't show. Just go to the right along the drive and a paved path will show...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank Bluebonnet2009
Reviewed 18 April 2018

There is no parking available at the trail head on Marion Street. Park at the YMCA located on Brickyard Ct. There are signs to the left of the parking lot, leading you to the trail head. Very brief walk with well marked directions. Once you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank jessslikestotravel
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