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Worth going any time of the tear

On a beautiful fall day this is a wonderful hike. There are three different routes one can take... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Nice day outing

Excellent choices at rails beautiful Creek and exquisite waterfall at the end. Well worth the time... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On a beautiful fall day this is a wonderful hike. There are three different routes one can take from easy to more challenging Wear good shoes as not only is it uneven terrain but it can be muddy With the leaves down be extra careful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank daylilly50
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent choices at rails beautiful Creek and exquisite waterfall at the end. Well worth the time and great place to take out-of-town visitors.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank trainerfit
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This place is to die for with a lot of different trails- easy and hard- to get to the water fall.... although they have the water fall fenced off you can still get down there. Highly recommended!!!! I like hiking and this was definitely worth...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank alyssalong23
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We LOVED playing in the water below the falls and climbing the boulders. Great place to play! The hemlocks were beautiful!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank clkthomson
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Wow... Moderate- difficult, 8 mile hike through old growth forest and hemlocks. Lots of switch backs, elevation gain 1,440 ft. Travel along the railroad track til you come to a depot with an American flag. Open the box inside, you can add something to leave...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tgft2015
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

The three trails...red, blue, and green all lead to the excellent view of the falls. The one mile round trip is worth the effort.....and the trails are pretty clear. Be careful of the tree roots that can be slippery when wet.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Winnebago2010
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This is the trail to take your friends on who can't quite tackle the Kaaterskill Falls hike. The paths are well marked and well maintained taking you to a lookout across from the Falls. Try to ignore the random refuse (the villagers across the stream...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Todd W
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Walk to a view of the waterfall took about 20 minutes. Just moderately uphill and a clear path the whole way. (The waterfall was going strong when Kaaterskill Falls the day before was just a trickle.) Then another 15 minutes to circle back on the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Udi S
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We hiked to this beautiful waterfall, the largest in the county at 150 feet tall. It was beautiful and the trail was woody and cool. Lots of folks were diving and swimming in the falls. Great way to experience natures glory!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank ana4sc
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We stumbled upon this trail from a Trip Advisor review! (Thank goodness for Trip Advisor!) We were so glad to make this hike. We had done some pretty intense hiking throughout the week and wanted something that was a little easier. This hike was perfect....More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Jill G
19 May 2017|
Response from Maria H |
Yes easy trails just not well marked as in direction of falls. The green & blue are the easiest. The red is less traveled.