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Amazing view of Schoharie from the top.

This is a must see if you are exploring the area. Stop at the little shelter and read the history... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
charlesc285
quiet, nice hike to sculptures in mountains

This is a very nice, little hike. No body was there except us. You wont have many spectacular views... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Garypau
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Ithaca, New York
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“barbed wire”(2 reviews)
“rock carvings”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

This is a must see if you are exploring the area. Stop at the little shelter and read the history behind these stone carvings before setting out. The trail is short but steep and could be maintained a little. Scrub brush and trees should also...More

Thank charlesc285
Reviewed 25 June 2018

It started to pour when I arrived, but since I do not get past this way often, I set out. Not a hard climb- short and uphill with poorly marked trails. Basically whenever faced with a choice, take the turn because it seems like there...More

Thank CSSnowshoer
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is a very nice, little hike. No body was there except us. You wont have many spectacular views when you go up, but you would see the history carved in stones which is really nice. I wouldn't spend an entire day on these rocks,...More

Thank Garypau
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Just a passing visit and we never made it to the top, but this is a historically significant site and not properly recognised for it's importance. Zadok Pratt was clearly a visionary.

1  Thank jandlUk
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This was a spontaneous adventure. My son (14yo) and I went on the hike, however there are no signs or directions telling you how to find the carvings. We kept climbing higher and higher and actually passed the rocks. When you find the carved seat...More

2  Thank Lin K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

easy to access - right on highway. rock carvings are interesting insight into area history. Town of Prattsville was devastated by Hurricane Irene, and it is also worth a visit to their museum.

Thank RLLexington
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We love little hidden stops like this rich with history. Dont just rush up read the story and take a second and let your sense really take in the surroundings!! The path is NOT marked and reads "serpentine" so take notice that about .25 mile...More

3  Thank Christina R
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I've been driving by this spot for years and years and finally stopped. Its a 10-20 minute uphill walk (depending upon what shape you're in) on a paved sidewalk to the rock carvings but its well worth the climb. The kiosk at the road has...More

2  Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Between Prattville and Red Falls, there is a small parking. The trail goes up, but just for a short time, and you see the sculptures. We recommend to climb a bit more above the sculpture wall for a nice view. Easy and short.

Thank _tomek_nowicki
Reviewed 29 September 2016

My husband heard of this interesting place through a co-worker, Several friends had joined us for a motorcycle ride so we decided to check it out. If you have the right shoes on and are in reasonable shape, you can view carvings & read the...More

Thank Kathleen B
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