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High Falls Gorge

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Address: 4761 NYS Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12946
Phone Number: 518-946-2278
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Description: Suddenly, you are worlds away, strolling through pristine forests and...
Suddenly, you are worlds away, strolling through pristine forests and intimately close to four splendid waterfalls. Arrive curious, leave transformed by the forces of nature that created this spectacle. Eight miles East of Lake Placid, High Falls Gorge is an affordable way to relax and refresh among some of the most stunning sights in the Adirondacks.
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I am scared of heights so this place scared me a bit! It is very well built and maintained. The stair way by the falls are sort of suspended over the falls and its quite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Palmyra, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Great, easy hike to view some magnificent water falls! The hike that we took did include a lot of stairs, but there was an "easy" option. If you are in the area DO NOT miss this!!

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leesburg, fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I am scared of heights so this place scared me a bit! It is very well built and maintained. The stair way by the falls are sort of suspended over the falls and its quite exhilarating! Nice walking trail around the property also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Very well manicured site along the scenic Route 86. The infrastructure around the gorge is sturdy and caters to all levels of physical fitness. There are informative panels throughout the trail and places to sit and take in the view. Highly recommend visiting the High Falls Gorge right after a heavy rainfall!

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Carthage, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The waterfall is beautiful and is surrounded by the gorgeous Adirondack Mountains. There are lots of stairs that extend over the falls and river, these walk ways are completely safe with railings but if you have tender knees or are afraid of heights this might not be for you. The Nature Trail has an intermediate route and an easy route... More 

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Bristow, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

An easy walk to see the waterfalls, great views. Sit awhile in the Adirondeck chairs and enjoy the views. An easy safe hike/walk for any age.

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forty fort,pa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

a beautiful place to spend a few hours. The bridges and walkways are very safe and wide. It is a easy walk around and the scenery is really worth the hike

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Likes: This attraction has had lots of efforts placed into making it a safe and enjoyable family attraction. There is handicap access to all but one of the major viewing points. There is wheel chair access to all but the lower points, and a Golf Cart available to "Rescue" those who cannot quite make it. Dislikes: Only negative I saw... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Get up close and take lots of pics ! We did family package with kids being able to pan for gemstones ! They loved it ! Best part of there trip to lake placid area !

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We've been going to ADK for years & keep passing this place by. We finally stopped to check it out last week. The entrance gift shop is a bit kitsch, so I was skeptical. However, once we stepped onto the bridge that spans the river, we were entranced. The view was breathtaking. At the end is a cutely done "mining... More 

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Scottdale, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We visited this place with a 10 year old, 7 year old and 6 year old. They loved it! This walk be easy for families. The visit consisted of a walk along the path of the river with excellent views of several water falls! They even had glass floors in a few spots which was very exciting! They have Adirondack... More 

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Additional Information about High Falls Gorge

Address: 4761 NYS Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12946
Phone Number: 518-946-2278
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Wilmington
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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