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Amazing Waterfall!!

This is quite the hidden jem! Tucked away from the main roads and busy streets you will find this... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
owencar
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West Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Great view of Lake George

Shelving Rock alllows you to really get into the woods and then see Lake George. It's not a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gormlk
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Lake George, New York
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A serene and beautiful waterfall located along an unmarked hiking trail in the Lake George system.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dirt road” (16 reviews)
“easy hike” (12 reviews)
“short hike” (9 reviews)
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Lake George, NY
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is quite the hidden jem! Tucked away from the main roads and busy streets you will find this waterfall. The longest part of this hike is driving in through the little side street. Once at the trail head the falls is about a 1/2...More

1  Thank owencar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shelving Rock alllows you to really get into the woods and then see Lake George. It's not a terribly difficult walk/climbs, though the trail is narrow in spots, but be sure to bring bug repellant and lots of water. Worth the hike!

Thank gormlk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The falls are absolutely gorgeous but the best part is that a short walk (not hike) further down brings you to the lake and it's a simple walk into water lower than your waist with a sandy bottom. Talk about paradise! People had their boats...More

Thank TRAVELINGIRL_11
Reviewed June 14, 2017

The road to get to the actual hiking spot is a little dangerous, as there are hills and it's majority dirt and stone roads. We have a hyundai elantra and did fine getting to and from, with some extra caution and driving slow, but if...More

Thank sportslover9898
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Be careful on the road on the way. It is narrow and winding. This trail is very easy , .4 mi to see the falls. The falls are nice and I imagine on a hot summer day you could cool off in the brook leading...More

1  Thank DANIEL W
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

This hike was rather easy for myself and boyfriend to make with our seven month old daughter in a baby Bjorn. The views of the falls were really beautiful and it was nice being able to hike down to the lake.

Thank Danas1114
Reviewed May 18, 2017

We visited the falls during a trip to Lake George in May. We visited during the off season when most things were closed. This was a perfect activity. A portion of the drive to the falls was not paved and pretty hilly. The walk to...More

1  Thank Adrienne D
Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

This waterfall is not to be missed. I went in the offseason and it wasn't crowded. As the other reviewers said, the drive is a little long and your are on the dirt road for awhile, but after the bridge there is lot 1. The...More

4  Thank Rachel R
Reviewed October 17, 2016

it was a long drive in to find the trail head. We parked at the parking lot w a trail head that says .4mi. It was a little shorter than we expected. We hiked the .4 mi and saw the top of the fall. But...More

3  Thank NanP888
Reviewed September 30, 2016

Great walk with kids, packed a picnic and had a beautiful day. We highly recommend this walk any time of the year.

1  Thank Michelle C
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