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High Falls Gorge

Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Beautiful Falls but there are falls everywhere in the area!!!

The restaurant at the entrance/ gift shop area was good. We set out side by the river to have our... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
New York City, New York
Beautiful falls

Really enjoyed this place. Beautiful gorge and waterfalls with easy and well maintained walkways... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mead, Washington
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“nature trail”(25 reviews)
“ausable chasm”(11 reviews)
“gift shop”(33 reviews)
GET A GREAT VIEW WITHOUT THE HIKE. This privately owned 22 acre park is open for spring, summer, fall and winter seasons. Suddenly, you are worlds away, strolling through pristine forests and intimately close to four splendid waterfalls. Arrive...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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4761 Nys Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12997-2103
+1 518-946-2278
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The restaurant at the entrance/ gift shop area was good. We set out side by the river to have our lunch and it was relaxing.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this place. Beautiful gorge and waterfalls with easy and well maintained walkways. Does have quite a few stairs but also has benches to rest.

Thank oceanlady50
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really? Paying admission to see a waterfall in the Adirondacks? Save your $$$ and take a hike elsewhere for free lol.More

Thank john j
high_falls_gorge, Owner at High Falls Gorge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It is unfortunate that you feel this way John. By the sounds of your review, you did not enter the park. IF you had, you would have seen the steel bridges and walkways that provide access to an otherwise inaccessible area. We receive many 5...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before a drive home from our Adirondack weekend we stopped here having seen the path from the restaurant onsite a few days before. It is a pleasant walk up and down some steps and walkways and over bridges (with an easier path, which misses some...More

Thank Janet D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a weekday and pretty much had the place to myself after 4 pm. Spent a leisurely hour exploring the nature trail and the wooden walkways over the chasm. Descriptive signs along the way explained the botany and geology of the area, enhancing...More

Thank lynnkg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed this quick walk around the falls. Had several view spots from right up close to further away. Easy trails and one with tons of stairs. Nature trails around too you can walk. *Thought it was a little expensive for what it was. Gift shop...More

Thank ellys164
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second trip here.The waterfalls are just a beautiful as the first time. The paths are well maintained and easy going.

Thank lori h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only went because others in my family really wanted to see the gorge. It was worth it because you can see the 3 falls up close. There are walking bridges over the gorge and stairs to get better views of the falls. You can...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't get me wrong, the gorge is a lovely place, however it's a very, very short walk, pretty much gone if you blink and the price to get in is very high. It is nothing like Watkins Glen, for example, where you can enjoy a...More

Thank travelseemore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had been to High Falls Gorge 10 years ago and remembered that is was a really great place to see. We were really active back then and enjoyed hiking some High Peaks on our trips to the ADKs. Now we’re a...More

Thank Rebecca A
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Colleen M
September 25, 2017|
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Response from high_falls_gorge | Property representative |
Contact the business directly for a proper answer please. Phone; 518-946-2278. High Falls Gorge does not support Trip Advisor supplying answers on the business.
October 16, 2016|
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Response from Kristy H | Reviewed this property |
it changes for the season, they are closed for a few weeks right now . it was 11 and some change for summer not sure if winter rates the same or not, never went in winter.
Holly Z
August 5, 2016|
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Response from grandmaritaNewYork | Reviewed this property |
We actually did the walk in the rain. The first day we had just started the walk and there was a real downpour. We asked for and received passes to return another day. When we returned, it started raining in the same spot... More