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The falls are very pretty

The hike is off the beaten path a bit, so that is what you get. Rougher terrain in spots and it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JDMiggs36
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Hamburg, New York
Terrific woodsy watery trail

This was moderately challenging, well-marked upward trail which ends at a picturesque falls. Would... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
lrbarile
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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The hike is off the beaten path a bit, so that is what you get. Rougher terrain in spots and it would definitely help to have a hiking partner. Once you get to the falls however, it is worth the effort. It is a little...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

This was moderately challenging, well-marked upward trail which ends at a picturesque falls. Would surely recommend as first trail to see for anyone visiting the area!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

The route to the falls involves navigating a lot of boulders on the pathway and crossing two streams so make sure you have appropriate footwear. It took us just under 3 hours for the round trip but was well worth it as the falls are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank AdamT757
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

The trip totals 5 miles(7,6 kilometer).. First mile is easy, the second mile is steep and rocky (didn’t do much talking here) and the last 1/2 mile to the fall is downhill.. Wear proper hiking shoes, rocks are slippery due to ice,leafs, water, mud etc.....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

We had a 9yo (not that adventurous), 14yo (very fit), 2 40's something adults and a 70yo. This was a great hike for the four of us but not for the 70yo who did not make it up. Took us 2 hours up but probably...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

great hike, although be prepared by wearing the right shoes. The road entering is full of pot holes.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jacqueline J
Reviewed September 27, 2018

We made this hike yesterday. It took us 1.5 hours in and only 1.0 out. The hike into the falls is almost entirely up-elevation and we had to ford one rather large stream which was challenging (but fun!) due to recent heavy rainfall. The rainfall...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Swissman564
Reviewed September 25, 2018

what a great hike! worth the trip! very fun walking through small streams so wear shoes that can get a little wet or muddy!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kelly M
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Went there with my 3 kids ( 5-8 of age) - who did find this trail quite challenging - it took us around 2 and half hours to climb up to the fall. It's a non circular trail so the way back is quite boring...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank yanai2009
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Nice little hike - very well signposted and the route is well looked after without losing its wilderness feel. It could maybe do with more parking at the trail head, as we went relatively late and still struggled to get a spot.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jennifer M
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Saw a grandma on the trail with two girls 10-12
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Sorry but I haven't visited in winter.
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