New York April 10, 2016
These 12 Hidden Waterfalls In New York Will Take Your Breath Away
We’re always talking about them, trying to find more of them, and squeeze in the time to enjoy them…
waterfalls! Something our state never seems to be lacking in, is the abundance of out of this world and magical waterfalls. With Niagara Falls being one of the largest tourist attractions in our state, it’s easy to lose sight of some of the lesser-known, more secluded waterfalls that are tucked away.
Looking to add a few new waterfalls to your bucket list? These 12 hidden waterfalls in New York will take your breath away:
1. Ithaca Falls, Ithaca
A favorite waterfall amongst many of our residents, you can find this 100-foot waterfall at the south end of Cayuga Lake!
2. Cowshed Falls, Fillmore Glen State Park
Accessible all year long, Cowshed Falls is nearly 40-feet high and in a dreamy, secluded area of the state park.
3. Lampson Falls, Clare
Up in the northern area of our beautiful Adirondacks you'll find the Grass River Wild Forest and the charming Lampson Falls. Less than a mile hike will bring you to this large 60-foot waterfall.
4. Edwards Falls, Manlius
Roughly 60 feet tall, you can find this beautiful waterfall oddly enough in a pretty urban setting in Onondaga County.
5. Lucifer Falls, Robert Treman State Park
Not the average waterfall you stumble upon on a walk, you won't be able to take your eyes off of this 115-foot waterfall located in Enfield!
6. Eagle Cliff Falls, Havana Glen Park
Just a short hike inside the park will bring you to the hidden waterfall, located in Montour Falls. Roughly 40-feet tall, many explorers stop here along their way to the waterfalls of Watkins Glen State Park.
7. She-Qua-Ga Falls, Montour Falls
Over 150-feet tall, this waterfall is truly a gem because it flows steadily all year round, almost never running dry!
8. Kaaterskill Falls, Hunter
Two tiers and a total of 260-feet will have you feeling like this waterfall is a dream! Pinch yourself and enjoy one of our states most beautiful waters, surrounded by truly mind blowing scenery.
9. Waterfalls of Stony Brook State Park
The perfect place to cool off on a hot day, located in Dansville, this amazing state park is filled with gorgeous waterfalls you never knew were hiding here!
10. Salmon River Falls, Oswego County
Located near the town of Orwell, you'll find this stunning 100-foot waterfall that's perfect to visit after a good rain storm!
11. Shelving Rock Falls, Fort Ann
Located in the heart of Lake George's trailheads you'll find a short hike, that will bring you on a charming and scenic walk. While the water here doesn't get very deep, it's a perfect spot to stop and cool off at after a day of hiking.
12. Split Rock Falls, Hammond Pond Wild Forest
Located in the Adirondacks on the Bouquet River, this waterfall featuring several drops and pools is truly one of a kind.
Are there any waterfalls on our list that you haven’t heard of? These hidden waterfalls in New York are worth a visit
at least once!