Shelving Rock Falls, Lake George

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  • A long ride but sooo worth it. Stop on the way and buy fresh baked goods, honey, and other items from the stands along the road. We did fine in a minivan and had no issue. You ride for a long time on ...  more »
  • Don't let the drive on the unpaved road scare you, this was a beautiful falls to visit. We visited in November, so there was no summertime crowd.  more »
  • The hike to Shelving Rock Falls was short and easy. We didn't venture farther than the Falls. Instead, we did the Sleeping Beauty hike and thoroughly enjoyed it. It's 3.8 mi RT and 2/3rds rock and roo...  more »
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  • Very rocky, unpaved road with gigantic potholes you need to watch out for on the way in. Beautiful, rewarding view for such a short hike. Combine with the summit trail for a view of southern Lake George to make it a nice afternoon trip.
  • After a scenic drive down a dirt road, it's a short 10 minute walk to the Falls. A very scenic area, relatively peaceful and quiet. Recommend bug spray---mosquitos were everywhere.
  • This is a beautiful location. Be very careful exploring the side's of the falls. The needles are slippery and can lead to awful falls.
  • Nice walk with small waterfalls and bit of swim at the end.
  • Great views for a short walk. 1.7 miles one way took about 35 minutes up and 30 minutes back down. The trail is well kept and easy to walk. The trailhead is about a 45 minute drive from Lake George, the same start for Black Mountain. The drive there takes you on a dirt road for the the last 20 minutes of the drive. Great short hike altogether!

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