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Falling Waters Preserve, Saugerties

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web
Falling Waters Preserve is one of two nature preserves that is part of Esopus Creek Conservancy. Located in Glasco (Saugerties) New York, the 192-acre preserve features wooded shoreline, picturesque streams, dramatic waterfalls, meadows, wetlands, and more than a mile Hudson River waterfront.
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  • I had higher hopes for this hike - waterfalls are very small and no major sights. Trails are not too strenuous and there are pretty views of the water. 
  • Easy trails, very well signalized, beautiful little fall/ stream to the left, nice river views to the right. We walked 2 trails and roundtrip was about one hour with a few stops. 
  • We walked 3 of the 4 trails here. All were easy to walk, short distances and had lovely views of the falls, the river and more. Lovely wooden benches located at each point of interest. 
  • Beautiful green hiking area but the falls were a trickling disappointment could be due to the drought. There is a nice view of The Hudson River.
  • Easy to moderate terrain with nice views of the Hudson River and small waterfall along a creek.
  • Nice hike area. Be sure not to miss the ice house ruins. It was a huge structure and vital business for many years.
  • A great addition to Saugerties. The park has a couple of miles of wilderness trails and some beautiful places to sit. Scenic Hudson did a great job allowing people to hike and see the Hudson River. This park is new and I'm sure will get other improvements as time goes on. There is also a nice beach to land on with kayaks at the southern end of the park. It's a great kayaking trip from the Esopus Creek in Saugerties or from Tivoli. Walk or kayak but don't miss it.
  • Is a nice little park on a little-visited stretch of the Hudson River.
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