200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide Guide Book

by Rich & Sue Freeman (Footprint Press)
200 Waterfalls in Central and Western New York A Findersand39; Guide  by Rich & Sue Freeman

385pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 1930480016

Everyone can now enjoy the magic of waterfalls – this guidebook leads the way. Reaching them can be an easy drive-by, a short walk, or a challenging hike. Spend a hot summer day getting your feet wet walking a rocky creekbed to sit in the spray of a waterfall. Return during different seasons and watch each waterfall’s personality change. The adventures are almost endless. This map-filled guidebook shows: where to find waterfalls, when and where to go for best viewing, and the time & effort required to reach each waterfall. Why delay? Begin exploring these beautiful waterfalls today. Central and Western New York has an abundance of waterfalls awaiting your discovery.

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Trails from the "200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide" Guide Book
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... Preview: Located behind the Java Insurance Agency, this waterfall can easily be seen from the Route 78 bridge over Beaver Meadow Creek. It’s a multistaged drop over large slabs of rock. The first drop is appro ... From the guidebook "200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide"
Java Village, NY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 0
... Preview: Conesus Creek leaves the mill pond above Littleville bridge, free-falls over the dam then winds its way over a series of stone slabs and small falls on its way to the 5 arch bridge. This bridge was bu ... From the guidebook "200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide"
Avon, NY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length:
... Preview: Aunt Sarah’s Falls free-falls for its first 30 feet then bounces off a ledge and fans out to double its original width. This waterfall changes dramatically throughout the year, from a spring torrent t ... From the guidebook "200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide"
Montour Falls, NY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 0
... Preview: To view the waterfalls, follow the trails as they wind up the hillside through the woods to observation platforms overlooking the deep gorge and waterfalls that plummet over rock ledges. From the guidebook "200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide"
Canandaigua, NY - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: Set in a moss and fern covered glen, the water free-falls at a 45 degree angle in the creekbed, then rolls over tight layers of shale for the rest of its journey. A very easy, short walk on a dirt tra ... From the guidebook "200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide"
Otisco Valley, NY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 0.1
... Preview: The hike to Bud Brook will get your heart pumping—a good aerobic workout. You’ll climb through a forest, cross fields and pasture lands and gain a vista of the valley below from a high vantage point. ... From the guidebook "200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide"
Dryden, NY - Hiking,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 2.4
... Preview: You’ll see Buttermilk Falls the minute you drive into this state park. It looms above as a frothy white cascade, 80-feet wide. It’s comprised of two segments, called First Fall and Second Fall, each a ... From the guidebook "200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide"
Ithaca, NY - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.6
... Preview: Buttermilk Falls can be viewed from Spaulding Hill Road but it’s best to walk the short trail to its base. The waterfall is a multi-stepped cascade in a peaceful tree-lined gully. You may want to wear ... From the guidebook "200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide"
Owego, NY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 0.1
... Preview: The creek passes under Button Falls Road then plummets through a narrow rock fissure for two drops. The first is about 2-feet high, the second approximately 8 feet. The falls then drops again through ... From the guidebook "200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide"
Leonardsville, NY - Hiking,Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 0.1
... Preview: Carpenter Falls is an awesome display of power. The water is channeled through a notch in the 10-feet thick, overhung Tully limestone caprock and plummets straight down for 80 feet. Then the water con ... From the guidebook "200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide"
Skaneateles, NY - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.6
... Preview: Crow Creek flows into and out of the Attica Reservoir, creating drinking water for the Attica area. The water continues to flow into Tonawanda Creek, then into the Niagara River at Tonawanda. The 3 of ... From the guidebook "200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide"
Attica, NY - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 0
... Preview: The ravine once began at William’s Mill at the center of the village of Ithaca where the first settlers built their cabins. Today it drops 400 feet from Cornell University campus to downtown Ithaca. C ... From the guidebook "200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide"
Ithaca, NY - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.4
... Preview: We visited this waterfall in mid-April. Water oozed from the land and the trail was still dotted with patches of snow. Our boots quickly soaked through but our reward was a lush waterfall. A ribbon of ... From the guidebook "200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide"
Lincklaen, NY - Hiking,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: Chittenango Creek flows north from Cazenovia Lake to Oneida Lake. At Chittenango Falls State Park it plunges off the Allegany Plateau, cutting through Onondaga limestone. The water takes a single larg ... From the guidebook "200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide"
Syracuse, NY - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.1
... Preview: The Allens Creek valley is a natural oasis in the middle of a suburban landscape. It was saved from development by the efforts of many caring people and officially became a nature park in 1999. Native ... From the guidebook "200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide"
Brighton, NY - Hiking,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 0.8
... Preview: County Line Falls is actually two waterfalls, an upper and a lower, in a drainage tributary to Hemlock Lake. The upper fall is a 50-foot steep cascade over a rock ledge to a deep gorge with a sharp be ... From the guidebook "200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide"
Hemlock, NY - Hiking,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: It’s an easy walk to see these 4-foot, 3-foot, and 25-foot cascades through rock cuts. At least it would be, if there wasn’t one darn washed-out gully to cross. Oh well, every adventure needs a challe ... From the guidebook "200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide"
Hammondsport, NY - Hiking,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 0.5
... Preview: Walking in this creekbed, you’re in a narrow gorge cut through layers of shale. The waterfall is a narrow cascade through a notch in the gorge with 25-feet and 10-feet drops. An upper falls, 75-feet h ... From the guidebook "200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide"
Montour Falls, NY - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.3
... Preview: The area around Densmore Creek is heavily populated and we humans have not been kind to this creekbed and waterfall. Trash is abundant along the banks and in the pool below the waterfall. Still, it’s ... From the guidebook "200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide"
Irondequoit, NY - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.6
... Preview: White water kayakers named these waterfalls Double Drop. They’re part of the Flint Creek run that these adventurers run in spring when the water is high (see web site www.americanwhitewater.org/rivers ... From the guidebook "200 Waterfalls in Central & Western New York: A Finders' Guide"
Phelps, NY - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Mountain Biking,Snowshoeing - Trail Length: 1.2