Attractions in Glens Falls, New York

Attractions in Glens Falls, New York
Located in Warren County, New York, Glens Falls is a town rich in history, natural beauty and art. Some of the major natural attractions in the area are the Feeder Canal, featuring a nine-mile walking and biking trail and the famous limestone Cooper's Cave. Glens Falls is also noted for it's summer Adirondack Theatre Festival presented in the Charles R. Wood Theater.

The Feeder Canal

The Feeder Canal was constructed in the early 1800s to direct water from the Hudson River to the Champlain Canal, and as a means of transportation for people and goods. Today the canal is outlined by a nine-mile walking and biking trail that runs from McIntyre Park in Fort Edward to the Feeder Dam in Queensbury. Five miles of the canal are suitable for canoeing, with waters no deeper than 4 feet. The entire canoe trip takes roughly 1.5 hours.

Feeder Canal Alliance
21 Thomson Ave. Suite 5
Glens Falls, NY 12801

Cooper's Cave

Cooper's Cave is located beneath Cooper's Cave bridge, which links the villages of South Glens Falls and Glens Falls. This cave is named after the author James Fenimore Cooper, who made it famous in his novel "The Last of the Mohicans." Admission to Cooper's Cave is free and it is open from Memorial Day to Columbus Day. Tours of the caves are available for a fee.

Cooper's Cave Overlook

The Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council

The The Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council complex includes the Lapham gallery, which hosts arts and crafts from local and regional artists. It transforms into a seasonal gift shop for the holidays from mid-November until late December. The permanent gift shop features the work of more than 35 members and artists of the arts council.

The Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council
7 Lapham Place
Glens Falls, NY 12801

Article Written By Michelle Bush

Michelle Bush is a nutrition/counselor and herbalist living in the Appalachian Mountains. She holds a degree from San Diego Mesa College and has devoted seven years of professional experience to fitness, nutrition and yoga. Bush is a founding member of Nutridel, a healthy vegan cookie company, and is currently receiving certification as an herbalist in traditional Chinese medicine and ayurveda.

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