Cohoes National Heritage Trail

Col. Robert R. Craner Veterans Park, New York

Elevation Gain79ft
Trailhead Elevation152ft
Elevation Min/Max143/172ft
Elevation Start/End152/152ft

Cohoes National Heritage Trail

Cohoes National Heritage Trail is a hiking and biking trail in City of Cohoes, New York. It is within Col. Robert R. Craner Veterans Park. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 152 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 79 feet.

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"This massive natural cataract powers most of eastern New York State. Named by the Iroquois long before Europeans arrived in the New World, written about in Dutch colonists’ memoirs and poets’ letters since the 1600s, and sketched and painted by explorers and artists for centuries, Cohoes Falls makes an unforgettable impression from its very first viewing. This gargantuan cataract stands nearly as tall as Niagara Falls and is wider than Niagara’s American Falls, stretching out at roughly 1,000 feet across the mighty Mohawk River. The most interesting comparative statistic, however, involves the quantity of water fl owing over Cohoes’s ledges: While Niagara flows at 5,000 to 21,000 cubic feet per second." Read more

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Trail Information

Col. Robert R. Craner Veterans Park
Nearby City
Col. Robert R. Craner Veterans Park
City of Cohoes, 97 Mohawk St., Cohoes 12047, (518) 233-2121,
Local Contacts
DeLorme: New York State Atlas & Gazetteer, page 66
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