Falling Waters Preserve

Poughkeepsie, New York 12602

Falling Waters Preserve

Falling Waters Preserve Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"An open meadow, burbling waterfalls, and wide water views distinguish this delightful protected area on the banks of the Hudson. When you visit Falling Waters Preserve and discover the charms of this little sanctuary tucked along the banks of the Hudson.

Take a moment to consider the good works of the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill, who had the foresight to safeguard this land and make the connection with local land trusts to protect it in perpetuity. The Dominican Sisters, who live adjacent to the preserve, have a stated Land Ethic as part of their official doctrine."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
1.6 miles
172 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
1 hour
Views, Waterfalls
Scenic Hudson, One Civic Center Plaza, Suite 200, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601; (845) 473-4440; scenichudson.org/parks/fallingwaters; e-mail: info@scenichudson.org
Local Contacts
NatGeo TOPO! Map (USGS): Saugerties, NY; trail map available online at scenichudson.org/sites/default/files/fallingwaters-2016_webmap.jpg
Local Maps

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Dec 2018