Shelving Rock Falls

Ray Brook, New York 12977

Shelving Rock Falls

Shelving Rock Falls Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Explore a corner of Lake George Wild Forest while visiting a long, powerful cascade.

Welcome to the former Lake George vacation home of George Knapp, founder and president of Union Carbide, who in 1902 built a mansion here in the shadow on Shelving Rock. Knapp and his family owned a great deal of land near Lake George, apparently keeping it wild with the same passion for open land shared by other captains of industry in his time—notably the Rockefeller, Astor, and Vanderbilt families, who protected thousands of acres along the Hudson River and in eastern Maine."

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Trail Information

Ray Brook
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
1
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
40 minutes
Duration
Year-round
Season
Waterfalls
Features
NYSDEC Region 5, 1115 NY 86, PO Box 296, Ray Brook 12977; (518) 8971200; www.dec.ny.gov/about/631.html
Local Contacts
DeLorme: New York State Atlas & Gazetteer, page 53
Local Maps

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Dec 2018