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Roaring Brook Falls

South of Keene Valley on Rt 73, Keene Valley, NY
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This is a short walk from the parking lot. Best after a rain and the spring thaw. Close to other... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mikel12323
,
Houston, Texas
Short hike, great spot !

Short walk from parking lot to the base of the falls, best in spring or after a good rain storm... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
adkeval
,
Lake Placid, New York
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“short hike” (3 reviews)
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South of Keene Valley on Rt 73, Keene Valley, NY
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a short walk from the parking lot. Best after a rain and the spring thaw. Close to other regional attractions.

Thank mikel12323
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Short walk from parking lot to the base of the falls, best in spring or after a good rain storm. Bring a camera.

Thank adkeval
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Take the family and slowly walk up to the falls or go slow and enjoy the relaxed climb. It can be done in thirty minutes swiftly or slowly for old and tired folks in an hour so you don't become winded. The view is worth...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 23 August 2016

right off of 73 you will find this wonderful little hike that leads to the waterfall. It is much taller then you would expect and with great photo ops.

Thank Wesley V
Reviewed 22 August 2016

A short walk through the woods (.03 miles) leads to a narrow water fall into a small river. The falls are actually quite high but you can't see it all from the base. I'd recommend skipping as a standalone destination and just taking it in...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Had a great time hiking here. We first hiker to the base of the waterfall and then decided to go to the top of the waterfall. The hike was worth the spectacular views!

Thank Jenny N
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Went in August and there wasn't much water falling. It was an easy hike to the base. The parking lot is shared with the trail to Giant and it was full and many cars were parked along the shoulder of Route 73.

Thank Weather42
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Nice short hike to the bottom of the falls. It was a little icy at the top apparently and there was a ranger there warning people off. The trail is mostly smooth until you get to the base of the falls then it requires climbing...More

Thank tntmac1989
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We happened to go to Keene Valley when most of our party had some type of physical ailment, bad hip, sore foot, pulled muscle, ect. We were disappointed because usually we hike quite a bit and enjoy all the stunning views in the area. With...More

1  Thank kimyers
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Amazing easy hike with a very rewarding view from the top. It has an outlook that looks towards the ausable club and into the great range. Also offers a great view for sunsets. The bottom is a nice place to hang out and offers camping...More

2  Thank Jackson F
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