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Fitzgerald Falls

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Easy, pretty

This is a pretty local walk. The air was heavily scented with wild roses, and there was much... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Marathon, Florida
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beautiful hike, quiet and serene a hidden gem

a short easy hike through the woods to a cute tranquil stream and waterfall. The perfect place to... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
Petersburg, Virginia
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Lakes Road, Appalachian Trail, Monroe, NY 10950
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

This is a pretty local walk. The air was heavily scented with wild roses, and there was much wildlife along the way. I'd highly recommend it for a beginner.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

a short easy hike through the woods to a cute tranquil stream and waterfall. The perfect place to unwind.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank lchar01_5
Reviewed 22 January 2018

For a hiking place after a rainy period or in spring the falls would get maybe 4 **** but for much of the season it is a trickle. It could be a local hangout. Watch out for broken glass. However, I took my 4 year...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank askus3
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

It’s a little waterfall and stream about a 1/2 mile in from Lakes Road on the Appalachian Trail between Monroe and Greenwood Lake. Highly recommend wear close toed shoes and watch out for the wildlife. At this time of year you will see squirrels and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Ltpwf
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The hike to the falls was a bit longer and more difficult than we expected. Parked on the shoulder of the road near the trail head. There are a couple of spots along the trail where it was not clear where to go Came to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank schmutaki
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Fitzgerald Falls is a short 3/10th of a mile hike off of Lakes Road in Monroe NY. This stretch of the Appalachian Trail is very walkable, even for small children. And the trail leads you to a very nice 30 foot waterfall with a good...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 10 June 2016

This is a relatively easy hike (very short) to the falls, part of the AT, so it can be as long as you want to make it. The falls are small (35 feet or so) and active in spring. Can be nearly totally dry in...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Tom L
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I started hiking this short trail when my sons were in backpacks, they are now over 30 and over 6 feet tall. It has always been a wonderful place to short hike. It is an easy path to follow. Many years ago they added the...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank caliporsche
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Quick easy little hike. I've been here in the spring and the falls are spectacular. This time of year it's pretty dry. The path of the AT was moved a few years ago to a drier route. You can still see where the old path...More

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank Steven K
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1 May 2017|
Response from Jeff M | Reviewed this property |
From Rt 17M, the trail to the falls is approximately 5 miles south on Lakes Rd (like you're going to Greenwood Lake). You will know you're getting close when you pass the Windridge Mews townhouse complex. You will pass... More
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11 July 2016|
Response from Tom L | Reviewed this property |
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