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A Hidden Jewel

This lovely nature preserve is worth visiting. It has 3 trails, all at different varying skill... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
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I walk here often with my dog

Falling waters is a very nice nature preserve with some access and many views of the Hudson River... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Saugerties, New York
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This lovely nature preserve is worth visiting. It has 3 trails, all at different varying skill levels but each only 30 minutes or less. Two of them overlook the historic Hudson river with access points on each. The third trail has a mountain stream like...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Paradise611316
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Falling waters is a very nice nature preserve with some access and many views of the Hudson River. There are 2 trails. The nearest to the parking area is Father Jorn Trail- it’s an easy loop with a slight hill that passes one of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank effie1313
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Take a couple of hours to meander the two trails that either go by small waterfalls (which have benches to allow quiet contemplation) or go down to the banks of the Hudson River to view this might estuary.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank veecoss
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely little trails. Some are stroller accessible... one is not but a great little hike if you are looking for something to do or a place to take some beautiful pictures.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank H2983HQjenniferm
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Pretty place with a short hike. It has nice trails with a waterfall. It is a little tricky to find, but worth it.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank starrz1307
Reviewed 1 July 2018

The Little stream comes from the greenness of jewel weed, bathed by the sun. Maples tall and spindly rise out of the cleft in the hill. Falling Waters fulfill the name spilling over and down a cascade of steps creating the music of this peaceful...More

Date of experience: June 2018
5  Thank EDFeather
Reviewed 26 November 2017

A lovely preserve right outside of Saugerties town. It offers three short, gentle hikes of .5 to .9 miles with limited elevation changes that guide you through beautiful woods, pass by a small waterfall, and by the Hudson river, with beautiful views. Can be done...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank tdp4
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This lovely place was more of a pleasant walk than a hike. Nonetheless, it was very peaceful and relaxing. We did all the trails. The trail along the river has a narrow path versus the main trail you start off on. The small little falls...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank 862stephm
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We didn't expect to be hiking on our recent trip to Saugerties - but we heard great things decided to check in out (in dress shoes and all). Easy walk through the forest with some great views - interesting to see where the old Ice...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank KiloBravo13
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Nice little hike through the woods and down by the water. Nice little waterfall on one of the trails. Enjoyed everything about it!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank lexie713
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29 June 2018|
Response from effie1313 | Reviewed this property |
Not really. It is on the Hudson but it’s rocky and shallow.
15 August 2017|
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Response from effie1313 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the first trail on the right ( Father Jorn Trail) is very easy
Holly F
10 September 2016|
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Response from Mary B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is but you must keep them leashed and clean up after them.