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Salmon Falls

Shelburne Falls, MA
+1 413-625-9833
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Such a beautiful little spot

This is also known at the glacial pots. Very near the Bridge of flowers. Don't miss this town on a... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Rich History, Quaint Town

Salmon Falls was the original name given to the area by the Native Americans, presumably the... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Springfield, Massachusetts
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The falls are located in an old Indian fishing spot.
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Shelburne Falls, MA
+1 413-625-9833
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is also known at the glacial pots. Very near the Bridge of flowers. Don't miss this town on a good weather day. Nice walk. Good for available and quaint shops. Friendly people.

Thank 6,808
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Salmon Falls was the original name given to the area by the Native Americans, presumably the Mohawks and Penobscots. It was a wonderful fishing area for salmon and shad as well as a hunting area. In order to keep peace in the area, the tribes...More

Thank lobstaluva
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This is really the same place as the Pot Holes. I wouldn't go out the way to see this but I would stop if your in Shelburn Falls for some reason.

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Salmon Falls is the name of this part of the tiny town of Shelburne Falls, MA. With its iconic Bridge of Flowers [decorated for every season] and its magnetic pull of artisans, this is a way cool place. The glacial potholes are fun to see...More

Thank eitravel76
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Salmon Falls Artisans Showroom in Shelburne Falls MA is a must visit if you appreciate a wide range of high quality craft items (wood, ceramic, glass, jewellry, textiles, prints and wrought iron in particular) from many local artists and craftspeople. The setting above the Deerfield...More

Thank Lycomedes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Had a great afternoon diving into the fresh (cold!) Deerfield River. Great spot for enjoying the view, chatting with "locals" and having a classic Americana afternoon!

Reviewed 23 April 2016

Salmon Falls is the same attraction as Glacial Potholes. The indians used to call this area Salmon Falls. The potholes in the rocks were formed by glaciers. You will see the falls in the background and the glacial potholes in the foreground from a viewing...More

Thank laurapall
Reviewed 20 January 2016

The potholes in Shelburne Falls is one of the most evocative sites in the Pioneer Valley. This location has been sacred since before recorded time. When the early settlers stumbled upon the potholes Native Americans had been meeting and fishing there for eons. The 'treaty"...More

1  Thank Lynda F
Reviewed 1 November 2015

About 500' from the bridge of flowers, rather impressive (and beautiful, in a stark way) natural pot holes in the rocks, and the falls that made them.

Thank David Z
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and me had a great day in Shelburne Falls town and Salmon Falls is one of the reasons. Just follow glacial potholes sign to the viewing area. A quiet beauty in a beautiful town.

Thank meghali_mazumdar
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