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Cohoes Falls, Falls View Park

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Address: 231-341 N Mohawk St, Cohoes, NY
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Beautiful and historical. Rode our bikes here. Nice place to sit and watch the falls. Kids enjoyed it very much.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and historical. Rode our bikes here. Nice place to sit and watch the falls. Kids enjoyed it very much.

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Thank gelaterialisa
Cohoes, New York
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cohoes Falls are a big reason that the Erie Canal was constructed. Visit the falls in the Spring to see the tremendous water power.

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Thank TheTremblays
Glenville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Unbelievable sight and you can get quite close, but if they are diverting all of the water through the power generation plant there is barely a trickle coming over the falls.

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Thank Stephen A
Cohoes, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We live close by and have walked here many times at different times of the year (except winter as it is closed then). We have children all above age 10 and they have all enjoyed being here. It is never very crowded even when special events are going on. Our one child is special needs and even he enjoys it.... More 

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Thank rj3420
Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

This is a waterfall that's a 15 mile ride from Albany and has a waterfront path. There is a sign in front indicating how it is used for hydroelectric power.

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Thank Howard S
Latham, New York
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Especially in the Spring this is a gorgeous site, with rushing waters tumbling over the rocks. A short drive from almost anywhere, it is nature at Her best! It is steeped in history, just check out the description at Wikipedia. The falls are at the confluence of the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers. AND, there is a plaque nearby noting the... More 

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Thank LuvtheAdirondacks
Cohoes, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very pleased to see what has been done with this area to bring the people of Cohoes back to the falls and River that helped make it the once bustling Mill city that it was...

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Clifton Park, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Without rain you see the boulders. After a heavy storm, the water comes cascading down. Several places to view the falls and a cice parking lot and walking trail. Bring your camera.

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Thank alanlubin
Clifton Park, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Left the Cohoes Music Hall and stopped at the falls lookout. Great view of the falls. Really great to go after a huge rain storm to really see the water raging. Great photo opportunities.

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Thank Lindatorre
Cohoes, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

I really didn't expect to see this here in Cohoes. It was a pleasant surprise. It makes me glad I moved here.

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