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Amazing view of Schoharie from the top.

This is a must see if you are exploring the area. Stop at the little shelter and read the history... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
quiet, nice hike to sculptures in mountains

This is a very nice, little hike. No body was there except us. You wont have many spectacular views... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2017
Ithaca, New York
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“nice hike”(3 reviews)
“barbed wire”(2 reviews)
“rock carvings”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

This is a must see if you are exploring the area. Stop at the little shelter and read the history behind these stone carvings before setting out. The trail is short but steep and could be maintained a little. Scrub brush and trees should also...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank charlesc285
Reviewed June 25, 2018

It started to pour when I arrived, but since I do not get past this way often, I set out. Not a hard climb- short and uphill with poorly marked trails. Basically whenever faced with a choice, take the turn because it seems like there...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank CSSnowshoer
Reviewed October 18, 2017

This is a very nice, little hike. No body was there except us. You wont have many spectacular views when you go up, but you would see the history carved in stones which is really nice. I wouldn't spend an entire day on these rocks,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Garypau
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Just a passing visit and we never made it to the top, but this is a historically significant site and not properly recognised for it's importance. Zadok Pratt was clearly a visionary.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank jandlUk
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This was a spontaneous adventure. My son (14yo) and I went on the hike, however there are no signs or directions telling you how to find the carvings. We kept climbing higher and higher and actually passed the rocks. When you find the carved seat...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank 339link
Reviewed August 8, 2017

easy to access - right on highway. rock carvings are interesting insight into area history. Town of Prattsville was devastated by Hurricane Irene, and it is also worth a visit to their museum.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank RLLexington
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

We love little hidden stops like this rich with history. Dont just rush up read the story and take a second and let your sense really take in the surroundings!! The path is NOT marked and reads "serpentine" so take notice that about .25 mile...More

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank Christina R
Reviewed March 22, 2017

I've been driving by this spot for years and years and finally stopped. Its a 10-20 minute uphill walk (depending upon what shape you're in) on a paved sidewalk to the rock carvings but its well worth the climb. The kiosk at the road has...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed December 6, 2016

Between Prattville and Red Falls, there is a small parking. The trail goes up, but just for a short time, and you see the sculptures. We recommend to climb a bit more above the sculpture wall for a nice view. Easy and short.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank _tomek_nowicki
Reviewed September 28, 2016

My husband heard of this interesting place through a co-worker, Several friends had joined us for a motorcycle ride so we decided to check it out. If you have the right shoes on and are in reasonable shape, you can view carvings & read the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Kathleen B
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