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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 1 week ago
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A lovely couple of miles

Take a couple of hours to meander the two trails that either go by small waterfalls (which have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Reston, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank effie1313
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank veecoss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed July 22, 2018

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

Thank starrz1307
Reviewed June 30, 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

5  Thank EDFeather
Reviewed November 26, 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

3  Thank tdp4
Reviewed November 8, 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

3  Thank Steph M
Reviewed November 8, 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

1  Thank KiloBravo13
Reviewed October 24, 2017

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

Thank lexie713
Reviewed October 23, 2017

This trail is beautiful and varied - in the woods and right along the river. We saw pileated woodpeckers, a heron and lots of scrambling chipmonks...all while watching the sun rise.

1  Thank BaltimoreJAM
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June 28, 2018|
Response from effie1313 | Reviewed this property |
Not really. It is on the Hudson but it’s rocky and shallow.
Maria G
August 14, 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
September 9, 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.