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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 October 14, 2018
Paradise611316
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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 September 9, 2018
effie1313
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42.048552,-73.940732, Saugerties, NY 12477
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 26, 2016

We wanted something fun to do outdoors with our 9 year old niece on Easter Sunday. It was a beautiful day, and we wanted to be outside. I found this hike on hikethehudsonvalley.com (an amazing, entertaining website btw!). This was close to my niece's house,...More

7  Thank catmeow3
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Reviewed May 18, 2015

Saw this on foursquare, saw the beautiful pics and had to see it in person. Maybe since it was my first hike, it wasn't as easy for me. I thought the scenic route was a little scary with the river right there and the super...More

2  Thank Lauren B
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Reviewed October 14, 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

1  Thank Paradise611316
Reviewed September 9, 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

1  Thank effie1313
Reviewed August 31, 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.

Thank veecoss
Reviewed August 27, 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.

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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!

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laueiejean
June 28, 2018|
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Response from effie1313 | Reviewed this property |
Not really. It is on the Hudson but it’s rocky and shallow.
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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
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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.
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