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First time, loved it

My daughter and I love waterfalls and at a spur of the moment on a very cold weekend we decided to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hudson, New York
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The Falls and North South Lake

The scenic beauty was worth the trip. Just starting the hike with a long view of the falls was... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I love waterfalls and at a spur of the moment on a very cold weekend we decided to head to the mountain. We went in and did the walk all the way to the bottom and then all the way to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Rn2heather15
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

The scenic beauty was worth the trip. Just starting the hike with a long view of the falls was spectacular enough.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank KenB515
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Had a chance to visit the falls during a road trip this past Summer and absolutely loved our time here. Lots of visitors but the falls are big enough to accommodate all. Plus there are several tiers to the falls and you can explore them...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Tarek H
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed the views from this waterfall. It was especially great to come here during the metamorphosis of the leaves. There is a parking lot above the falls, but I found the walk from the parking lot to the waterfall to be a bit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TennisStar602
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

This was a great hike. It was very beautiful. The waterfall at the end was spectacular. Parking was a hassle. It's on the side of a very winding road that has a moderate amount of traffic passing through.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ellbelllll
Reviewed 25 October 2018

This is a must do! Hands down. Parking in the park was the only reason I gave it four stars. Parking just sucked. There was more than enough land that they could widen the parking lot, and you couldn't park along the drive. Also the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank degrawm
Reviewed 25 October 2018

My wife and I were visiting the Catskills to hopefully see some fall foliage and do some hiking. On of the places we wanted to see was Kaaterskill Falls. It's about 3-4 miles from Palenville along route 23A west. At a hairpin turn the falls...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BoyertownMusik
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

The Kaaterskill Falls are a sight to behold. The hike was technical and steep make sure you wear proper footwear and bring water in the warmer months. We started our hike at the base off route 23A. This entrance is tricky to spot and be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank AdventureDann
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This waterfall really does live up to the hype. One tip, though. It seems like the upper Laurel House Road trail is really being pushed by the powers that be, but hiking from the bottom from the original trailhead on 23A really is the best...More

Date of experience: October 2018
5  Thank underrugswept
Reviewed 3 October 2018

There is a reason this is such a heavily trafficked site. the hike is short and easy. There are stairs that are pretty steep, but there is a rail and you can take your time. You would really be selling yourself short to pass by...More

Date of experience: July 2018
6  Thank Erica M
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Kate B
10 September 2018|
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Response from Guilherme C | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot of information on site, but as fas as i remember no closing time during the summer, only in the winterZ
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Response from Odyssey195117 | Reviewed this property |
Yes a beautiful one about half way.
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21 July 2018|
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Response from mherzberg | Reviewed this property |
I see no reason why you can not bring your kids along. Just remember to keep an eye on them and within easy reach. They should not go off wondering around by themselves.