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What are the activities at Plattekill Falls ?

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Why choose a trail at Plattekill Falls?

The Plattekill Falls is a waterfall located in the Plattekill Mountain, in the town of Roxbury, New York. The waterfall is situated on the Plattekill Creek, a tributary of the Schoharie Creek. The falls has a total height of about 90 feet (27 m), with a main drop of about 60 feet (18 m).

The falls are accessible from a number of points, including an overlook on Plattekill Mountain Road and from the Devil's Path hiking trail. The falls can also be reached by bushwhacking from the Devil's Path parking lot.

The Plattekill Falls are a popular destination for hikers and photographers.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-74.0854443
42.1323886

What are the coordinates and address of Plattekill Falls?

Plattekill Falls
Plattekill Falls, Hunter, NY 12427, USA

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Starting Point

The Plattekill Falls are located in the Plattekill Mountain Preserve, which is about 2 hours north of New York City. To get there, take I-87 to exit 19 and follow NY-23 west. After about 15 miles, turn left onto Plattekill Mountain Rd. and drive about 3 miles to the preserve entrance.

Why visit Plattekill Falls

The Plattekill Falls are a beautiful set of waterfalls located in the Catskill Mountains of New York. The falls are easily accessible and offer a great view from the top and the bottom. There is also a small hiking trail that leads to the bottom of the falls, which makes for a great hike.

Is Plattekill Falls in New York a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what each individual family is looking for in a destination. Some potential pros of visiting Plattekill Falls in New York include its natural beauty, the opportunity for outdoor recreation, and the relatively easy access from major population centers. Some potential cons could include the possibility of crowds depending on the time of year, and the fact that the falls are not wheelchair accessible.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Plattekill Falls in New York are hiking, fishing, and camping.

Hiking, swimming, and picnicking are all popular activities near Plattekill Falls. The falls are also a great place to take photographs.

Where to eat?

1. The Boiler Room in Rosendale, NY

2. The Dutch Barn in Stone Ridge, NY

3. The Falcon in Marlboro, NY

4. The Gilded Otter in New Paltz, NY

5. The Inn at Stone Ridge in Stone Ridge, NY

6. The Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, NY

7. The Olde Mill Inn in Marlboro, NY

8. The Rosendale Cafe in Rosendale, NY

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No

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