Explore High Falls Gorge

High Falls Gorge

Activities

Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Added by

Rebecca Nichols

Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Handicap Accessible
Romantic
Scenic
Waterfall

Enjoy the self-guided tour at your pace while you take in some of the amazing sights the Adirondacks offer.

There is a fee to visit this amazing area. It ranges from $8.25 to $29.50 depending on your age/season/package.

The Gorge offers approximately 1.75 miles of trails with breathtaking views to be had. The red trail is 1/4 mile and is wheelchair/stroller accessible. The yellow trail is 1/2 mile with a mix of bridges, walkways and groomed paths. The brown trail is a 1 mile hiking trail (great for snowshoeing in winter).

The west branch of the AuSable River flows through granite cliffs formed over a billion years ago. The waterfalls and potholes are amazing. There is also an area with a glass platform so you can see the water rushing beneath your feet.

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Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Very cute casual nature walk

I did this with a couple of my friends when we went up to Lake Placid and I really did enjoy myself. The nature walk was exactly as described, a walk, but it was fun. The waterfalls were beautiful and I loved that we were walking along the cliff side. Definitely glad we did this!

Some Of The Best ADK Waterfalls

This hike is a lot of fun. The bridges suspended above the river and right by the falls is very cool. be sure to walk out to some of the overlook points and look down as they have put glass floors to see the river flowing below you.

Activities

Hiking

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Added by

Rebecca Nichols

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