The Adirondacks is full of hidden and not-so-hidden waterfalls. We offer a number of hikes to a variety of waterfalls around the region. Pack a lunch and plan a walk in the woods to one of these spectacular destinations. Whether you are looking for a half-day, full-day, or just a few hours out in nature, we have a waterfall experience for you.

Take the Waterfall Challenge

Download our Waterfall Challenge Guide, follow the directions to earn 12 points or more hiking the area waterfalls. Send in the form and we will then send you a commemorative Hamilton County waterfall patch as a token of your accomplishment.

 

 

 

Waterfall Hikes: 1 - 19 of 19

Buttermilk Falls

Buttermilk Falls is a beautiful waterfall located where the Raquette River spills down towards Long Lake. This hike is only 0.1 miles, making it a great spot for the entire family no matter age, physical ability level or experience.
Long Lake

Death Falls (a.k.a. Secret Falls)

The short hike into Death Falls (a.k.a Secret Falls) is an excellent destination hike for families and bird watchers alike.
Raquette Lake

OK Slip Falls

OK Slip Falls is one of the highest waterfalls in the Adirondack Park. In the summer of 2014, a new trail to the falls opened making this hidden gem accessible to the public. The spectacular waterfall has become an extremely popular hiking destination.
Indian Lake