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Stair Falls

Stair Falls, also known as Staircase Falls, is located on Putnam Creek along with a series of other falls. This charming series of falls cascades over stair-like steps, which is how it got it's name. While you're on the lookout for all the Falls...

Willsboro Falls

Willsboro Falls, within the Town of Willsboro along the the Bouquet River, is a 25 foot waterfall with a captivating personality. This not-too-steep waterfall lands at one of the widest spots on the river. It's approximately 100 feet wide! A great viewing site is found not far from the center of town.

Wadham Falls

Wadhams Falls is a large flume falls on the Bouquet River in the center of Wadhams.  This waterfall is visible from the road, Rt 22, which makes it a perfect stop for families.  

This beautiful little water fall has been generating electrical power for years!

To get there:

Take Exit 31 off I-87, and head east on NY 9N. Take the first left onto CR 59, also called Youngs Road.

Carver Road Trail

This easy, 4-mile round-trip trail follows an abandoned road through the forest west of Long Pond in the town of Willsboro. The south trailhead on Reber Road is 1.7 miles west of Route 22. The north trailhead on Carver Road is 0.8 mile west of Route 22.

Blueberry Cobbles

This aptly-named mountain is the first summit on the East Trail to Rocky Peak and Giant at 1.9 miles from Rt. 9.

How to get there

Head south on Route 9 from Elizabethtown. Continue for 5.6 miles to the trailhead on the left, beyond the village of New Russia.

By the numbers

  • Distance: 4.4 miles RT
  • Elevation: 2053’


Berries in season? The best ones are beyond the first lookout (1.9 miles) on the summit ledges at 2.2 miles.

Split Rock Wildway

The Split Rock Wildway is a "wildlife corridor" between Lake Champlain and the Adirondack Mountains.

Getting there

The trailhead is on Brookfield Road in Essex, NY - just a quarter mile south of Reynolds Road.

By the numbers

  • Distance: 1.5 miles, round trip


A fairly easy climb rewards with incredible views of the valley and all its passages.


This is considered an easy climb on snowshoes. Be sure to allocate extra time, as moving in the winter is much slower.

Pharaoh Lake Wilderness Area

The 46,283-acre Pharaoh Lake Wilderness is an outstanding part of the Adirondacks! The wilderness contains an abundance of lakes and ponds, the largest being Pharaoh Lake, at 441 acres. There are nearly 70- miles of trails within the Wilderness and no shortage of campsites. Come for a day hike or spend a weekend!