Northern New York Waterfalls 

Falls on Snook Kill

Directions

From the village of Saratoga Springs, drive north on NY 9.   Approximately 3 miles from where 9 and 50 split (use discretion ... we didn't take an accurate reading), the Parkhurst Road, also Saratoga County Route 36, will be on your left.  About 1/4 mile up the hill, take a left on the Greenfield Road.  Another 4/10 mile up this hill and the Strakos Road will come in on the right.  Park near this intersection.

County: Saratoga
Town: Wilton
USGS Map: Corinth
Waterway: Snook Kill
Latitude: N 43° 09' 09"
Longitude: W 73° 46' 24"
Drop: 55-60'
Type: Ribbon Slide/Cascade
Region: North of Saratoga Springs
Parking: Road shoulder
Trail type: Dirt
Length of hike: 200'
Difficulty: Moderate
Accessibility: Public
Name: Common

Wilton Quadrangle

Snook Kill FallsThis is a very nice waterfall.  If you walk up the road from the intersection to the bridge, you can view it from above.  To see the falls from below, walk down the hill from the intersection.  There are two yellow signs with arrow warning of the curve, one in each direction.  The trail leading to the stream's edge is directly across from the more downhill of these two arrows.  It is a bit of a scramble to the bank because the trail is not maintained, but worth the trip.  The upper part of these falls go through several drops or slides before a final plunge of 20' or so.

There is a bit of history to this area.  Just down the hill from the intersection where you parked, there is a historical marker identifying the "Battle of Wilton".

The Snook Kill empties in the Hudson River, which flows into the Atlantic Ocean.

Last update:  August 26, 2017

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