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Shelving Rock Falls

Lake George, NY
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Nice Nature Area

Nice falls and walk to the shores of Lake George. There are many other hiking trails in the area... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Elaine T

An amazing adventure! Spectacular views! BEAUTIFUL in every way. You must park in one of the lots... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Diane W
Port Washington, New York, United States
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A serene and beautiful waterfall located along an unmarked hiking trail in the Lake George system.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dirt road” (18 reviews)
“easy hike” (13 reviews)
“short hike” (11 reviews)
Lake George, NY
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice falls and walk to the shores of Lake George. There are many other hiking trails in the area that we didn't explore, but plan to on our next visit!

Thank Elaine T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing adventure! Spectacular views! BEAUTIFUL in every way. You must park in one of the lots and hike to get there. Wear bathing suits and towels to swim. A perfect place for a picnic lunch...nice to see boats anchored and people swimming. Don't forget...More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Natural falls were gem surprise!!! Amazing views and it was fun for all family of 4. Please make sure you are wearing comfortable shoes.

Thank nedotepa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although only a short distance from Pilot Knob the way the crow flies, the drive to Shelving Rock Falls and Summit is lengthy with the last few miles on a dirt/gravel road. The summit hike is a beginners hike. Lots of zigzag back and forth...More

Thank Dadwith4kids525
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a short hike to see this beautiful waterfall. Can be crowded on summer days, but worth the trip. Another hike to the Lake as well if you are up to it. Wear appropriate shoes--not flip flops!

Thank sokobird
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Follow directions as there are few, if any signs. It is a long but very scenic drive. All mountain roads once you get off I87. The road is very narrow at times and you may have to pull to the side to let vehicles go...More

1  Thank 68mbl5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Long drive on forest roads but trust the directions. There are not many signs until you get really close. Take the comments about a short and easy hike with a grain of salt. The majority of the walk to the falls are on a nice...More

Thank FerTravel
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The long drive was worth it. Kids really enjoyed themselves. It was not too crowded and the nice splash in the waterfall at the end made it all worth it!!

Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We started from around exit 22 on 87 and it took us 45 mins. till the parking lot. it's very confusing to find it. You have access to the lake. be sure to bring bathing suite.

Thank ruriko w
Reviewed 15 August 2017

You must see this place .. look down for a perfect view. amazing ...every step up brings you to the better view.

Thank kasiachalupek
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