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Shelving Rock Falls

Lake George, NY
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Great Hike w/ 7 month old

This hike was rather easy for myself and boyfriend to make with our seven month old daughter in a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
via mobile
Easy walk and beautiful waterfall!

We visited the falls during a trip to Lake George in May. We visited during the off season when... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adrienne D
Leola, Pennsylvania
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  • Average8%
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“dirt road” (16 reviews)
“easy hike” (12 reviews)
“short hike” (9 reviews)
Lake George, NY
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This hike was rather easy for myself and boyfriend to make with our seven month old daughter in a baby Bjorn. The views of the falls were really beautiful and it was nice being able to hike down to the lake.

Thank Danas1114
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the falls during a trip to Lake George in May. We visited during the off season when most things were closed. This was a perfect activity. A portion of the drive to the falls was not paved and pretty hilly. The walk to...More

Thank Adrienne D
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This waterfall is not to be missed. I went in the offseason and it wasn't crowded. As the other reviewers said, the drive is a little long and your are on the dirt road for awhile, but after the bridge there is lot 1. The...More

4  Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 17 October 2016

it was a long drive in to find the trail head. We parked at the parking lot w a trail head that says .4mi. It was a little shorter than we expected. We hiked the .4 mi and saw the top of the fall. But...More

3  Thank NanP888
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Great walk with kids, packed a picnic and had a beautiful day. We highly recommend this walk any time of the year.

1  Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Pretty easy hike, mostly flat. The falls are definitely the highlight of the hike. If you keep walking you'll get to the Lake George shore, perfect for a dip.

2  Thank José M
Reviewed 8 September 2016

These are a beautifulset of waterfalls. Not huge, but really pretty. To get here, the best thing to do is use your google maps and follow it. The parking gets full...there are not lots as you get closer to the falls. You have to park...More

2  Thank cindylee40
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Drive the boat over to base of this and had to hike up to the falls. It was super nice and easy hike up. Kids had no problem. Nice to swim back to the boat after a nice hike. Small damn at the top is...More

Thank krocking123
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Beautiful hike with waterfall and view of Lake George. We sat at the Lake to relax. Swimming is also possible.

Thank ellmcf
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

This was a very easy hike for a person in average shape. It is rocky in the beginning for a short distance, but flat. Walking down to the base of the falls is steep but not very difficult. We also walked down to the shore...More

Thank mammy723
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Courtney B
I'd also like to know if this trail is dog-friendly...?
2 May 2017|
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Danielle D
Does anyone know of a map for Shelving Rock Falls? I would like to hike to the top for the view and also see the waterfalls in the same day. Is this possible?
29 August 2016|
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Andrea S
My mom is a little older, it there lots of walking? Don't want to take her i fit;s too much for her to handle.
12 August 2016|
Response from Shelley S | Reviewed this property |
I would say it was maybe a 10 minute walk. Pretty flat through most of it. Towards the beginning there is a small section like a dried river bed ( rocky). I guess it depends how stable she is on her feet. It is long drive... More