Hiking Waterfalls in New England: A Guide to the Region's Best Waterfall Hikes

Hiking Waterfalls in New England: A Guide to the Region's Best Waterfall Hikes

by Eli Burakian

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Overview

Hiking Waterfalls in New England includes detailed hike descriptions, maps, and color photos for approximately 100 of the most scenic waterfall hikes in the area. Hike descriptions also include history, local trivia, and GPS coordinates.Hiking Waterfalls in New England will take you through state and national parks, forests, monuments and wilderness areas, and from popular city parks to the most remote and secluded corners of the area to view the most spectacular waterfalls.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762786855
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Publication date: 04/03/2015
Series: Hiking Waterfalls Series
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 332
Sales rank: 312,092
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Eli Burakian is an outdoor enthusiast, writer, and photographer based in Vermont. He photographed a number of books in the Knack series, including Knack Hiking and Backpacking. His other books include Moosilauke: A Portrait of a Mountain and Best Easy Day Hikes Green Mountains. In addition to his writing and photography pursuits, he is the college photographer at Dartmouth College. Visit him at BurakianPhotography.com.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments x

Introduction 1

How to Use This Guide 2

Safety and Preparation 4

Leave No Trace 6

Trail Finder 7

Author's Favorite Waterfalls 7

Least Crowded Waterfalls 7

Most Popular Waterfalls 7

Interesting Gorges/Chasms/Ravines/Geologic Formations 8

Roadside/Almost Roadside Falls (<0.1 mile) 8

Challenging Hikes (length >3.0 miles or difficult terrain) 8

Map Legend 10

Connecticut 11

1 Indian Well Falls 12

2 Spruce Brook Falls 13

3 Buttermilk Falls (CT) 18

4 Kent Falls 20

5 Wadsworth Big and Little Falls 23

6 Chapman Falls 27

7 Bailey's Ravine 29

8 Blackledge Falls 32

9 Enders Falls 35

Rhode Island 38

10 Stepstone Falls 39

Massachusetts 41

11 Campbell Falls 42

12 Race Brook Falls 45

13 Bash Bish Falls 49

14 Wahcouah Falls 32

15 Windsor Jambs 55

16 March Cataract Falls 58

17 Money Brook Falls 62

18 Twin Cascade 64

19 Tannery and Parker Brook Falls 67

20 Doane's Falls 70

21 Spirit Falls 73

22 Royalston Falls 75

Vermont 78

23 Jelly Mill Falls / Old jelly Mill Falls 79

24 Pikes Falls 81

25 Lye Brook Falls 84

26 Hamilton Falls 89

27 Buttermilk Falls (VT) 92

28 Cascade Falls (VT) 95

29 Hidden Falls 98

30 Gerry Falls 101

31 Quechee Gorge 103

32 Thundering Falls/Thundering Brook Falls/Bakers Falls 107

33 Old dry Falls 100

34 Glen Falls 113

33 Falls of Lana 116

36 Bailey Falls 119

37 Texas Falls 122

38 Moss Glen Falls (Granville) 123

39 Abbey Pond Cascades 127

40 Bartlett Falls 130

41 Huntington Gorge 132

42 Honey Hollow Falls 134

43 Bolton Potholes 136

44 Emerson Falls 138

43 Moss Glen Falls (Stowe) 140

46 Bingham Falls 143

47 Hell Brook Cascades (Lower) 146

48 Sterling Falls Gorge 149

49 Terrill Gorge 152

50 Jefferson Falls / Brewster River Gorge 155

51 Jay Branch Gorge/Four Corners 158

52 Big Falls 160

New Hampshire 162

53 Garwin Falls 163

54 Purgatory Falls 166

55 Chesterfield Gorge 169

56 Beaver Brook Falls (Kcene) 172

57 Trues Ledges 175

58 Profile Falls 179

59 Livermove Falls 182

60 Watervilie Cascades 185

61 Beaver Brook Cascades (Moosilauke) 189

62 Lost River Gorge 193

63 Sabbaday Falls 196

64 Flume Gorge/Flume Pool Loop 200

65 Basin-Cascade Trail Falls 204

66 Falling Waters 207

67 Bridal Veil Falls 210

68 Diana's Baths 213

69 Nancy Cascades 216

70 Arethusa Falls 219

71 Ripley Falls 222

72 Glen Ellis Falls 224

73 Crystal Cascade (NH) 227

74 Eagle Cascade 230

75 Brickett Falls 234

76 Appalachia Falls 236

77 Giant Falls 240

78 Zealand and Thoreau Falls 243

79 Huntington Cascades/Huntington Falls 248

80 Beaver Brook Falls (Colebrook) 251

81 Garfield Falls 254

Maine 257

82 Bickford Slides 258

83 Screw Auger Falls 262

84 Step Falls 265

85 The Cataracts 267

86 Dunn Falls 270

87 Angel Falls 274

88 Mosher Hill Falls 277

89 Smalls Falls 280

90 Houston Brook Falls 283

91 Poplar Stream Falls 286

92 Grand Falls 291

93 Moxie Falls 294

94 Gulf Hagas 298

95 Hay Brook Falls 302

96 Big and Little Niagara Falls 304

97 Katahdin Stream Falls 307

98 Howe Brook Fails 309

99 South Branch Falls 312

100 Sawtelle Falls 314

101 Shin Falls 317

Hike Index 320

About the Author 321

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