Awosting Falls is a beautiful waterfall located in Minnewaska State Park in the Hudson Valley.
The waterfall is formed by the Peters Kill which is a wonder to observe in itself.
How High is Awosting Falls?
Awosting Falls is 70 feet (21 meters) high.
While not being one of the tallest of NY waterfalls, Awosting Falls is definitely one of the most picturesque.
How Far is Awosting Falls?
Awosting Falls is one of the closest watefalls to New York City. It is within a two-hour drive from NYC and about the same from Albany, NY.
The waterfall is located in the Hudson Valley near New Paltz.
Is Awosting Falls Accessible?
The hiking trail to Awosting Falls is pretty wide but it goes up and down, often featuring slippery or rocky terrain, so it definitely may be a challenge.
You also have to cross a road and I don’t think there was any accessible crosswalk to be found there.
Awosting Falls Pictures
Awosting Falls Trail Map
Awosting Falls trail is a short, easy, out and back trail along the stream.
The hiking trail that takes you to Awosting Falls is called Awosting Falls Carriageway because it used to be a carriage road.
Is Awosting Falls Trail Kid Friendly?
Yes, there are many kids there.
If you keep an eye on your kids, they are pretty safe on the trail.
You should also be able to take a stroller with you on the trail as well. As this used to be a carriage road, then trail is pretty stroller-friendly!
Overall, Awosting Falls is definitely one of our favorite NY sights. Don’t miss it