French’s Upper Falls

Waterfall Name: French’s Upper Falls
Aka: French’s Hollow Falls
Location: Guilderland Center

First Visit: 08-16-2013
State: New York State
Region: Eastern Region
County: Albany County
Park Area: French’s Hollow

NYS Tourism Region: Capital-Saratoga
NYDEC Region: Capital Region/Northern Catskills

Waterfall Challenge: Hudson Valley Waterfall Challenge Paperback – March 9, 2020, by John Haywood, Albany, pg8

Waterfall Location: N42.71156 W73.95904
Parking: N42.71227 W73.95824
Trailhead: N42.71227 W73.95824
Trail Name, Reference to: ————-

Stream, River: Normans Kill
Height, Type: Upper 8ft,Lower 6ft,2 broad Ledge-shaped waterfalls
Elevation: 250 ft to 200 ft
Level of Difficulty, Hiking Distance: Roadside view/short walk

Whitewater Rte, Canoe Rte Map: ————-
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My Resource: Mohawk Region Waterfall Guide: From the Capital District to Cooperstown & Syracuse: The Mohawak and Schoharie Valleys, Helderbergs, and Leatherstocking Country, Paperback – June 12, 2007, by Russell Dunn,Waterfalls Along Route 20,pg132
Book Resource: Mohawk Region Waterfall Guide “The Mohawk & Schoharie Valleys, Helderbergs, and Leatherstocking Country” By Russell Dunn
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Photos, Information Contributed to other Websites: Dig the Falls

Landmark: Penn Central RR Train Trestles built in 1865
Nearest Intersection: French Mill Rd and Fuller Station Rd
Directions: From I-90 E Guilderland, Take exit 25 to the right onto I-890 towards Rt-7/Rt-146/Schenectady and drive for .9 miles. Take exit 9 to the right onto Rt-7 W/Curry Rd and drive for towards Rt-146 and drive for .1 miles. Take the Rt-7 W ramp to the right towards Rt-146/Carman Rd and drive for/Hamburg St and drive for .6 miles. Enter roundabout Roundabout for 296 ft. Take the 3rd right onto Carman Rd and drive for 1.4 miles. Turn right onto Fuller Station Rd and drive for 1.4 miles. Turn right onto W Old State Rd for 397 ft. Turn left onto Fuller Station Rd and drive for 1.2 miles.

Comments, Notes: Parking is by the roadside. Walk up the road to see this from above. From parking walk down the road and you will see a small path of to the right that goes down to the bottom view.