Hanging Spear Falls

Waterfall Name: Hanging Spear Falls
Aka: ————-
Location: Newcomb Twn

First Visit: 10-15-2008

State: New York State
Region: Northern Region
County: Essex County

Park Area: ————-
NYS Tourism Region: Adirondack Mountains
NYDEC Region: Eastern Adirondacks/Lake Champlain

Waterfall Challenge: Adirondack Fifty Falls Challenge: A Guide to the Fifty Falls, by John Haywood, Russell Dunn,Essex,pg16

Waterfall Location: N44.101928 W73.990821
Parking: N44.08909 W74.05646
Trailhead: N44.11318 W73.99326
Trail Name, Reference to: Calamity Brook Trail

Stream, River: Opalescent River
Height, Type: 75ft,Hourglass,Hanging Spear Falls,falls below 10ft
Elevation: 2461 ft
Level of Difficulty, Hiking Distance: Moderate to Difficult over 5 miles one way

Whitewater Rte, Canoe Rte Map: ————-
Maps: National Geographic ADK Lake Placid/High Peaks Map 2004

My Resource: Eastern New York all outdoors Atlas and Field Guide Publication 2008,D4,pg103
Book Resource: Adirondack Waterfall Guide: New York’s Cool Cascades Paperback – September 1, 2003, by Russell Dunn,, C. Russell Dunn,III. Falls Along The Adirondack Northway, Adirondack Norway,pg175
Brochures, Travel Guides, Visitor Guides: ————-
Trail_URL: ————-
Additional Information: Keene Valley Region Waterfall Guide: The Search for Cool Cascades in the Heart of the Adirondacks Paperback – November 10, 2017, by C. Russell Dunn,Section VIII: From Keene to Heart Lake,pg187
Photos, Information Contributed to other Websites: Dig the Falls, Northern New York Waterfalls

Landmark: Calamity Mountain Hanging Spear Falls
Nearest Intersection: Deerland Rd and Tahawus Rd
Directions: From I-87 N South of North Hudson, Take exit 29 to the right towards Newcomb/North Hudson and drive .2 miles. Turn left onto Blue Ridge Rd and drive 17.6 miles.Turn right onto Tahawus Rd and drive .4 miles. Turn left onto Tahawus Rd and drive another 5.9 miles. Turn left onto Upper Works Rd and drive 3.5 miles to the parking area and trailhead.

Comments, Notes: David Henderson Monument N44.11242 W73.99913 Dam N44.10784 W73.99085 Cliffside Shots N44.10168 W73.99075 Calamity Brook Photos N44.10748 W74.02035 First Bridge With Waterfall N44.10014 W74.04356 Henderson Lake Photo N44.09337 W74.05734 Livingston Point Lean To Photo N44.11259 W73.98897 High Water Bridge N44.10689 W74.02121 Mr Snake N44.10219 W73.99024 On High Water Bridge N44.10730 W74.02047 Our Lean To N44.11123 W73.99210 Second Bridge N44.10175 W74.03602 State Land Boundry Sign N44.10254 W74.02556 Strip Mine N44.04540 W74.05067 Lean to photo N44.11331 W73.98970 Trail Sign-parking Area Sign N44.09388 W74.05698 Trail Turnaround N44.10089 W73.99034 Trailhead Register N44.11318 W73.99326 Walkbridge Photo N44.09217 W74.05800 Hanging Spears Falls Overlook N44.10152 W73.99077 Waterfall Photos N44.10075 W74.02988 Waterfall Photos N44.10621 W73.99073


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