Austin Falls, Catskill Twn

Waterfall Name: Austin Falls
Aka: Rip Vanwinkle Falls, Austin Glen Falls
Location: Catskill Twn

First Visit: 08-18-2013

State: New York State
Region: Southern Region
County: Greene County
Park Area: Gilfeather Park

NYS Tourism Region: Catskill Mountains
NYDEC Region: Capital Region/Northern Catskills

Waterfall Challenge: ————-

Waterfall Location: N42.24789 W73.89675
Parking: N42.25378 W73.90245
Trailhead: ————-
Trail Name, Reference to: ————-

Stream, River: Catskill Creek
Height, Type: 6-8ft
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Level of Difficulty, Hiking Distance: .1 Mile

Whitewater Rte, Canoe Rte Map: ————-
Maps: Eastern New York all outdoors Atlas and Field Guide Publication 2008,A5,pg151

My Resource: Eastern New York all outdoors Atlas and Field Guide Publication 2008,A5,pg151
Book Resource: Catskill Region Waterfall Guide: Cool Cascades of the Catskills & Shawangunks, Paperback – September 30, 2004, by Russell Dunn, Section I: Waterfalls of the Catskills, Cloves of the Catskills-Catskill/Leeds Area,pg107
Brochures, Travel Guides, Visitor Guides:, A trail through Austin Glen, By Robert and Johanna Titus For Columbia-Greene Media
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Landmark: Mill Pond Rip Vanwinkle Falls
Nearest Intersection: Rte 49 and Gilfeather Rock Rd
Directions: From I-87 S near Jefferson Heights, Take exit 21 to the right towards Rt-23/Catskill/Cairo and drive for .8 miles. Take ramp to the right towards Leeds/South Cairo/Cairo and drive for 1.1 miles. Turn left onto Gilfeather Park Rd and drive for and drive for .1 miles. Turn left onto Gilfeather Park Rd for 264 ft.

Comments, Notes: There is no access to this location as of our visit. There are posted signs everywhere. If anyone has information for access please let me know. Austin Glen Falls and Leeds Falls according to resources and google imagery shows the waterfall locations. Leeds Falls is listed as being above Rip Van Winkles Falls. Austin Glens Falls is below Route 23.


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