90 to 100 foot waterfalls in New York City? The summer of 2008 made this a reality. Although the actual product was barely as grand as the plans made it out to be, the waterfalls that adorned the harbor were an interesting distraction from business as usual. The project has since been dismantled, but this section will be left online for historical purposes.
Don’t go chasing waterfalls unprepared. Check here for some safety tips for exploring streams and waterfalls.
Many of the areas we would like to explore are on private property. Much of this land isn’t marked. Be careful and do the research before you head out. This means looking for signs of private ownership as well as knowing the laws regarding trespassing. Here is our interpretation of the trespass laws in New York State.
A list of our commonly-used terms and their explanations.
This amazing scene was captured by Arthur Lovell of Oxford, UK, around 2pm on November 4, 2010, when a large section of overhanging sandstone rock from the cathedral-like gorge wall fell into the plunge-pool below, creating a massive wave.