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Moonshine Falls

Postby Mark J » Sat May 17, 2008 1:56 pm

Anyone been to Moonshine Falls? It's in Beard Gully on the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake, along State Route 90 between Long Point State Park to the south and Great Gully and the village of Aurora to the north.

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Re: Moonshine Falls

Postby Winnie » Sat May 17, 2008 6:21 pm

I have never been there, is it nice? I have never heard of it, but I have been to long point.
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Re: Moonshine Falls

Postby Matt » Sat May 17, 2008 6:43 pm

never been. is it on private property?
You can barely see it here:
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Re: Moonshine Falls

Postby ShanaD » Sat May 17, 2008 7:30 pm

did we try driving here?
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Re: Moonshine Falls

Postby cbobcat49 » Sun May 18, 2008 8:33 pm

We were there a few summers ago and had a tough time finding access where there weren't any posted signs. We found a way in on the north part of the road but that only got us to the crest of the falls. It got too late but I did find a way in for a view of the falls for "next time" Go in on the south part of Moonshine Rd., go into the forest well downstream from the falls and then work your way upstream. I noticed that there's a photo pf this falls in Derek Doeffinger's book. (not sure if yuo have that one Matt.) It looks pretty spectacular.

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Re: Moonshine Falls

Postby Matt » Sun May 18, 2008 9:45 pm

Is this the one often referred to as Pokey-moonshine falls?
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Moonshine Falls vs. Pokey Moonshine Falls

Postby Mark J » Mon May 19, 2008 7:26 am

Moonshine Falls and Pokey Moonshine Falls are two different falls in New York.

For pics of Moonshine Falls on the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake, see http://community.webshots.com/album/165142298IHvIWQ. These pics are taken from above, consistent with the previous post that access to the gorge may be difficult.

Pokey Moonshine Falls is out by Dansville, not far from Letchworth. See http://naturalhighs.net/waterfalls/falls/whitmangulllower.htm

Also, http://naturalhighs.net/waterfalls/falls/pokeymoonshine.htm

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Re: Moonshine Falls

Postby cbobcat49 » Sun Sep 14, 2014 1:38 pm

We managed to get a good vantage point last Saturday...

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Re: Moonshine Falls

Postby pgflyer1 » Tue Sep 16, 2014 6:28 am

WOW! Nice vantage point too. My palm's are sweating just looking at where you were standing. How tall is this one?
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Re: Moonshine Falls

Postby cbobcat49 » Tue Sep 16, 2014 9:21 am

Maybe 30 feet.
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Re: Moonshine Falls

Postby LyonAvery » Sat Sep 17, 2016 3:05 pm

Sorry Folks, Moonshine Falls is on posted private property. Please don't make us prosecute you!
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Re: Moonshine Falls

Postby Mineallmine » Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:06 am

A good example of East vs West coast mentality. Mine vs. ours. Thank god for “America’s best idea” AKA public lands, or someone would be postings something similar to the last comment in reference to Yosemite Falls. Who wants to bet this guy is from Jersey lol
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