Upstate New York Waterfall Map

Approximate locations of Upstate New York Waterfalls and Rapids

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How to use this map

Map NavigationNavigation: Click and drag to move around the map. You can also move around the map by clicking the navigation buttons in the upper left hand corner. To zoom in and out click the [+] or [‒] buttons or drag the slider up and down the ladder just below the arrow navigation buttons.

Pins denote waterfall locations. The color and markings on the pin indicate the status and some details of the location. Pins represent approximate locations only. In some cases one pin may represent a location with many waterfalls (a glen or park). Click the pin to get a brief description of the location and, if available, a link to the profile for that location.

Blue Pins indicate a location of a single waterfall. The blue color indicates that the waterfall is accessible. Even if the waterfall is on private property, if you can see it clearly without trespassing, like from the roadside, it will be marked as blue.

Diamond Pins indicate that this location has more than one waterfall. Diamond pins can be Blue, Red or White.


Red Pins indicate that this location is not accessible. Either it is on private property or some other reason you are not allowed to go there. Chances are you will not be able to see this waterfall. lists the locations of these falls for educational purposes and asks that you respect property owner’s rights and keep off their land.

White Pins indicate that little information is known about this location. Either we don’t know if the falls is accessible or the number of falls or location is not confirmed.

Map types: There are 4 different ways to view the map:

  • The standard [Map] mode shows roads and large bodies of water.
  • The [Satellite] mode shows detailed photography in place of the standard map. Some areas (usually cities) may have more detail than others. There is also an option to display roads over the satellite map. The
  • [Terrain] mode displays topographical maps, but the zoom level may be restricted.
  • [Earth] mode is a 3D model with relief.

Accuracy and completeness: In no way is this map 100% complete or accurate. If you find any information to be false, or know of a location that’s not represented, please let us know about it in the message board.

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