Located on NYS Route 73, this site is
just south of the hamlet of Saint Huberts, which is on the
stretch between the village of Keene Valley and the
northern intersection of routes 73 and 9. Look for
the signs for the Giant Mountain Wilderness Area.
The parking area for AMR is directly across the road.
||Off NY 73 near
the hamlet of St. Huberts
|Length of hike:
||1.2 miles beyond
the gate on Lake Road
Please refer to our page for the general information on The Adirondack Mountain Reserve. This
waterfall is located within that facility.
About 1.1 miles from the gate on the Lake Road, there is a
wooden bridge crossing the Gill Brook. Not more than 0.1
mile downstream from there, you will find the Gill Brook
Flume. Signs in the area identify it simply as "The
Portions of this area are reminiscent of High Falls Gorge,
although on a much smaller level. There are several steps as
the brook descends at the top of this area and then the water
finds its way through a very narrow crevice in the rocks.
The rock walls are probably fifteen feet high here. The last
three pictures in the array shows this crevice in the rocks.
This is the first of several waterfalls on this tiny tributary of
The Gill Brook empties into the East Branch of the Ausable River
not far downstream from here. The east branch joins forces with the west branch
at Au Sable Forks to
form the Ausable River, which empties
into Lake Champlain in the town of Peru.