At the intersection of NY 12 and NY 28 at Alder Creek,
drive east. In Woodgate, turn right onto Bear Creek Road.
Drive to the end of the road where you will find a parking
||N 43° 33'
||W 75° 00' 09"
||East of where
Herkimer, Lewis and Oneida Counties meet
|Length of hike:
||6 miles, one-way
We have not been to this waterfall.
Our photographs were submitted by a contributor. There are
a couple of popular trails to it so, rather than reinvent the wheel,
we will direct you to the
CNY Hiking website for directions.
is on the same hike as Sand Lake Falls. It is about 0.3
miles upstream. USGS topographical
maps of this area label two "Falls". This is at the point of the more upstream of the two labeled falls.
Normally, we would post a page for Sand Lake Falls, which is
the primary drop in this area. We would then have noted incidental
falls upstream of it. In this case, we are creating pages
for these other two drops since they are noted on maps.
Creek flows into the Forestport Reservoir which is on the Black
River. The Black flows into Lake Ontario at Dexter, just west
Last update: November 9, 2017