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nice easy trail along the water. some open fields and benches along the way too.

picturesque and serene. great place to take my 2 year old and 5 year old!

This hike actually features two waterfalls. The second waterfall has some ropes that you can climb to the top. It looked like you could go further but we turned around there.

walking
7 days ago

Excellent trail

on Devil's Bathtub Trail

hiking
8 days ago

hiking
9 days ago

A very nice trail! Well maintained and easy to tell where the trail is as it is marked consistently with green markers to lead you back to the entrance where you started.
Watch out for the occasional horse poop though!
I was also able to spot 6 Deer in the woods. Thankfully, no bear at all.
Great change in terrain and a good opportunity for trail runners. Overall, very enjoyable trail with decent views.

(P. S.) The waterfall really doesn’t exist.

Nice easy hike! Nice views. There is one area that is a bit tricky if you have limited mobility, as it is a staircase that is not well taken care of but it is short. Did spot some poison ivy along the side so be cautious.

Good trail and it was well groomed.

very nice easy trail.

Hiked this trail while visiting NY from Baltimore with my husband and 9 y/o son. We all loved the terrain - very different from what we are used to hiking. We hiked up the creek until we got to the bridge and hiked back down on the steep dirt trail. We absolutely loved climbing the waterfalls. I definitely recommend this one! Wear waterproof shoes with a good grip and take bug spray!

Great hike if it’s not too muddy.

My Route: Took the right trail up to the top of the gorge, looped around and back down. so the gully was on our left at all times. THEN walked the water into the gully, up the rope and back down.

My Review: 9/10. Map at the parking lot is confusing and trails are not marked other than blue. It's also difficult to start as it's straight up immediately. However, the water/creek trail is beautiful and there are many photo ops. Also, minimal garbage along trails!

My Advice: Your feet & butt will get wet, plan accordingly. If you have difficulty climbing over logs, rocks, etc. this isn't for you. Don't forget to stop and look up from time to time. The feeling of being g wrapped up in a gully is awe-inspiring.

hiking
27 days ago

Can’t wait to go back- wore the wrong shoes for the “rock climbing part”! Great place for the whole family kids and dogs.

The falls and multiple swimming holes (3 ft deep max) were amazing. I took the trail on the left side of the bridge and was atop the falls in 2 min. It took maybe 10 min from the road to get up close with the base of the falls. There were a series of ropes to assist you down the near-sheer muddy descent. After visiting the falls, I actually followed the creek north thru water, roots, rocks, and downed trees to the Attica Reservoir. 3/5 stars because there’s no real trail and no real destination. Be sure to wear sneakers because the rocks are slippery!

snowshoeing
1 month ago

One of my favorite trails to snowshoe!

hiking
1 month ago

I loved this trail! There are some steep hills, and it can be tough when everything’s wet, but I loved the challenge!

hiking
1 month ago

First time hiking in Mendon Ponds Park, there is a variety of trails to choose from. Choose the East Esker Trail due to being a moderate trail that is dog friendly with hilly terrain. The trail was better than expected, a great workout! Did not see any waterfall, but there was a swamp & a pond. Definitely coming back in the fall time for the foliage!

The only downside was the horse poop in the middle of the trail, but the dog enjoyed smelling it!

Beautiful hike, but really wet through the meadow.

hiking
1 month ago

Fun with the kids!!!

hiking
1 month ago

not a bad hike was mostly paved walkways. you can go off the beaten Trails but signs all over saying not to go down there ! was a very nice walk or hike! park is nice and the rose garden is beautiful ! I will be back to hike around some more !

Tricky to get to. Got turned around and ended up off trail twice, but the waterfall is breathtaking and we were the only hikers that day.

I would hardly call this a "hiking trail". Parking lot is sketchy and in a bad area. From there the "trail" goes down a paved roadway until you get to an RG&E facility that generates hydro electric power. The falls are cool to see and there appears to be a cave across the river. The mapped trail in the app takes a right hand turn before the falls and has you follow the river for a while. Trash litters the trail along with fishing line, syringes and condoms. You can cross the river to an "island" but I had to turn around when I got to a homeless camp. Would only go back to figure out how to get into the cave.

The falls were really pretty. The trails were covered in garbage, syringes, used condoms. Homeless tents everywhere too.

good variety of intensity. loved taking my dogs!

Walked the trail first. It was a workout. Went as far as the meadow at the top and came back down. Then walked the creek bed & up to multiple waterfalls. Did not go too far as the water became too deep. It was beautiful & challenging.
Bug spray is a must!

1 month ago

Great hike! The falls at the top are wonderful, with a nice shallow swimming hole at the bottom.

hiking
1 month ago

Hit a hive a ground bees on green trail off of this trail...very bad...just warning anyone who takes white trail to be careful they swarmed us and stung us

walking
1 month ago

Love it a great short easy walk to get outside and a waterfall at the end

challenging and awesome. Will be back

Loved walking through the stream the whole way. Great place for kids to play in the creek, and then in the water hole at the end. Gorgeous water falls.

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