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Jensen Ledges is a 2.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Hancock, New York that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 2.9 miles Elevation Gain: 738 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dogs on leash

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nature trips

walking

bird watching

running

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

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rocky
4 days ago

14 days ago

pretty good trail. steep and short. was a little disappointed in the waterfall because you are at the top of it. it's more of a cascading waterfall and inorder to see it you have to climb down which there are tons of signs saying not to do so. went down a little bit to get a better view but didn't go all the way down. the views from the ledges were awesome and all the stone chairs and rocks stacks were pretty cool. definitely worth going to. also the drive in was pretty scenic with some views and pretty funky looking houses.

bugs
off trail
private property
19 days ago

steep climb to the top, have to go off the real trail to see views and waterfall

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rocky
25 days ago

Not too hard. Usually very crowded tho

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28 days ago

A local favorite- make time to hang at the top for awhile; it’s lovely.

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rocky
30 days ago

Took about 4 hours round trip. Great views, got to see bald eagles, and took awesome waterfall pictures. Great hiking for first timers.

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1 month ago

We took our 2 kids 2&5 yo and made it there and back. The walk in is straight up hill with some loose rock. But lots of nice spots to stop and enjoy the view. Was worth the hike up because the waterfall and views were beautiful!

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5 months ago

Once we figured out where it was, it was an enjoyable January hike. GPS took us to the backside logging road that would have been a nightmare if not for my F150. If you are not on Bouchouxville Road than you are not headed to the correct trail head. A bit rocky and wet yet for January, an amazing day! Ledges and waterfall were great today.

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7 months ago

don't waste your time ;)

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blowdown
over grown
rocky
washed out
8 months ago

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8 months ago

...lose rocks, but a nice short hike

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rocky
scramble
9 months ago

Overall a good hike and an amazing view. The number of “posted” and “no trespassing” signs is obnoxious. As others have said the signs make it confusing to find the cliff area. We missed it on the way out and were able to find on the way back. Our dog had some trouble with the rocky uphill and downhill parts at the beginning 3/4 mile.

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rocky
9 months ago

Great trail for anyone looking for a moderate hike. There is a great view of the Delaware up on the ledges and is a great trail to explore. There isn’t much to be seen beyond the ledges so there isn’t much point in going further down the trail. The trail is very rocky and steep at points which makes it tricky at times. However it is worth it! The trail can be a little tricky since there are many “No trespassing” signs on areas you are meant to go to. Quick hike, about two hours in total, and amazing views.

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private property
10 months ago

Great view from the top with lots of rock chairs to sit in. Basically a straight uphill hike, but worth it.

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11 months ago

Loved this trail. A bit of a steep climb takes you to a waterfall and then a rewarding vista where you can sit and relax. We followed the trail a bit further as well, and it was also beautiful and singing with birds.

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11 months ago

Amazing views when you get to the top! Made me nervous when my two “teeners” were on the ledges at the top! Bonus seeing the stone statues. America is SO beautiful!

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bugs
Sat Jun 15 2019

I wouldn't go further than 1.2 miles up the trail. Be sure to take the off-trails towards the river when you get to the top. If you don't, you will miss the ledges and waterfall and they are awesome!

Mon May 27 2019

The beginning up climb made it all worth it when you see this beautiful view, just a heads up if you are taking a motorcycle to this location there is about a 3 mile dirt road with loose stone and wet mud right before arriving to the head of the hike.

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bugs
muddy
rocky
Sun May 26 2019

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