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Wolf Creek Falls Preserve Trail is a 2.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Knox, New York that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. 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.

Length 2.4 mi Elevation gain 229 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Hiking

Mountain biking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Running

Forest

River

Views

Waterfall

Wild flowers

Wildlife

Bugs

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Getting There

This trail is part of the Mohawl Hudson Land Conservancy. It's a 138 acre parcel nestled out in the town of Knox (a short drive from Altamont). The portion of the trails to the West of RT253 contains beautiful field stone walls that remain some of my favorite in the area. These are probably best for walking as the trail is never too far from the lot and is perhaps a bit short for enjoying much of a run.

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From Altamont, take Bozenkill Road (253) West for about 3 miles. Parking lot is on the left.

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Michelle P
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Hiking

Very buggy- Falls were dry

Renee DeCarlo
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Hiking

Trails were a bit confusing, the waterfalls were completely dried up, I will take another trip there once we have some rain, because I think once the waterfalls are running it will be amazing. It is buggy so bring bug spray.

John Morton
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Walking

nice trail system but the waterfalls would be been better after rainfall. less than atrickle today.

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B Walker
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Hiking

a bunch of intersecting trails so having a pic of the trail map at the sign in is good. We did both white loops, the purple, and red trails. Easy walking, signs of mud but it was all dried up when we were walking (a good amount of rocks and logs for crossing though). lots of ledges for waterfalls in the creek but the water wasn't really running when we were there. Well maintained and pretty wide trails with some poison ivy on the sides. All in all a nice easy walk.

Phoenix A.
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HikingBugsRocky

Hiked the red and white loops, mostly across the road from the parking lot. Crosses and follows the creek, which allows for views of the small waterfalls. Old stone walls and pillars make decent photo ops along with the falls, and there are a bench and picnic table to rest. STAY ATTENTIVE: There are some poison ivy plants off the trail and on the unmarked trails. There are also many species of wildlife including black water snakes, and while non venomous, are highly aggressive and will strike if one gets too close. They do get rather large - about 42 inches, and are black or dark brown, sometimes with lighter stripes or splotchy patterns

Elena Tarnowski
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Hiking

Very nice walk! The water is great for sticking your feet into and just relaxing. Great for dogs too. Some parts of the trail were very narrow but it was very well marked. Parking lot is very small too.

Stephen Gatt
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Walking

Nice trail. Use map trail. Stream with multiple small waterfalls though surprisingly dry after yesterday’s storms. Nice trail with our inexperienced dog

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M Cz
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HikingBugs

Well marked trail with chris crosses so map helpful. Nice creek with waterfalls and old stone walls. Cons: moderately trafficked on narrow paths at times. Loud hikers, off leash dogs.

Drey Martone
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Great easy hike with many different options. The trails are well marked but it helped to have a picture of the trail map to reference for different routes. Beautiful small falls. Mud was dried up and trails are very well maintained.

Lena Gibbs
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HikingBugsMuddy

Nice hike. Some muddy spots.

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Daniel Schuldt
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HikingMuddy

We had a wonderful time on this trail with two young kids. A little muddy but mostly flat with roots. The waterfalls are beautiful and since the creek isn’t too swollen, they were easy to get over. We got there around 9-10am and no one was there. The parking lot was full when we left around 1pm.

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Christopher Bloss
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Kaitlyn Mott
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HikingMuddy

It was very muddy in some low sections of the trail, but it has also rained for the few days leading up to my trip. The rain did make for heavy waterfalls which were beautiful. I will definately go again to do more of the trails I skipped due to the mud.

Jerome Sauta
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Not a bad hike, easy and great for kids. Had lunch at one of the waterfalls, perfect spot for lunch.

Charles GEORGE
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HikingMuddy

Very nice trail. Based upon the reviews on All Trails I printed out a trail map before heading out. The trail map helped out quite a bit. It’s nice to see where you’re at on a map. I agree with all the other reviewers that the western side of the trail - the trail across the road - is very beautiful. I did enjoy the trail on the east side of the road. With the trail map the markers made sense, without the trail map I probably would’ve been confused. Fully intend to do this trail again.

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leah feltt
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Stephanie Marie
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Kristin Vroman
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HikingMuddy

Hiked here yesterday with my 3 year old daughter to see the waterfall. To get to the waterfall from the parking area, you have to cross the road and walk down the road a little ways past the house on the left. The red trail marker is on a pole just past that house, near the guard rail. Short hike to the waterfalls. However, at one point there is a small waterfall and the creek. The trail continues on the other side of the creek and there's a big tree that you have to balance yourself on to cross the creek (the creek was probably about 12 inches high and flowing fast when we were there so we were very careful not to fall in!). Once we crossed to the other side, there were more waterfalls and the "big" waterfall. Trail was easy to do after that and only muddy in a few spots. There are lots of signs on the trails directing you back to the parking lot or you can keep walking along the different trails.

Mike Slayton
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HikingFloodedMuddy

What a beautiful trail! It didn't rain The past few day so obviously muddy but there was huge puddles not able to walk through, able to walk around off trail. The trail was poorly marked. Definitely needed a map. Started on the white trail then turned to green trail.on map but was marked yellow on trail. Than had to.go on blue to red but no red markers insight until you crossed the creek. Beautiful waterfalls We enjoyed the hike

K H
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HikingMuddy

The trail is well marked but it's easy to get turned around on the different trails. The falls are beautiful. If you just want to see the falls, cross the road and there's a red marker, a bit hard to see. The falls are maybe a half mile or so from the road. Some parts of the trail were pretty muddy but doable, especially with hiking boots.

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Amber Rohan
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Hiking

Great hike, did the loop twice. Saw a deer, extremely peaceful. Lots of tree roots

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Lynnsay Battaglia
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Stacy Tanner
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Hiking

nice, easy hike. bring bug spray!

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Darren Howard
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Hiking

***There are trails on both sides of the main road. The trails on the same side of the parking lot are nice, but the trails across the street are the ones you need to be on. It can be confusing- on the other side of the road, there is a house. The trail starts towards the right of the house. You can’t tell until you walk over(watch for cars). You will see a small, short pole with a red marker on it. This is the beginning. The trail is great. Lots of waterfalls, and beautiful trails. Great for kids. Enjoy!

Shannon Lynn
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Hiking

Theres at least 5 waterfalls, not bad for a dip for two kids!

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VANDHANA CHARI
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Hiking

Awesome

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