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Auger Falls Trailhead Parking

Adirondack Trail, State Rt. 30 and State Rt. 8, near Speculator in Hamilton County

This short walk leads to overlooks of a long series of cascades in a deep gorge lined with hemlocks.

The Auger Falls Trail is an easy walk to a narrow gorge of the Sacandaga River. From the Chamber office, go south 8 miles on Rt. 30 to dirt road on left. Trailhead is immediately right as you pull off road. You may have to park ahead in clearing and walk back. Follow dirt road parallel to Rt. 30 one mile to trailhead and follow colored NYS DEC trail markers. Edge of thegorge can be slippery and drops off quickly.

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Closest Community:

Speculator

Nearby Communities:Speculator
Closest Byway:Adirondack Trail
Distance from Byway:near
Closest Route #:State Rt. 30 and State Rt. 8
Indoors or Outdoors:outdoor
Admission Fee:no
Latitude:43.469184313
Longitude:-74.2445592764
How to Find:

Dirt road on east side of Route 30 north of intersection with Route 8. Trailhead is immediately to right as you pull off road. You may have to park ahead in clearing and walk back. Follow dirt road parallel to Rt. 30 one mile to trailhead. Follow colored DEC trail markers.

URL:Auger Falls Trailhead Parking website

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