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Cohoes Falls, Falls View Park

231-341 N Mohawk St, Cohoes, NY
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Incredible falls

Take every opportunity you can to see these gorgeous falls. Very hard to find, even with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert M
via mobile
A nice little park, with an awesome view

This park is not very large, but it has a very nice view of Cohoes Falls. It sits on Power Company... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Buffalo, New York
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231-341 N Mohawk St, Cohoes, NY
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take every opportunity you can to see these gorgeous falls. Very hard to find, even with directions, but so worth the effort.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park is not very large, but it has a very nice view of Cohoes Falls. It sits on Power Company property and is fairly well maintained. The lower view is accessible by a long stairway only (85 stairs... yes I counted), but well worth...More

Thank jwperson
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This historic landmark is changeable with the seasons. Winter is icy wonder, Spring it is a raging river, summer may be a refreshing spray, by Fall it is a quiet oasis. Parking lot is good size, easy walking across the channel once used for factory...More

Thank Neal and Betsy B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Especially in the Spring--when the snow spills into the river--you will see a great falls. There is a walkway to watch.

Thank UpstateNYer_10
Reviewed 29 June 2017

One of those places hard to miss when visiting the upper Hudson Valley. Easy access and a convenient area to walk and enjoy the view and sound of these magnificent water falls. Peaceful place to seat and relax.

Thank Rafael P
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Not as spectacular as Niagara Falls but worth a stop to peek at if you are in the area. They are hidden behind some old row houses.

Thank Kirsten D
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is the falls that put the Mohawk in Niagara-Mohawk Power Company. That's their generating facility on the left. In spring the falls are thunderously powerful. In summer, they dry to a relative trickle (siphoned off by the hydroelectric plant beside you). Either way, it...More

Thank TroyWoody
Reviewed 8 May 2017

FInding the relatively unmarked streets down a simple residential neighborhood lies a world-class scenic vista; Cohoes Falls. Apparently the largest falls east of Niagara, this rock outcropping was raging with rain water when we viewed it this weekend. There are nicely paved walkways taking you...More

1  Thank MK_in_VT
Reviewed 5 May 2017

It's located in a remote area but it's worth the view. If you are in the area, don't miss out. This fall is bigger than I thought.

Thank LNY1990
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to Niagara Falls and were very surprised at the size of the falls. Beautiful scenery and river and there is a nice paved trail all the way down to the edge of the river. There is a power plant...More

Thank AimeenRob D
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Betty Ann S
5 September 2016|
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Response from Nicole820 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there's a couple picnic tables, but not many.
Vivianne B
5 May 2015|
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Response from Steve R | Reviewed this property |
Route 9 is the long way. Take I787 north from Albany to Cohoes. When it ends at Route 32, go straignt through the light onto Mohawk Street. Continue on Mohawk for about 3/4 mile. You will see signs for the falls overlook... More