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Carpenter Falls

3800 Appletree Point Rd., Skaneateles, NY 13152
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Easy short walk or a longer one, your choice. 5 star rating whenever the water is high.

Easy walk from the roadside down a relatively steep short path to the base of the falls... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
ET_Bville
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Syracuse
Adventure to get here but very serene

The path is rough, but signs will warn you of that, but if you are looking for a serene place to... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
tobaybeach
,
Fairport, New York
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  • Average21%
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3800 Appletree Point Rd., Skaneateles, NY 13152
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Easy walk from the roadside down a relatively steep short path to the base of the falls. Spectacular in the spring when the water is high. Cool and refreshing in summer weather. But a longer walk is available along the top of the gully, down...More

1  Thank ET_Bville
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The path is rough, but signs will warn you of that, but if you are looking for a serene place to enjoy nature, this is a great one. I wouldn't recommend it for children as the cliffs are steep and caution is needed. We enjoyed...More

Thank tobaybeach
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Yep - a short (a tenth of a mile), and somewhat unmarked and muddy trail - aka "adventurous". We're avid hikers and are so glad we stumbled upon this little gem. No other humans around - hasn't gotten a lot of traffic. A little hand...More

1  Thank shannonlerae
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

It was a beautiful cool day for a hike to these falls. The hike itself to the falls was short. but somewhat challenging because of the steepness. Fortunately it was a dry day, so it was too dangerous. There were ropes to hang on to...More

Thank Laura C
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

We happened upon Carpenter Falls by chance. Beautiful, but the walk to the falls is not easy. Wear sturdy shoes.

Thank Ben Y
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

It was really muddy and we could not make it all the way feeling like we would get hurt if we continued down...very steep. We would have done it without the mud but some of the areas were close to a big drop and we...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Based on many reviews we expected this to be a nice hike with beautiful scenery; it was not. The official trail does not allow you to get a very good view at Carpenter falls and we could only hear Angels falls. The trails themselves were...More

Thank Elizabeth B
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

After exhausting what Skaneateles had to offer my daughters (age 11 and 13) and me, we took the quick jaunt to see the falls. Pretty 20-minute drive from town with an easy to find trailhead. The 0.1 miles to the falls was easy enough for...More

1  Thank pkuzminski
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

I went there with my dog, I was disappointed with my walk due to it being rather dangerious for me, it is a great walk for the younger folks or really fit older folks, would not recommend it with dog on a leash though...but, thats...More

2  Thank lauralee882017
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

Beautiful scenery eventually brining you to the lake. Nice view of falls and a variety of trees. Easy walk

Thank Rich Z
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