A photo gallery from the top, middle and bottom of Kaaterskill Falls in early May 2014.
Inspiration Point, Hotel Kaaterskill, & Palenville Overlook
The starting point was the parking area near North Lake for the former site of the Catskill Mountain House.
From the Top of Kaaterskill Falls
In 1826 Thomas Cole painted a scene that was named “From the Top of Kaaterskill Falls”. These photographs are a spirit of his 1826 painting.
Circuit of South Mountain (Hike #3)
‘Hike #3: Circuit of South Mountain’ is from the ‘Catskill Mountain House Trail Guide’ by Robert Gildersleeve.
Sphinx Rock stands guard over the upper clove above Molly Smith’s parking area.
Inspiration Point and Sunset Rock
From the blue blazed trail we then proceeded on a yellow marked trail. This trail took us to Sunset Rock and Inspiration Point.
Kaaterskill Falls and Bastion Falls
On this particular day the entire area and trail to Kaaterskill Falls was wet.
Painting along Spruce Creek
Palden Hamilton paints along Spruce Creek.
Spruce Creek Dam (Kaaterskill Falls)
The Laurel House (1852-1967) acquired the water rights to Spruce Creek and dammed it during tourist season, charging spectators below the falls a fee to watch as the waters were unleashed and the falls “turned on”.
Abandoned Saw Mill and Kaaterskill Hotel Laundry Building 360VR
A 360 degree image from inside and outside what is believed to be the former Kaaterskill Hotel Laundry Building.
Kaaterskill Falls (top)
A few photos from the top of Kaaterskill Falls. The first image was taken around sunset.
While driving along the moving roadside landscape of Route 23, it almost seemed as if life was “photoshopped”.
Rip Van Wrinkle Trail Historic Sign
Located at the bottom of Kaaterskill Clove. Catskill Park Entrance Sign- Palenville, NY A rather high number of signs as one enters into Palenville.
A visit to Kaaterskill Falls
A visit to Kaaterskill Falls on June 1st and 2nd of 2009.
After a long hiatus, I returned to Kaaterskill Falls. I can not believe it was that long between visits. I was very impressed with Plattekill Falls strong water flow just days before and thought about how Kaaterskill Falls water flow
Kaaterskill Falls and Bastion Falls 360VR
A 360 gallery of Bastion Falls and Kaaterskill Falls.
Kaaterskill Falls Trail 360VR
A 360 degree image from the trail that leads to Kaaterskill Falls taken during the Fall season with the leaves changing color and falling to the ground.