I was traveling back from Kaaterskill Falls by car on a cloudless night sky that shined a rising near full Moon.
Heavy waterflow at Kaaterskill Falls. It was difficult to to get close to falls without heavy mist getting on the camera and lens.
Afterwards I traveled to the top of Kaaterskill Falls. I descended quickly to the upper ledge of the 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.
Kaaterskill Falls in late August of 2010 has strong water flow because of the recent weather pattern of rain over the Catskills. On this particular day the entire area and trail to Kaaterskill Falls was wet. Kaaterskill Falls Information: Kaaterskill
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”. (Link: Wikipedia- Kaaterskill Falls)
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