Two news signs were placed in 2014 pointing to Platte Clove/ Platt Clove. One is along Route 23A and the other is along Bloomer Road/ Platte Clove Road.
The Platte Clove Foot Bridge that crossed over Plattekill Creek has been replaced and reopened. The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference and its volunteers did a wonderful job.
The road sign (that has been mentioned prior) has recently received vandalism. Fall foliage is near its peak.
A day of exploring Platte Clove and Hell’s Hole Creek was planned. Unfortunately due to rain and thunder deep exploration as intended of Platte Clove was cut short.
The road signs at top of Platte Clove Road have again changed. Below are several photos taken at night. The first 3 photos were taken at top of Platte Clove near the Devils Kitchen parking area. The fourth photo was
“The Platte Clove cabin sits where mountain and valley meet, providing a tranquil and rustic workplace and retreat for artists working in a variety of disciplines in the living landscape where American art began.”
Platte Clove Road was closed temporarily by the Haines Falls Fire Department due to an injury to a hiker. A few weeks backs a hiker died after a terrible fall in area known as the Grand Canyon in Devils Kitchen.
Photographs taken from Platte Clove Road. Several seasonal waterfalls can be seen in the distance along the roadway.
Devils Kitchen is great spot especially after a lot of rain. The water runs strong and everything is green. The top photo is my father standing on top of a Devils Kitchen boulder. The middle photo shows the path down