A short hike into Lower Platte Clove. As seen in the photos below the waterfalls found inside Platte Clove are very strong with waterflow. With this trip I noticed a huge pile of rocks (slate) that lay in Platte Clove.
This is a simple snapshot of a road sign on the top potion of Platte Clove Road. I have taken previous photos of this area in years past to show how the warnings about Platte Clove Road have been addressed.
A 360 degree image from Platte Clove. I am standing left of the waterfall wearing a maroon sweatshirt.
A short walk from the Devils Kitchen parking area brings you to the steep ravine of Platte Clove. Many people have perished and have fallen to their demise in this area of Platte Clove. The photo below shows a Platte
Schalk’s Falls is a roadside waterfall, and these photos were taken from the bridge that crosses the waterway of Plattekill Creek.
I started from the 100 year old stone bridge that crosses Hells Hole Creek and climbed down through Hells Hole from Devils Kitchen. At the bottom is a tall waterfall.
Three photos from Plattekill Falls from the same viewpoint with different focus points and exposure times with the camera.
The early part of the unmarked trail is very easy and one can reach 4 or 5 waterfalls within an easy 30-minute walk.
This past summer I purchased two books, Catskill Region Waterfall Guide and the Catskill Mountain Guide. With the two new books and a map, I explored several areas of the Catskills new to me.