Awosting Falls

Sunday, November 1, 2020

Minnewaska State Park Preserve, with its glacial lakes, open ridges, and unique rock formations has some of the most beautiful views in New York State. Join us on a hike where we’ll explore the trails and take in the views of this beautiful park, with our day culminating with a visit to one of the most picturesque waterfalls in New York state. Are you ready for an adventure?

Level: Intermediate (Learn More)

Mileage: 6.8 miles

Elevation Gain: 744 feet


The North Face, UWS

Check-in Time: 6:30 am

Departure Time: 6:45 am

Return Time: Approximately 6:30 pm


This is a limited-capacity trip.

While COVID-19 remains a concern, we are limiting our van capacity to a 10-person maximum, including guides, and leaving the middle row empty for all trips. The limited-capacity trips have a $20 fee to accommodate the changes we need to make for the COVID protocol. The fees will only be in effect for limited-capacity trips. Learn more about what we are doing to keep everyone safe.


  • Hiking boots (required)
  • Weather-appropriate, moisture-wicking, athletic clothing (no cotton)
  • Wool or synthetic socks (no cotton)
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses


  • Lunch
  • Ample Snacks
  • At least three (3) liters of water
  • Backpack
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Extra layers to adjust for changing weather conditions
  • Extra pair of wool socks
  • Trekking poles (optional)
  • A change of clothes for the ride back (optional)