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Books: Waterfalls of New York State

New York is home to the most famous waterfall in the world, Niagara Falls, but the state also boasts more than 2,000 other waterfalls. Todd Moe talks with David Schryver, co-author of the new book, Waterfalls of New York State. It celebrates over 100 of the more scenic falls.

David Schryver will sign copies of his book Thursday night (6 pm) at the Dexter Public Library, and Saturday (3 pm) at the Brewer Bookstore in Canton.  Go to full article
The view from the top of Roaring Brook falls. Photos: Brian Mann
The view from the top of Roaring Brook falls. Photos: Brian Mann

Short trail, big views at Roaring Brook Falls

It's been a wet, warm December and that's tough news for skiers and snowshoers. But the long autumn has extended the hiking season. So Brian Mann set off last week to explore the trail to Roaring Brook Falls just outside of Keene Valley.

It's one of the shortest, easiest hiking trails in the Adirondacks, and the pay-off in views and scenery may be one of the most spectacular. Here's Brian's audio postcard.  Go to full article
Allens Falls. Tim Bouchard Photo.
Allens Falls. Tim Bouchard Photo.

2002 Waterfalls Guide

A 2002 guide to waterfalls in St. Lawrence County showcases some of the area's natural beauty. The 16-page, color brochure was produced for the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce as a way to boost tourism. It features eight waterfalls, each with a bit of history and directions to the sites. The guide was written and photographed by St. Lawrence University student Tim Bouchard. Jody Tosti met up with him for a tour of Allen Falls in Potsdam and has this audio postcard.  Go to full article

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