Located in Saratoga County
Image courtesy of City of Cohoes
Type: Park (Public).
Features: The "great" falls of the Mohawk River - nearby is site of discovery of Cohoes mastodon.
Feature Type: Scenic.
Reference: Identified as a site of geologic interest by the NYS Geological Highway Map
(NYS Museum, NYS Geological Survey).
Quadrangle: North Troy.
Reason for Designation: The falls have a very nice scenic overlook in an urban area with
informational displays and easy access. The falls have been called the Niagara of eastern New York
and is ~900 ft high waterwall set in a bedrock shale gorge.
(Identified as a unique geologic feature by the NYS Geological Highway Map
NYS Museum, NYS Geological Survey).