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For Release: Monday, September 11, 2017

Updated Media Advisory for Wednesday, September 13, 2017

DEC to Promote Trail Safety at Kaaterskill Falls

Who: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Regional Director Keith Goertz will be joined by state and local elected officials including Assemblyman Peter Lopez and Town Supervisor Daryl Legg as well as community partners, and DEC Forest Rangers.‎

What: DEC to promote fall hiking safety and showcase recent improvements at Kaaterskill Falls.

When: Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 10:30 a.m.

Where: Laurel House Road parking lot, town of Hunter, Greene County
Parking is available in the Laurel House Road parking lot
A 1/3 mile hike will follow event at the new Kaaterskill Falls overlook platform.


  • Take NYS Thruway South to exit 21
  • Turn left onto Main St.
  • Merge onto NY-23 W, go 4.3 miles
  • Turn left onto Ross Ruland Rd, go 1.3 miles
  • Turn left onto NY-32 S, go 4.9 miles
  • Turn right onto NY-23A W, go 7.1 miles
  • Turn right onto N Lake Rd, go 1.8 miles
  • Turn right onto Laurel House Rd.


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  • Rick Georgeson
    DEC Region 4
    1130 N. Westcott Rd.
    Schenectady, NY 12306
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