Anderson Falls – Keesville, Essex

Anderson Falls

Anderson Falls is a 10-foot-high waterslide cascade formed on the Ausable River, and the first waterfall encountered since the two branches of the Ausable River joined forces. The waterfall is named after John Anderson, an early settler, and lumberman. For a time, the village was also called Anderson Falls. In 1812, the town’s name changed to Keeseville in honor of Richard Keese, a prominent, local businessman, and has kept that name ever since

To get there: From Ausable Forks, proceed northeast on Route 9 for ~10.0 miles until you come to Exit 34 of the Adirondack Northway (I-87). From here, continue northeast on Route 9N (Pleasant Street) for 1.1 miles. When you come to Main Street, turn right and head east for less than 0.2 miles. Then turn right onto Front Street and proceed south for 0.1 miles. At Clinton Street, turn right, go 100 feet, and then bear right onto Mill Street and park to your right.

From Exit 33 of the Adirondack Northway (I-87), head north on Routes 9/22 for 4.2 miles. Turn left onto Clinton Street and drive west for 100 feet. You will come to Mill Street. Park to your right.

From the parking area, walk down Mill Street for less than 100 feet to a park that overlooks the falls. The park, including a pavilion and benches, was created in the 1980s and occupies the spot where the R. Prescott & Sons furniture factory once stood until it burned down in 1966.

It is also possible to descend to the level of the streambed following a stone path between two walls.

Location information from Russell Dunn.

Waterfall Name: Anderson Falls
Alternative Name(s): Keeseville Falls
Phone: …..
Website: …..

Classification: Analysis in Progress
Height: 10′, Drops
Crest: TBD
Access/Location Classification: Accessible/May not be verified

Waterway: Ausable River
Cave/Forest/Preserve Name: n/a
Clove/Gulch/Valley/Glen: n/a
Gorge/Hollow/Gulf/Gully/Ravine/Chasm: n/a
Lat/Long: 44.5046, -73.48178
Altitude (Appx Meters): 117.2

Town: Keeseville
County: Clinton/Essex
NYS Tourism Region: Adirondack Mountains
NYS Tourism: https://esd.ny.gov/industries/tourism
NYDEC Region: Eastern Adirondacks/Lake Champlain
NYDEC Contact: https://www.dec.ny.gov/about/558.html

Parking: 44.50485, -73.47997
Parking Notes: …..
Trail head: 44.50485, -73.47997
Trail Notes: Roadside views
We are in the process of collecting trails via www.WikiLoc.com, which we will make available in the near future. “Analysis In Progress”, “TBD”, and empty fields denote information currently being collected.

Originator: www.bobbieswaterfalls.net
Source 2: www.nnywaterfalls.com
Source 3: www.bobbieswaterfalls.net
Source 4: Anderson Falls Heritage Society Of Keeseville

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Closest Geolocated Address: 112/114 Ausable St, Keeseville, NY 12944, USA
Location Lat/Long: 44.504601, -73.481781

Anderson Falls – Keesville, Essex

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