Shelving Rock Falls – Fort Ann, Washington

Shelving-Rock--Falls near Lake George

Near Lake George, Shelving Rock Falls, on Shelving Rock Brook, has become a popular waterfall to visit by people of all ages. Access to this 70ft waterfall is relatively easy with a short, level walk which becomes a brief but steep, downhill scramble. Along the first part of the walk, there is a deep gorge that runs alongside the trail that contains several tiny cascades.

There is also a trail system in place, which is indicated on the map, for those who would like to explore the area. On the opposite of the brook, there a small area to have a picnic near the waterfall.
For information about Lake George and on the surrounding area, visit www.lakegeorge.com.

Shelving Rock Falls is part of the Adirondack Fifty Falls Challenge.

Waterfall Name: Shelving Rock Falls
Alternative Name(s): n/a
Phone: …..
Website: …..

Classification: Analysis in Progress
Height: 70-80′ Total
Crest: TBD
Access/Location Classification: Accessible/May not be verified

Waterway: Shelving Rock Brook
Cave/Forest/Preserve Name: n/a
Clove/Gulch/Valley/Glen: n/a
Gorge/Hollow/Gulf/Gully/Ravine/Chasm: n/a
Lat/Long: 43.55303, -73.60179
Altitude (Appx Meters): 125.6

Town: Fort Ann, Town of
County: Washington
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: 43.55303, -73.59646
Parking Notes: …..
Trail head: TBD, TBD
Trail Notes: .3 mile
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: Russell Dunn
Source 2: McMartin, B. 1988. Discover the Eastern Adirondacks. Page 49.
Source 3: Steve Young
Source 4: …..

For more information on New York State waterfalls, please visit our New York waterfall map.


NOTE: Get Directions uses Geolocator for closest known address. Double check directions prior to the start of your journey.

Closest Geolocated Address: Shelving Rock Bay Trail, Fort Ann, NY 12827, USA
Location Lat/Long: 43.553268, -73.603531

Shelving Rock Falls – Fort Ann, Washington

NOTE: Get Directions uses Geolocator for the closest known address. Double check directions prior to the start of your journey.

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