Category: Exploring New York

Discovering Cohoes Falls

Discovering Cohoes Falls

Overlook Park & Falls View Park Cohoes, New York – 2019 Overlook Park: Open year round Falls View Park: Open May 1st – November 1st, sunrise to sunset The first time I tried to visit Falls View Park, it was March and still closed for the season. Although the sun decided to shine brightly that…

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Camping Trip 2019: Hudson Highlands

Camping Trip 2019: Hudson Highlands

Approximately 50 miles north of New York City, located along the Hudson River off of I-87 in New York, Bear Mountain State Park and Harriman State Park are popular recreational destinations for residence of New York City & New Jersey. Hudson Highlands Camping Trip My friend Ashley invited me on a camping trip to explore…

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Historic Congress Park

Historic Congress Park

The mineral springs are by far my favorite thing about Historic Congress Park, but there are many other features in the park worth seeing if you’re in Saratoga Springs, New York. The park is situated in the center of downtown, between the Saratoga Race Course and Broadway, so it’s fairly easy to just happen upon…

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Saratoga’s Mineral Springs: Spouters & Tufa

Saratoga’s Mineral Springs: Spouters & Tufa

Saratoga Spa State Park: 2018 To be perfectly honest, I’m surprised I don’t write about the springs in Saratoga Spa State Park more often. I frequently roam the park exploring different trails, watching birds, and tasting the spring’s waters, while taking photographs and documenting changes. Saratoga Spa State Park is my favorite place to go to “walk…

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Memorial Spring, Saratoga Spa State Park

Memorial Spring, Saratoga Spa State Park

Memorial Spring. In the beginning, it wasn’t on any Saratoga Spa State Park map. A Nameless Spring Orange construction fencing, stood out against the winter snow. I walked towards the fenced off area, curious about what I would find. Peering into a pile of leaves, I saw water, trickling out of a capped pipe. I…

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Historic Copeland Bridge

Historic Copeland Bridge

I started writing about my day in Edinburg, NY just a couple weeks after I had been there. Coming back to my notes about Beecher Creek Falls almost a year later, I wonder why I never shared my experience of finding the gentle waterfall. Malta Ridge Cemetery (Ballston Spa, NY) I was up early and…

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April Adventures & Explorations

April Adventures & Explorations

My April began in Montreal. Then I got sick, which led me to watch some of my favorite movies. Fight Club. Always gets me thinking. Tyler Durden asks the question, “If you were to die right now, what do you wish you would have done?” This question began to roam around recklessly in my mind.…

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Rock City Falls

Rock City Falls

Cottrell-Harrington Park There is this little parking area on Route 29 in Rock City Falls, NY. It is directly across from the old Empire Mill on the Kayaderosseras Creek (locally called the Kaydeross). A paved trail runs a short distance along the water with a couple of viewing platforms and a little gazebo. A little…

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