Stone Valley

Hey Students, Take a Hike!


Why? 

  • Escape from the stress
  • Wilderness close to home
  • Raging water
  • New experience
  • Exercise
  • Rejuvenating
  • Dramatic rapids, waterfalls, gorges, rock out-cropping


Stone Valley Website


Opportunities

    • Points of Interest (Check numbers on map)

      1. Northern Trailheads
      2. County Parking/Trailhead 
      3. Cathedral Grove/O'Malley Brook 
      4. Lucy's Hole (the gut) 
      5. High Terrace 
      6. The Tub 
      7. The Narrows 
      8. Southern Trailheads 
      9. Tannery Ruins Site 
      10. O'Malley Brook Overlook
    • Cross country skiing
    • Historical exploration
    • Rock islands
    • Cliffs
    • High water/dangerously fast
    • Kayaking
    • Canoeing
    • Beach
    • Snowshoeing


Whitewater Warning

  • Areas of the trail allows you to be close to the river and also stand on rocks. Read the safety signs and stay on the trail during the fast moving water.
  • Only Advanced Level Kayakers for the Stone Valley run.  If you are NOT an advanced kayaker, do not attempt at Stone Valley.

    Note that if you are looking for whitewater excitement, this classic Adirondack run, with a pool-drop character, draws kayakers to this area. Dropping 200 feet in the first mile, it runs seven distinct rapids separated on an average of 100-200 yards. This volume of water turns some of Stone Valley falls and narrows into Class V whitewater runs, some of the most difficult in the rating system.