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Ashley Falls is found in North-South Lake Campground located in the Catskills of New York. This scenic waterfall is easily reached via the Mary Glen Trail located off the main campground road. It is a short, easy 0.3 mile hike to reach the base of the waterfalls. To reach the trailhead you will need to enter the campground, which is subject to day use fees. Campers at this campground should add this short hike to their itinerary.

There is a small parking area located just east of the main trailhead along the campground road on the left as you travel toward North Lake. The GPS coordinates are N42 12.258 W74 02.365 for those who have a GPS devise. There is parking for about four cars here. You'll have to walk back over the bridge for Ashley Creek and then turn right on the footpath. The trail drops toward a trail register.

The muddy trail reaches a junction after 0.2 miles. To the right is the short trail that travels to Ashley Falls. The trail to the left is the trail that travels to North Mountain. Look below for a map and picture of the waterfall. During dry times in the summer, you may not find any water at this waterfall.

Ashley Falls at North-South Lake Campground

Here are some books we recommend for assisting you in finding and planning your waterfall adventure:

  • Waterfalls of New York State
  • New York Waterfalls: A Guide for Hikers & Photographers
  • 200 Waterfalls in Central and Western New York - A Finders' Guide
  • Waterfalls and Gorges of the Finger Lakes
  • Adirondack Waterfall Guide
  • Mohawk Region Waterfall Guide: From the Capital District to Cooperstown & Syracuse
  • Catskill Region Waterfall Guide
  • Waterfalls of the Adirondacks and Catskills (New York)
  • Hudson Valley Waterfall Guide: From Saratoga and the Capital Region to the Highlands and Palisades
  • CNY Hiking HOME PAGE Catskill Waterfalls Catskill Park Adirondack Park

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