Cool Cascades of the Catskills & Shawangunks
by Russell Dunn, author of Adirondack Waterfall Guide
Following the critical and popular success of Adirondack Waterfall Guide, Russell Dunn takes on the Catskills and the Shawungunks, leading the way to some of New York’s most famous cascades in the land of the Hudson River School and John Burroughs. Dunn guides the reader to more than 70 waterfalls, including New York State’s tallest, providing detailed directions, maps, historical and anecdotal accounts, and vintage postcards. Waterfall adventures for every level of ability include wilderness treks and roadside views, even a kayak paddle through a secluded chasm.
Praise for Catskill Region Waterfall Guide
"A must-own tool. Complete, concise, and conveniently organized, this guide offers all the basic facts plus a plethora of interesting background material well and attractively presented. Dunn certainly knows the best locations and manner of access. This book fills a real need and is a key to a treasure house of beauty." Arthur G. Adams, author of The Hudson River Guidebook and The Catskills: An Illustrated Historical Guide with Gazetteer
"In this book Russell Dunn brings the best of the region’s waterfalls to center stage, sharing each fall’s unique characteristics in ways that will appeal to any waterfall admirer. His book flows with the grace of a Catskill cascade, bringing readers to some of the most invigorating and inspiring falls in eastern New York."
Edward G. Henry, author of the Catskill Trails series
The Critics Applauded Adirondack Waterfall Guide
"Dunn joins the host of guidebook writers who liven up their descriptions with pithy, interesting, and historical information. This book is indeed a joy to read. Dunn easily draws us into his world with graceful, inspired writing, and provides the kind of insights that may prompt us to keep a copy permanently in our cars."
"Many of the falls are well known, but this is an especially good guide to cataracts that hikers might otherwise miss."
4 ½ x 7 ½, 248 pages, paper, maps, illustrations