Hike Christman Sanctuary

Looking for a gentle hike with amazing sights? Christman Sactuary in Schenectady County [3281 Schoharie Turnpike, Delanson, NY 12053] will expose a series of stunning waterfalls in under two miles. Follow the blue blazes and before you know it you’ll hear the sound of a babbling brook. Squeeze between the rocks and head down the stairs.

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Feast your eyes on cascade after cascade, with the most prominent of falls reaching 30 ft tall and spilling into a picture perfect pool.

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Follow this lush region until you find the best spot to cross over to the orange trail.

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If you visit after heavy rainfall this will be no easy task. Once on the opposite side of the Bozen Kill you will get a different perspective of the falls, and have the ability to hike through a quiet forested region.

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When you cross back over you will complete the short remaining section of the blue trail, make sure to listen for birds and look out for any lovely little wildflowers like this hepatica.

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