Platte Clove Wilderness Preserve

Plattekill Falls

Plattekill Falls is a 60-foot-tall plunge waterfall along Platekill Creek in the Catskill Mountains of New York.

Plattekill Falls

One of 18 waterfalls in the Plate Clove Wilderness Preserve, Plattekill Falls is one of the few that is easily accessible without having to scope out a rope and harness. A ½-mile in-and-out trail accesses Plattekill Falls.

It is not advised to venture further down Platekill Creek to access Hell’s Kitchen or any of the other waterfalls. They are not reachable by foot and numerous individuals have died over the years trying in vein to access those waterfalls.