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North America » United States » New York » Utica October 26th 2008

Pratt's Falls The main goal for today was putting on miles back to Boston, but I still had time to see some things. The first was Pratt's Falls Park near Syracuse. The main feature is a 137 ft. waterfall. In most states, this would be worthy of a state park. In New York, the state of Niagara Falls, Taughannock Falls, and Watkin's Glen, it rates a county park so obscure I only found out about it from a brochure at a highway rest stop. Pratt's Falls was originally the sight of a gristmill. The dam from the gristmill is still in place, so the waterfall is dam controlled. This is pretty unusual for a waterfall. I arrived the day afte... read more
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