Falls View Park, 4-acres in size, is located at 231-341 North Mohawk Street, Cohoes, NY 12047 in Albany County.
"Unveiled on August 21, 2008, Falls View Park has become a point of pride for the city of Cohoes. The four-acre park is located adjacent to the Brookfield’s School Street Hydroelectric Plant on North Mohawk Street and offers a spectacular view of the roaring Cohoes Falls. The meaning of the word “Cohoes” is debatable, but many seem to believe that Cohoes means “the place of the falling canoe.
"Fall View Park is enjoyed by all who wish to utilize of the scenic spot. There are upper level and lower level views of the park. The upper level includes a 192 foot pedestrian bridge that brings visitors to the heart of the park, as well as an 80 person amphitheater, picnic area and several fishing platforms.
"To access the lower level of the park, visitors must walk down a steep stairway. Here, there is a fishing platform and a viewing deck of the falls located at the back of the hydropower plant's powerhouse. Falls View Park is a beautiful area, a great place to get together with friends, picnics or a shady place to read a book. Did you know Cohoes Falls is regarded as the second most beautiful cataract in New York State, after the Great Niagara Falls?"
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Things To Do at Fall View Park
Picnic tables and Pavilions
Waterfall views of Cohoes Falls
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