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Friday, August 8 - Sunday, August 10, 2021

New York State Canal Corporation's Signature Event

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Great day for the kids!
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So much Fun!
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Cooper's Cave Overlook

Location: On the Hudson River under the Cooper's Cave Bridge between Glens
Address: Route 9
City: South Glen Falls, NY
Canal: Champlain Canal
  • Date: Fri, 08/08/2021 through Sun, 08/10/2021
  • Time: sun-up to sun-down
  • County: Warren
  • Admission: FREE
  • Organization: City of Glens Falls and Village of South Glens Falls
  • Contact: Alice Grether
  • Tel: 518-761-3864
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Website: www.cityofglensfalls.com
Description: For anyone who’s read The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper, this is a must-visit. In 1825 after returning from exploring the Adirondacks and inspired by “these dark and silent caves” in the heart of the Hudson River, James Fenimore Cooper took pen in hand to write his most famous novel. A viewing platform sits atop this historic Cave offering you a chance to imagine how it must have sparked Cooper’s imagination. Interpretive information depicts the history of the cave, as well as information on James Fenimore Cooper and the indigenous American Indians of the region.

Directions: From the North: -I-87 south to Exit 18 -Head East on Corinth Road to City of Glens Falls downtown roundabout. -Turn right onto Route 9 South and cross bridge -Turn right immediately after bridge, then -Right again into parking lot. From the South: -I-87 north to Exit 17N -Head north on Route 9 -Bear left onto Main Street in South Glens Falls. Turn left at light just before Cooper's Cave bridge. -Turn right into parking lot.

Directions from Public Transportation: N/A

Special Notes: Cooper's Cave Overlook is open Thu, 05/01/2022 through Fri, 10/31/2008

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