Please Note: The Barberville Falls Preserve will be closed from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The Nature Conservancy is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable outdoor experience to all who use the preserve.
Barberville Falls is a spectacular sight. Above Barberville, the Poesten Kill drains about 35 square miles of the Rensselaer Plateau — an area from Dyken Pond on the north to
Below the falls, the stream flows through a gorge as deep as 100 feet and 500-1,000 feet wide. The waterfall itself is about 90 feet high and 50-60 feet wide. The main rock at the falls is