See also: a webcam of the Cohoes Falls operated by the US Geological Survey Find It Falls View Park... Cohoes Falls Cohoes Falls, Mohawk River, Cohoes, New York © David W. Truland Home | About | Contact... Sometimes you can get even closer. During periods of low water, you're allowed to go down onto the... new Cohoes Falls in winter. This is a major barrier in transportation from the nearby Hudson River west... See also: a webcam of the Cohoes Falls operated by the US Geological Survey Find It Falls View Park... It is a long way down. Believe it or not, Europeans visiting the United States once made it a point... photo: Creative Commons / Skeat78 Cohoes Falls Bonus fact: Cohoes gets its name from the falls. According to the city's web site, the Native... Cohoes Falls. Photo by Don Rittner The overturned canoe theory is the result of writings by Adriaen... It's worth it, though. Viewed from below, the falls are even more impressive. You really get a sense... This satellite view shows the natural Mohawk River in the lower left from the beautifully curved... OK, so we're starting with one that's super close and pretty well known. But have you have ever... Cohoes Falls was a major barrier to commerce moving west on the Mohawk River. This problem was... The Falls from Picturesque America published in 1872. Cohoes Falls is about 75 feet high and some 1,000 feet wide, and located near the end of the Mohawk... ...& Falls View Park Riverspark Spindle City Historic Society Self Guided Tours Van Schaick Mansion For nearly two centuries now the water flow over Cohoes Falls has been diverted and used for energy.... Constantine Rafinesque (1783-1840) A view of the falls in 1849. The Falls has inspired many a poet such as famed Irishman Thomas... You can read more about it here . In addition to the new park, Brookfield Renewable Power in... Windy . . Cohoes Falls, NY - upstream from USGS gaging station Click here for more... All USGS This site only... Additional information Just a few miles west of the Cohoes Falls and lock system, the River makes a... R12 - Lock 6 (near Cohoes Falls). Minister Charles West Thomson’s 1828 poem A 1907 Photograph of the Falls. Cohoes Falls in winter. This is a major barrier in transportation from the nearby Hudson River west.... 02-010 - David in front of Cohoes Falls.