Secret Caverns brochure, 1970s.
Secret Caverns brochure, 1970s.

Secret Caverns Billboard: The Waterfall

Cobleskill, New York

The 100-foot underground waterfall lies at the rear of Secret Caverns and at the heart of its many mysteries. Is it totally natural, or a total fake? Its clean vertical protuberance has been a centerpiece on every brochure the attraction has ever created. It is also the subject of a great t-shirt design, long available for purchase in the lodge.

On many Secret Caverns billboards, while the waterfall is visible, it often assumes a secondary position in the composition. A 1970s publicity brochure illustration is one of the most iconic depictions of the waterfall, in all its damp fecundity.

Also see: Secret Caverns | Billboard Dissected

Secret Caverns

Address:
671 Caverns Rd, Cobleskill, NY
Directions:
I-88 Exit 22. Turn north onto Hwy 145, then immediately turn right onto Hwy 7. Drive a little over a mile, then turn left onto Caverns Rd. Follow the billboards about 1.5 miles to Secret Caverns on the left.
Hours:
Daily April-Dec. 11-3, hourly tours (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
518-296-8558
Admission:
Tour $18. Cash only.
RA Rates:
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