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High Falls, New York: Gnome Mountain

Installed on April 8, 2017, Gnome Mountain is a craggy cliff next to a highway populated with 13 colorful gnomes made by an artist.

Hwy 213, High Falls, NY
On the north side of Hwy 213, just east of its intersection with Hwy 6A/Mohonk Rd.
Lit at night. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Gnome Mountain.

Gnome Mountain

Gnome Mountain is a public art installation by artist Sam Tufnell. The gnomes used to be lit at night and look like they are still wired to be lit, but I visited during the day so I can't confirm that. Park in the High Falls Deli parking lot at 10 Old Rte 213 and you can safely see the gnomes, instead of pulling over to the side of the road.

[Tony, 09/03/2022]

Gnome Mountain.

Gnome Mountain

Very cool. Wish I could have stopped at night, as the gnomes are lighted. The mountain is right at the onset of a little town next to a deli. I initially drove past it, but quickly found it when I turned around.

[Suzanne, 10/02/2020]

Gnome art.

Gnome Mountain

I'm still into all of the amazing things Roadside America has led me to. I mean, look at this. A giant rock with a bunch of gnomes on it. How cool is that!

[Brian From Rockland County NY, 07/15/2018]

Gnome Mountain.

Gnome Mountain

A cliff overlooking the small town of High Falls is covered in brightly colored gnomes. Gnome Mountain is an installation by local artist Sam Tufnell. The gnomes are best viewed at night, when they light up.

[Dominic Ryan, 07/23/2017]

Tufnell cast 13 "power gnomes" out of colorful clear resin, then bolted them to the craggy cliff. Tiny spotlights make them glow at night.

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