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Best things to do in Cohoes

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“Great hiking year round. Two mile loop. Snowshoeing and cross country skiing at no charge. Deer. Charge to park during summer months. Picnic tables, Pavilion, and grills. View of Hudson. Kayak access.”
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Trail
“This is a state park that has deer, bald eagles and is AN ISLAND which has like 3 waterfalls! What?!?! Trails are marked and there are BBQ pits there, you can rent a pavilion for a huge bbq and party. It's very nice to bring your dog for a walk or kids and get out for some scenery and exercise.”
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Point of Interest
“My favorite local cultural center. It has lots of cool stuff happening check out their website for more info. ”
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River
“Stop by the Visitors Center in Waterford; view the eastern gateway of the historic Erie Canal.”
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Natural Feature
“Second only to Niagara—Cohoes Falls, also known as the Great Falls of the Mohawk, is one of the largest waterfalls east of the Rocky Mountains. The Mohawk River plunges nearly a hundred feet here, before emptying into the Hudson River. The falls have been regarded as a landmark, a sacred site, a scenic wonder and a source of power for generations. ”
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Natural Feature
“Spectacular Waterfalls. Enjoy ice cream in the summer or lunch at the deli's 2nd story deck featuring a birds eye view over the falls. ”
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Store
“We are a unique country and primitive gift shop with over 28 local vendors displaying their creativity. We have country, primitive, vintage, cottage, shabby chic, candles, wreaths, candy, dips and jams, jewelry, and so much more! Stop by our new location and see all of the wonder items to help decorate you home and yourself!!”
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Restaurant
“Where else can you have morning breakfast for two under $10?! They even have a pool table in the back. ”
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Point of Interest
“Discoverf the wonders of the canal and the contribution to the economic historic of the region.”
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Bar
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Car Wash
“Car wash, automatic or do it yourself, and right next door to the local gas Mobil gas station ”
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Park
“Herman Melville's home?! That's pretty cool. Moby Dick? Who doesn't like saying that title? Now you can say it over and over again without hesitation.”
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