city in the state of New York, USA

Little Falls is a small city in Central New York, located along the Erie Canal.


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Get aroundEdit

Little Falls is small enough that most places are accessible by foot, but as the city is built on a rather steep slope, it can be a workout. Bicycling is also a good option.

Little Falls has a number of one-way streets, so drivers unfamiliar with Little Falls should pay attention to signage.


  • 1 Herkimer Home State Historic Site, 200 State Route 169, +1 315 823-0398. W-Su 10AM-5PM, Memorial Day to Labor Day. Groundsː dawn-dusk, year-round.. Historic home of Nicholas Herkimer, Brigadier General during the Revolutionary War.    
  • Erie Canal Lock #17 (Accessible via S. Ann St or State Route 169), +1 315 823-1122. M–F +1 315 823-2400, Sa–Su. One of the highest lift locks in existence, at a 40.5 ft height difference. Rock climbing and nature walks on adjacent Moss Island.



  • Little Falls Canal Celebration.
  • Garlic and Herb Festival, Canal Place.
  • Cheese Festival, Main Street. During the 19th century, the area around the city of Little Falls produced more cheese than anywhere else in the United States. This festival recalls Little Falls's past by gathering cheesemakers and vendors from across Upstate New York.






Go nextEdit

Albany, the capital city of New York State, is about an hour's drive east. West is Utica, and further on is Syracuse.

Routes through Little Falls
BuffaloHerkimer  W    E  SchenectadyAlbany
UticaHerkimer  W   E  SchenectadyAlbany
RomeHerkimer  W   E  SchenectadyWaterford

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