Introduction to Fallsburg, New York
Fallsburg is located in the eastern part of Sullivan County, in New York. There are 12,234 residents in Fallsburg.
The Lenni Lenape tribal groups are believed to have been the earliest settlers in Sullivan County, and the area now known as Fallsburg. The area was once the hunting grounds during the summer for the Lenape, a tribal group. The Lenape were followed by the Europeans, especially the Dutch, who settled around Denniston’s Ford. The name Fallsburg had originally included an "h", however it was abandoned in 1872, when the name was changed to Fallsburg.
Fallsburg and Nearby Attractions
- Catskill Fly Fishing Center & Museum
- Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site
- Chadwick Lake
- Carousel Water & Fun Park
- Orange County Firefighters Museum
Things To Do In Fallsburg
Museums around Fallsburg include Catskill Fly Fishing Center & Museum, Sullivan County Museum, and Franklin D. Roosevelt Library & Museum have historical artifacts on display. Golf can be played at Tarry Brae Municipal Golf Course. Chadwick Lake offers provisions for picnicking, boating and trail waking, whiel, Splashdown, a water park nearby, has provisions for various water sports.
Air transportation is available from Sullivan County International Airport.
Fallsburg Higher Education
Nearby colleges include Orange County Community College, Marist College, SUNY College at new Paltz, and Duchess Community College.