Magilla Falls, Lewis County, New York

Lyons falls has some extraordinary waterfalls and Magilla Falls is no exception!

 

Magilla Falls – Lyons Falls
AKA: Kosterville Falls

Location: Lyons Falls, Lyonsdale Town
Parking and Trailhead: 43.61392, -75.33517
Stream/River/Watershed: Moose River
Height of Falls/Type: 25 ft, Curtain Cascade Class 5.1 Rapids
Level of Difficulty/Hiking Distance: Easy, Short

Comments/Notes:

  • Popular whitewater rafting route, Bottom of the Moose River
  • Located at the Kosterville Site
  • Park in the lower parking area before the building and walk down to the river.
  • Goulds Mills Falls is located downstream, just across the bridge.

For additional information and photos, please visit bobbieswaterfalls

Directions: From the intersection of Hwy 12 and Hwy 12d in Lyons Falls, get on McAlpine St and drive northeast for .4 miles.Turn right onto Center St and drive for .5 miles. Turn left onto Laura St and drive for .8 miles. Bear left onto Lyonsdale Rd and drive for .4 miles. Turn left onto Shibley Rd. Drive .3 miles crossing over the Moose River and turn right into the entrance of the power plant.

Waterfall Name: Kosterville Falls/Magilla
Alternative Name(s): innundated/hydro plant
Phone: …..
Website: …..

Classification: Analysis in Progress
Height: 25′
Crest: TBD
Access/Location Classification: Accessible/May not be verified

Waterway: Moose River
Cave/Forest/Preserve Name: n/a
Clove/Gulch/Valley/Glen: n/a
Gorge/Hollow/Gulf/Gully/Ravine/Chasm: n/a
Lat/Long: 43.61361, -75.33195
Altitude (Appx Meters): 261.6

Town: Lyons Falls
County: Lewis
NYS Tourism Region: Adirondack Mountains
NYS Tourism: https://esd.ny.gov/industries/tourism
NYDEC Region: Western Adirondacks/Eastern Lake Ontario
NYDEC Contact: https://www.dec.ny.gov/about/558.html

Parking: 43.61392, -75.33517
Parking Notes: …..
Trail head: TBD, TBD
Trail Notes: Easy Short, Huge rapids upstream!
We are in the process of collecting trails via www.WikiLoc.com, which we will make available in the near future. “Analysis In Progress”, “TBD”, and empty fields denote information currently being collected.

SOURCES –
Originator: www.bobbieswaterfalls.net
Source 2: www.nnywaterfalls.com
Source 3: Eastern New York All Outdoors Atlas and Field Guide Publication 2008 pg 114 A3
Source 4: …..

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