Lyons Falls, Lewis County, New York

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Lyons Falls – West Turin Town

AKA: High Falls

Location: Lyons Falls, West Turin Town

Parking and Trailhead: N43.62085 W75.35695
Parking at top of falls: N43.61978 W75.35634
Stream/River/Watershed: Black River
Height of Falls/Type: 63 ft, Dam And Cascade
Level of Difficulty/Hiking Distance: Short

Comments/Notes: There are signs for fishermen parking both at the bottom and top of the falls. The Moose River joins the Black River just up from Lyons Falls.

Directions: From the intersection of Hwy 12 and Hwy 12d and McAlpine St(Hwy 12D) in Lyons Falls, Get on McAlpine St (Hwy 12D) and drive northeast for .4 miles.Turn right onto Center St and drive .5 miles. (Take note that Center St name changes to Franklin St). Turn left onto Laura St and drive .2 miles. Turn left onto Lyons Falls Rd and drive .4 miles.

Waterfall Name: Lyons Falls
Alternative Name(s): High Falls
Phone: …..
Website: …..

Classification: Analysis in Progress
Height: 63′
Crest: TBD
Access/Location Classification: Accessible/May not be verified

Waterway: Black River
Cave/Forest/Preserve Name: n/a
Clove/Gulch/Valley/Glen: n/a
Gorge/Hollow/Gulf/Gully/Ravine/Chasm: n/a
Lat/Long: 43.618, -75.3574
Altitude (Appx Meters): 244

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: 43.62085, -75.35695
Parking Notes: …..
Trail head: TBD, TBD
Trail Notes: …..
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: Edward M. Smathers (www.DigTheFalls.com)
Source 2: Steve Young
Source 3: www.bobbieswaterfalls.net
Source 4: …..

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