Stone Valley Trail, Mushroom Ledges, St. Lawrence County, New York 5-23-2015

Stone Valley Cooperative Recreation Area Road Trip 5-23-2015

Stone Valley Cooperative Recreation Area Road Trip 5-23-2015

This took me some time to put together. These locations are now published. Click on the links for more information.

The following links are great resources

The Stone Valley Trail, Colton, NY

American Whitewater Stone Valley: Colton to Brown’s Bridge

Tracking on Wikiloc for Stone Valley Trail

STONE VALLEY TRAIL with WATERFALLS

This is the parking area to the start of the trail. Also the put-in for the whitewater rafters.

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From the parking area, there is a small trail on the left side that leads down to the dam and the top of Colton Falls.

COLTON DAM (STONEY VALLEY TRAIL)

Stone Valley - Colton Dam and Falls, St. Lawrence County, New York
Stone Valley – Colton Dam and Falls, St. Lawrence County, New York

On the trail you will come to a sign in register. This area is referred to as the “Whitewater Excitement”

COLTON FALLS 5.0 (STONEY VALLEY TRAIL)

Stone Valley - Colton Middle Falls, St. Lawrence County, New York
Stone Valley – Colton Middle Falls, St. Lawrence County, New York
Stone Valley - Colton Lower Falls, St. Lawrence County, New York
Stone Valley – Colton Lower Falls, St. Lawrence County, New York

Tannery Ledges is .2 miles down from the dam.

TANNERY LEDGES IV (STONEY VALLEY TRAIL)

Stone Valley Trail, Tannery Ledges, St. Lawrence County, New York 5-23-2015
Stone Valley Trail, Tannery Ledges, St. Lawrence County, New York 5-23-2015

At 0.4 miles you come to the Mushroom Ledges. This area is referred to as the “Bedrock”

MUSHROOM LEDGES III (STONEY VALLEY TRAIL)

Stone Valley Trail, Mushroom Ledges, St. Lawrence County, New York 5-23-2015
Stone Valley Trail, Mushroom Ledges, St. Lawrence County, New York 5-23-2015

At 0.5 miles you come to the Narrows

THE NARROWS (STONEY VALLEY TRAIL)

Stone Valley Trail - The Narrows, 5-23-2015
Stone Valley Trail – The Narrows, 5-23-2015

At 0.8 miles you come to the Tubs

THE TUBS (STONEY VALLEY TRAIL)

Stone Valley Trail, The Tubs, St. Lawrence County, New York 5-23-2015
Stone Valley Trail, The Tubs, St. Lawrence County, New York 5-23-2015

At 0.9 miles you come to the Island Falls

ISLAND FALLS 5.0 (STONEY VALLEY TRAIL)

Stone Valley Trail - Island Falls 5-23-2015
Stone Valley Trail – Island Falls 5-23-2015

At 1.0 mile you come to the 200 Proof Rapids

200 PROOF IV (STONEY VALLEY TRAIL)

Stone Valley - 200 Proof IV Rapids, St. Lawrence County, New York
Stone Valley – 200 Proof IV Rapids, St. Lawrence County, New York

Lucy’s Hole is also referred to as “The Gut” This is located in the area called the “High Terrace”

O’malley Brook overlook is in the area called “Cathedral Grove”

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