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Denley Dam and Falls, Lewis County, New York

Denley Dam and Falls – Port Leyden

A Nice Place to Fish   Denley Dam and Falls – Port Leyden Location: Port Leyden, Leyden Twn Parking and Trailhead: N43.54589 W75.32541 Stream/River/Watershed: Black River Height of Falls/Type: Dam and Falls Level of Difficulty/Hiking Distance: Short Comments/Notes: Accessed from the West side of the Black River (Leyden Town) Location of the Denley Dam Hydroelectric Project Ferc 5571-NY Black River Canoe Route Partial Natural Falls Public Fishing Access Directions: Head south on NY-12 for 2.8 miles, Destination will be on the […]

New Croton Dam

Falls at Croton Gorge Park – Croton-on-Hudson, Westchester

History and architecture come to life in this waterfall The waterfall at Croton Gorge Park, in Cortlandt, is only half the attraction as the massive New Croton Dam almost steals the show with its impressive 1800s architecture. The dam, built between 1837 and 1842, measures 297 feet tall by 266 feet wide and stretches 2,188 feet end-to-end. The reservoir now supplies 200-300 million gallons of water to New York City each day via aqueduct. Croton Gorge Park is a 97-acre […]