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Sandy Creek Lower Falls, Jefferson County, New York 2007

Tug Hill Region Waterfalls

Tug Hill Region Waterfalls Part 1 of 9 in this series covering the Tug Hill Region and Waterfalls Description and some Information for the Tug Hill Region Tug Hill, sometimes referred to as the Tug Hill Plateau, is an upland region in Upstate New York. The Tug Hill region is east of Lake Ontario, north of Oneida Lake, and west of the Adirondack Mountains. The region is separated from the Adirondacks by the Black River Valley. The region has traditionally […]

Shurform Falls, Moose River, Lewis County, New York

Shurform Rapids, Moose River – Lyons Falls

A Quiet Place for Hiking along the Moose River   Shurform Rapids, Moose River – Lyons Falls Location: Lyons Falls, Lyonsdale Town Park/Area: —– Parking and Trailhead: N43.61717 W75.32156 Trail Name/Reference to: Moose River Hiking Trail Stream/River/Watershed: Moose River Height of Falls/Type: 25 ft, Class IV+ Rapids Level of Difficulty/Hiking Distance: Moderate 1 mile round trip Comments/Notes: From the small parking area by the road, you will enter the woods. The very first section of the trail back to the […]

Fowlersville Falls #2, Lewis County, New York

Fowlersville Falls – Port Leyden

Feel the Power of a Waterfall   Fowlersville Falls – Port Leyden Location: Port Leyden, Lyonsdale Town Park/Area:—– Parking and Trailhead #1: N43.62431 W75.27400 Parking and Trailhead #2: N43.62450 W75.27600 Stream/River/Watershed: Moose River Fowlersville Falls #1 43.62360, -75.27800 Fowlersville Falls #2 43.62406, -75.27765 Height of Falls/Type #1: 20 ft, Slide Class IV+ Rapids Height of Falls/Type #2: Level of Difficulty/Hiking Distance #1: Moderate .4 mile round trip from the trail south of the river Level of Difficulty/Hiking Distance #2: Easy 1.2 mile […]

Goulds Mill Falls, Lewis County, New York

Goulds Mills Falls – Lyons Falls

Are there Ghouls at Goulds Mill?   Goulds Mills Falls – Lyons Falls AKA: Spine Compressor named by American Whitewater Location: Lyons Falls, Lyonsdale Town Park/Area: —– Parking and Trailhead: N43.61454 W75.33701 Stream/River/Watershed: Moose River Height of Falls/Type: 30 ft, Segmented Dam and Falls Level of Difficulty/Hiking Distance: Moderate Short Comments/Notes: -Views from the top can be seen from Shibley Road -From the parking area, cross the road and follow the short trail down to the river. -The trail is […]

High Falls and Dam, Lewis County, New York

High Falls Dam and Falls, Beaver River – Croghan

High Falls on the Beaver River   High Falls Dam and Falls, Beaver River – Croghan Location: Croghan Town Parking and Trailhead: N43.92424 W75.37543 Stream/River/Watershed: Beaver River Height of Falls/Type: 80 ft, Dam Steps Level of Difficulty/Hiking Distance: Easy to moderate, .3 Miles Comments/Notes: From the parking area walk up the gravel road by the penstock. Within a few hundred yards look for a path off to the left that goes under the penstock and follow it to the base of […]