A named falls, and gradient throughout make quite an interesting micro-creek run. When the Presque and Black are running large, this may be a great option. Keep in mind that It is small enough to have serious problems with deadfall and snags.
The following helmetcam footage (via YouTube from Jonathan Sisley) will give you a great feel for what is here:
We welcome any additional comments or reports to help out your fellow boaters with more details (especially regarding logistics and access) for this run!
Reportedly a 25' falls in an area of the creek where the banks are very steep and over-hanging.
A photo of this steep, sliding falls is available at Panoramio.
Just before the gate, there is a dirt path on the left that a few trucks had gone down. Google shows that this path connects with the put-in road for this stretch. Worth checking out with a 4WD vehicle.
1.5 Miles from locked gate to Maple Creek Falls, the gate is owned by Steiger's Timber Operations. Probably the land as well.
This will run only when the nearby Black River is quite high.
Permits are not required for this reach.
We have no additional detail on this route.
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Maple Creek Falls
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