Indian Run requires a huge rainstorm and then it will flash flood and start raging with incredible force. Otherwise it is a trickle or even dry. The city park forbids kayaking (but not canoes or rafts?) so you would want to get access somehow above the small park and not get off inside the park. This means you want to scout the run on foot before you paddle to make sure it is free of strainers and to pick the lines on the big drops. This is Ohio but the big falls on Indian Run are BIG and they would mess you up if you did them wrong. Don’t play on this little creek gem if your not an excellent boater.
The first drop of real significance and the lead in to the falls. There is no real stopping after this drop.
A vertical drop into a shallow pool (that changes at high flows).
There are some good photos at
Visual. Only after very hard rains and this creek does flash flood.
Permits are not required for this reach.
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Indian Run Falls
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