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Difficulty II-V
Length 3 Miles
Gauge EAST BRANCH AUSABLE RIVER AT AU SABLE FORKS NY
Flow Range 4.50 - 7.00 FT
Flow Rate as of: 1 hour ago 1.23 [FT]
Reach Info Last Updated 07/04/2017 5:14 pm

River Description


You have to earn your turns on this one, that's right hiking up with your gear.  The bottom starts off as Class 3-4 and flattens out. From here the river is pool drop. Give up and put on whenever you want, but there are big slides all the way at the top. Of course you'll have to hike to the top of those too.

 

Plattsburgh Area Reaches

Ausable (Ausable Chasm)                                       Ausable, E. Branch

Ausable, W. Branch (4. High Falls Gorge)               Ausable, W. Branch (5. The Flume)

Ausable, W. Branch (Section 6)                               Black Brook

Boquet, S. Branch                                                Boquet, N. Branch

Chateaugay                                                             Great Chazy (Chazy Lake to Miner Lake)

Great Chazy (Miner Lake to Mooers)                      Great Chazy, North Branch

Little Black Brook                                                     Little Trout

Marble                                                                    Salmon

Salmon (Lake Champlain)                                        Saranac (Permanent Rapids)

Saranac (1. Union Falls to Silver Lake Road)          Saranac (2. Silver Lake Road to Redford)

Saranac (3. High Falls Gorge)                                 Saranac (Sec. 4)

Styles Brook 

 

 

 

Eastern Adirondacks Reaches

Ausable, E. Branch                             Ausable, W. Branch (1.)                  Ausable, W. Branch (2.)                     Balm of Gilead Brook 

Boquet (2.)                                         Boquet (3.)                                        Boquet, N. Branch                           Boquet, S. Branch   

Boreas (1.)                                         Branch, The (Boquet trib.)                 Branch, The (Schroon trib.)               Cedar (1.) 

Cedar (2.)                                          Cold                                                   Deer Creek (Hudson Trib.)                Glen Creek

Hague Brook                                     Hudson (0.)                                         Hudson (1. Indian River to North River)             Hudson (2. North River to Riparius)

Hudson (3. Riparius to the Glen)         Indian (Hudson trib.)                         John's Brook                                     La Chute 

Mettawee                                          Mill Creek (Essex County)                    Mill Creek (Hudson trib.)                   North Creek 

Pike Brook                                         Poultney                                            Putnam Creek                                   Raquette (1.) 

Rock River                                         Schroon (North Hudson to Schroon Falls)            Schroon (Starbuckville to Riverbank)     Schroon (Warrensburg to Thurman Station)

Squaw Brook                                      Styles Brook                                     Thirteenth Brook                                Trout brook (Schroon trib)                    

West Mill Brook

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Directions Description


From Exit 30 on Route 87 head towards Lake Placid.

Go through malfunction junction, getting on 73.

Look for a bridge and parking on the left in half a mile.

 

Either walk up and return to your car, or drop another vehicle at Split Rock Falls so you can have the option of continuing on.

 

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Moose River Video

1/18/2011
Mark Singleton

2010 marked the 25th anniversary of protecting the Black and Moose rivers!  View an online video documentary on the Moose River and the early role that American Whitewater played in protecting this amazing river.

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Revision #Revision DateAuthorComment
1205541 12/08/15 Alex Barham Updated
1206076 04/05/16 Alex Barham Added local info
1197576 04/15/10 Jim Janney
1205542 12/08/15 Alex Barham Gauge added
1206113 04/08/16 Alex Barham Added local info
1207869 07/04/17 Steve McLuckie map correction
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