After 4 miles of consistent Class 2 the river picks up to Class 3 and then takes a step back again. Look for good play near the takeout. Mostly wooded and remote feeling. Not usually known for strainers, but be careful as eddies are not always common.
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As of today, 3/13/10, there are no river wide strainers. Several places with strainers 3/4 across. Great fun! Very continuous action. Several great little ledge drops and a large slide. Park and play at the Rt. 5 take out. Enjoy.
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From the Canajoharie Exit on I-90:
Turn right and go into town. Turn right at the light. Cross the brige and turn left. Make a quick right to head north on 10. Put in at the bridge just past Ephratah.
Head South on 10. turn right onto 67. Turn left onto Wagners Hollow. Turn right at 5 and park at the bridge.
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