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Difficulty II
Length 2 Miles
Flow Range 900 - 2200 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 1 hour ago 85.4 [CFS] ℹ️
Reach Info Last Updated 04/05/2016 7:58 pm

River Description

No beta is available. Appears to be a continuous Class 2-3 road-side run without major drops. Please leave a comment if you know more.


Governour - Cranberry Lake Area Reaches:

Black Creek                                             Boland Creek

Indian (Oswegatchi Tributary)               Island Branch

Jenny Creek                                             Little

Oswegatchi (Owbow to Elmdale)          Oswegatchi East Branch Sect. 1

Oswegatchi East Branch Sect. 2          Oswegatchi East Branch Sect. 3

Oswegatchi East Branch Sect. 4           Oswegatchi Middle Branch Sect. 1

Oswegatchi Middle Branch Sect. 2       Oswegatchi Middle Branch Sect. 4 (Sluice Falls)

Oswegatchi West Branch (Bisha to Jerden)     Oswegatchi West Branch (Fullerville to Oswegatchi)   

Sawyer Creek


Canton - Cranberry Lake Area Reaches

Boland Creek                                                   Elm Creek 

Grass (1. Lampsons Falls to Downerville)       Grass (2. Downerville to Russell)      

Grass (3. Morley to Massena)                    Grass (4.Woods Bridge Road to Route 47)     

Grass, Middle Branch                                 Grass, North Branch   

Grass, Upper South Branch                        Grass, Lower South Branch (Twin Falls)         

Oswegatchie, E. Branch (2.)                           Oswegatchie, E. Branch (3.)

Oswegatchie, W. Branch                                   Plumb Brook


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Rapid Descriptions


Gage Descriptions

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Directions Description


From Cranberry Lake head south on Rt. 3. Before the bridge turn right onto Tooley Pond Road. Turn right onto River Road. Park at the bridge over the second Creek.


Put In:

Return to 3. Cross over onto Riverside Road and park near the dam.

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Moose River Video

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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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1198402 10/15/10 Matt Muir Changed title for ordering.
1205570 12/10/15 Alex Barham
1206009 04/03/16 Alex Barham Added local info
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