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Difficulty II-IV+
Length 16 Miles
Gauge WEST BRANCH OSWEGATCHIE RIVER NEAR HARRISVILLE NY
Flow Range 800 - 3600 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 49 minutes ago 989 [CFS] ℹ️
Reach Info Last Updated 04/03/2016 10:12 pm

River Description


According to the late Dennis Squires' book, this section has lots of flatwater, but incredible scenery; a nice, continuous 2-mile section of II-III; and some IV drops that border on V.

Other rivers in the area: Middle Branch of the Oswegatchie Sections #2, #3 and #4, West Branch of the Oswegatchie, East Branch of the Oswegatchie, Browns Bridge Section of the Oswegatchie and The Grass sections South Branch, Lampson Falls section, Middle Branch, to name a few.

Lat/longitude coords are approximate, from TopoZone.

 

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)   

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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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Tim Kelley

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Alex Barham

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Revision #Revision DateAuthorComment
1191164 11/02/01 Tim Kelley n/a
1206012 04/03/16 Alex Barham Added local info