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Difficulty III-IV
Length 1.2 Miles
Flow Range 800 - 3600 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 1 hour ago 197 [CFS] ℹ️
Reach Info Last Updated 04/03/2016 10:13 pm

River Description

This short section can be combined with the Rainbow Falls section. From the Rainbow Falls putin (which is the takeout for this reach), drive up Bryant Bridge Road about 0.8 miles. Take a right onto an old road, which is best driven with 4WD and good clearance. The putin (which is the takeout for Section 1) is a bridge where the road approaches the river.

Other rivers in the area: Middle Branch of the Oswegatchie Sections #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

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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1206013 04/03/16 Alex Barham Added local info