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Difficulty II-III
Length 1 Miles
Flow Range 3.00 - 7.50 FT
Flow Rate as of: 1 hour ago 1.43 [FT]
Reach Info Last Updated 04/12/2016 2:34 pm

River Description

This section of the Schroon river is about one mile long at best. Most of the shoreline is privately owned so you will have to be careful about tresspassing. The only public access for a putin is above the bridge in the center of town on river right. However, when putting in here you will immediately face running a broken down dam. There is only one passible channel over a four foot drop which is on river left center. It would be wise to scout this drop from the road on river left before deciding as a wrong choice could result in ending up in a strainer or getting pinned. If it is too low to run you may face some pinning possibilities. However, in higher water is is a rather straight run. Once over the dam the remaining mile is pretty continuous class 3 whitewater with the take out above the next bridge on river right in a very small park. As you get closer to the end the rapids grow larger and you should move to river left as there is a strainer on river right which the current tends to flow through. In any case, the river left side is the most fun with the biggest waves.



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



South-Eastern Adirondack Area Reaches

Batten Kill                                          Beecher Creek                                         County Line Brook

Dunning Creek                                  East Stony Creek                                  Elbow Creek

Georgia Brook                                   Glen Creek                                             Holmes Lake Outlet

Hudson (3. Riparius to the Glen)       Hudson (4.)                                              Hudson (5.)

Hudson (6.)                                       Jimmy Creek                                             Mill Creek (Hudson trib.)

North Creek                                       Pike Brook                                                Piseco Outlet

Roaring Branch                                  Sacandaga (1.)                                        Sacandaga (2.)

Sacandaga, E. Branch (1.)                Sacandaga, E. Branch (2.)                       Sacandaga, E. Branch (3.)

Sacandaga, Middle Branch               Sacandaga, W. Branch (Upper)                Sacandaga, W. Branch (Lower) 

Sand Creek                                       Schroon (Starbuckville to Riverbank)         Schroon (Warrensburg to Thurman Station)

Stony Creek (1.)                                 Stony Creek (2.)                                    Tenant Creek

Wolf Creek


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Rapid Descriptions


Gage Descriptions

This gauge is about 7 miles upstream of the paddling area but should be accurate

Directions Description

We have no additional detail on this route. Use the map below to calculate how to arrive to the main town from your zipcode.

Date Flow Result Factor  
2014-07-07 n/a Near Miss/Rescue Inexperience Read More



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