This is not on Seven Bridges Road (so doesn't really run counter to that name) but on East Skyline Parkway.
A USGS sampling site at this location lists drainage area of 16 square miles.
The Lester has 53 square miles at its sampling site downstream of the confluence with Amity, which makes it roughly 37 sq.mi. upstream of that confluence, or about 2.3 times as large a drainage as Amity.
You will spot a gazebo on the river-right shore and a pedestrian bridge over the creek which allows viewing of Gazebo Falls. While this is regularly and easily run, you should certainly have a look at it, either scouting on your shuttle up or getting out before running on your way down. (Hey, you'll want photos and/or video anyway!)
Historic flooding has changed the nature of streams in Duluth to Silver Cliff. Old lines and splish-splash water shouldn't be taken for granted your first time down since the flood.
Visual. If the rapids and falls at the take-out park or at the put-in look runnable, go for it. The season is very brief. Catching this little gem at a runnable level is not easy.
Lake Superior Streams Organization maintains a gauge for this stream. Click here to see it, then click on "html" to get the real-time data for the last week.
Permits are not required for this reach.
The street names listed below may be the proper technical names, but the route is more commonly referred to as "Seven Bridges Road".
Bottom View - Gazebo Falls
Side View - Gazebo Falls
Gazebo & Bridge
Lead-In (Under the Bridge)
Above Gazebo Falls
Gazebo Falls Lead-In
Upper (7th BR.)
Upper Amnity (7th Bridge)
MN, Amity River, Gazebo Falls
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