Powder Mill Creek - above Powderhorn Falls to Cty.513 (2 miles)


Powder Mill Creek, Michigan, US

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above Powderhorn Falls to Cty.513 (2 miles)

Usual Difficulty II-IV+ (for normal flows)
Length 2 Miles
Avg. Gradient 110 fpm
Max Gradient 162 fpm


River Description

Powderhorn Falls may be seen by driving north on Powderhorn Rd from Hwy 2. After about 1.7 miles, look for a small path leading into the woods to your right. It's a short walk to the falls, which is a 15'-18' vertical with a tricky approach.

There are shots of gradient up and downstream of the falls though the falls is the prime reason for a run here. Very pretty even if you don't intend to run.

Put-in may be from several locations, either by carrying in to just above the falls, from side streets about a half mile north of Hwy 2 (stats based on this option), or from Hwy 2 itself.
StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2002-10-17 22:37:13

Rapid Summary

Mile Rapid Name Class Features (Legend)
0.0USGS sampling siteN/A

Rapid Descriptions

USGS sampling site (Class N/A)

USGS lists a sampling site (from '70 & '76) with drainage area of 16.8 square miles at the mouth (confluence with Black River).




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