Scioto - O'Shaughnessy Dam

Scioto, Ohio, US


O'Shaughnessy Dam

Usual Difficulty IV (for normal flows)

boof at the zoo

boof at the zoo
Photo of Scott Abla by Scott Abla taken 11/15/05 @ high

River Description

This one is said to be pretty trashy. There's a high risk of doing damage to your boat, if not your bod.

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2009-04-15 22:59:02

Rapid Summary

Mile Rapid Name Class Features (Legend)
0.0Left Channel + Right ChannelN/A

Rapid Descriptions

Left Channel + Right Channel (Class N/A)

The following YouTube video does a fine job of showing the action (and the risk) here:

User Comments

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October 23 2009 (3377 days ago)
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The runnable sections are river left below the damn. There are two channels. The furthest left
channel has some boogie water then a stout undercut 4 ft ledge followed by a short pool ending in a
manky 10 footer with rocks on the right. The next channel over is where the sweet goods are with a
4-5 ft boof into a channelized shoot followed by boogie water turning into a 20 ft slide ending
with a meaty 10-12 footer. There is an underwater shelf and plenty of strainers so bring safety and
make sure you know where to go. I have footage of this on youtube under East Fork Scioto Waterfall
Descents. -Scott Abla