Salmon (St. Lawrence trib.) - Chasm Falls

Salmon (St. Lawrence trib.), New York, US


Chasm Falls

Usual Difficulty V+ (for normal flows)
Length 5 Miles

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-04268800 400 - 1200 cfs V+ 01h42m 272 cfs (too low)

River Description

Video tour of the rapids below Chasm Falls.

Starts at Chasm Falls which is a huge, unrun drop. From here it is easy creeking through beautiful scenery. Be sure to watch the video and get out in time before the river-wide siphon.


Potsdam - Malone Area Reaches

Chateaugay                                                    Deer (Dickinson Center)

Deer (Dickinson Center to Lawrenceville)       Grass (1. Lampsons Falls to Downerville)

Grass (Sec. 3)                                                Grass (Sec. 4)

Jordan                                                             Little Trout

Marble                                                             Meacham Lake Outlet

Raquette Sec. 3) Hannawa Falls                    Raquette 2) Piercefield to Parmenter Site

Raquette Sec. 4) Stone Valley                        Salmon

Salmon (Chasm Falls)                                     St. Regis

St. Regis, E. Branch                                        St. Regis, Middle Branch (Sec. 1)

St. Regis, Middle Branch (Sec. 2)                   St. Regis, Middle Branch (Sec. 3)

St. Regis, Middle Branch (Sec. 4.)                  St. Regis, W. Branch (Sec. 1)

St. Regis, W. Branch (Sec. 2)                          St. Regis, W. Branch (Sec. 3)

Trout Brook


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StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2016-04-05 21:06:04

Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments

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March 20 2013 (1827 days ago)
Zachary ZwanenburgDetails
Check out my video guidebook to the Salmon River, Chasm Falls Section on YouTube and like it:

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