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Difficulty IV-V
Length 8.5 Miles
Flow Range 4.50 - 7.00 FT
Flow Rate as of: 2 hours ago 2.76 [FT] ℹ️
Reach Info Last Updated 12/10/2015 8:18 pm

River Description

Fed by 2 lakes, this reach takes longer to run and runs longer than everything else in the area.

Starting on the Bog River with 4 miles of flatwater ending with a dam, the run gets tight quickly. There are a number of Class 4 ledges, more flatwater and then a series of Class 4+ to Class 5 drops. From here it will be pretty flat until the finale at Bog River Falls which dumps into Tupper Lake at the takeout.


See the New York Exposed Volume 1  for the full description.


Rapid Descriptions


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Tyler Merriam
1 year ago

Put in is incorrect, should be listed either on the southern side of Round Lake or the actual outlet on the north end of Round Lake. You can paddle across the lake once the ice is out, or hike in on a snowy/muddy dirt road to get to the headwaters.

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Directions Description

Find Route 421. It is between the towns of Tupper lake and Long Lake and splinters off Route 30.

Take 421 west towards Horseshoe Lake. The road will make a 90* turn left and then go over a bridge. This is your Takeout

Continue up 421. It will snake around the South shore of Horseshoe Lake. As it begins to turn right (North) there will be a turn on your left.  Turn left onto Circle Road. Put in where it ends at the bridge.

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Moose River Video

Mark Singleton

2010 marked the 25th anniversary of protecting the Black and Moose rivers!  View an online video documentary on the Moose River and the early role that American Whitewater played in protecting this amazing river.


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