Lawrence Brook - Doane Falls

Lawrence Brook, Massachusetts, US


Doane Falls

Usual Difficulty V+ (for normal flows)
Length 0.25 Miles
Avg. Gradient 600 fpm

First drop on Doane's Falls

First drop on Doane's Falls
Photo by Erik Eckilson taken 04/04/07

River Description

The access points are owned by The Trustees of Reservations, and they've posted the land due to a number of fatalities among swimmers. The sign by the entrance prohibits many activities, but does not specifically mention boating; this is probably an oversight.

Access to the river is fenced off; they don't want anyone getting close enough to scout it. If they had any idea the creek was navigable they certainly wouldn't want you running it either.

Please respect their wishes. Nobody wants to create ill will over one park-n-huck.

Although there is no correlation currently, there is a guage nearby. If you catch this section please leave a comment with the gauge reading.

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2018-06-12 19:45:02


Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments

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December 4 2006 (4361 days ago)
Owen CallahanDetails
Last time I ran, err, checked on these four sweet runnable drops, the signs said "No Swimming..."

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