Lawrence Brook, Massachusetts, US
|Usual Difficulty||V+ (for normal flows)|
|Avg. Gradient||600 fpm|
Sorry, campers; this puppy appears to be off limits.
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
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.
[Warning: As of April 2007 there are several strainers in the falls positioned in the channel blocking the bottom of a couple of the drops. Examine these carefully before attempting any run.]