Taylorville – Powerline Boof Rapids

Taylorville – Powerline Boof Rapids

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Location: Croghan Twn
First Visit: 9/7/2015
Region: Northern
County: Lewis
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Gps of Falls: N43.92592 W75.31846
Gps of Parking: N43.92755 W75.32154
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Landmark: Power Plant
Stream/River/Watershed: Beaver River
Height of Falls/Type: 8 ft, Class IV Rapids Slide on left 8 ft Drop on right
Elevation: 975 ft
Level of Difficulty/Hiking Distance: Moderate .4 mile round trip from power plant
Wikiloc: http://www.wikiloc.com/wikiloc/view.do?id=10728711
Whitewater Rte/Canoe Rte Map: http://www.americanwhitewater.org/content/River/detail/id/2612/
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My Resource: Eastern New York All Outdoors Atlas and Field Guide Publication 2008 pg 106 B3
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Nearest Intersection: Taylorville Rd and Double Eddy Rd
Directions: From the intersection of Hwy 126 and Hwy 812 in Croghan, take Hwy 812 north for .7 miles. (At .4 miles is Croghan Island Falls) Turn Right onto Belfort Rd and drive for 3.6 miles. (Take note at .6 miles you will see High Falls Rd on your left and this leads to High Falls Dam.) (Take note that at about 3.2 miles Belfort road veers left. Also here is Belfort Falls and Dam). Turn right onto Long Pond Rd and drive another .1 mile to Taylorville Rd which bears right. Continue on Taylorville Rd for .5 miles. (Note: just before you reach the end you will see a dirt road off to your left. This is Double Eddy Rd and if you continue another .5 miles to the end, it will lead you to the other falls in this area.
Comments/Notes: From the parking area, walk straight towards the river thru a small gate. At the gate turn left and walk along the pipe line for less the .1 mile. You will see a path to your right that leads down to the river.

Taylorville Powerline Boof IV Rapids 9-7-2015

Taylorville, Powerline Boof IV Rapids, 9-7-2015
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Taylorville Between Take Out and Powerline 9-7-2015

Taylorville Between Take Out and Powerline 9-7-2015
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Taylorville Looking Down at Take Out 9-7-2015

Taylorville Looking Down at Take Out 9-7-2015
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Taylorville Lower Trail (2) 9-7-2015

Taylorville Lower Trail (2) 9-7-2015
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I have recorded the tracks for the upper waterfalls and trail only and can be viewed and downloaded, click on the following link.
Wikiloc Taylorville Whitewater Section

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