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Wild, Scenic and Recreational Rivers

Wild Rivers

  1. Cedar River: (a) Approximately seven miles from the southwest boundary of lot 82, Township 17, Totten and Crossfield's Purchase to the Hamilton County line; and
    (b) Approximately seven and three-tenths miles from the outlet of Cedar Lakes to a point where a road crosses the river approximately one and one-half miles upstream of Cedar River flow.
  2. Cold River: Approximately fourteen miles from the Duck Hole to the confluence with the Raquette River and the entire three-mile length of Ouluska Pass Brook.
  3. Hudson River: Approximately ten and one-half miles from the confluence of the Cedar River to the confluence with the Boreas River.
  4. Indian River: Approximately thirteen miles from Brook Trout lake to the confluence with the South Branch of the Moose River.
  5. Kunjamuk River: Approximately eight miles from the outlet of South Pond to a fish barrier dam near the southwest boundary of Lot 9, Township 31, Gorton Tract.
  6. Opalescent River: Approximately eleven miles from Flowed Lands to the confluence with the Hudson River.
  7. Oswegatchie River, Main Branch: Approximately eighteen and one-half miles from the Partlow Mill Dam to the southernmost boundary between private and state land at Inlet.
  8. Oswegatchie River, Middle Branch: Approximately fourteen and one-half miles from the north boundary of Lot 27, Watson's East Triangle to a point one mile downstream of the confluence with Wolf Creek.
  9. Piseco Outlet: Approximately four and one fifth miles from a point one-half mile east of the Route 10 bridge crossing to the confluence with the West Branch of the Sacandaga River.
  10. Sacandaga River, East Branch: Approximately eleven and one-half miles from Botheration Pond to a point one-half mile above the confluence with Cook Brook.
  11. Sacandaga River, West Branch: (a) Approximately seven miles from the confluence of the Piseco Lake outlet to the confluence with Dugway Creek;
    (b) Approximately nine miles from the source near Silver Lake Mountain to the Silver Lake wilderness boundary near Route 10; and
    (c) Approximately two and seven-tenths miles from the confluence with Cow Creek to the confluence with Piseco outlet.
  12. West Canada Creek: Approximately eight miles from Mud Lake to the Old Mitchell dam site.
  13. West Canada Creek, South Branch: Approximately five and nine-tenths miles from the headwaters near T-Lake Falls to a footbridge crossing located approximately one mile upstream of the Floe.

Scenic Rivers

  1. Ampersand Brook: Approximately eight miles from Ampersand Pond to the confluence with the Raquette River.
  2. Ausable River: Approximately nine miles from Marcy swamp to St. Hubert's.
  3. Black River: Approximately seven and eight-tenths miles from the point where Farr Road crosses the river to the point where the river intersects the Adirondack Park boundary.
  4. Blue Mountain Stream: Approximately nine miles from the outlet of Clear Pond to the confluence with Pleasant Lake stream.
  5. Bog River: Approximately seven and three-tenths miles from the dam below Hitchens Pond to Big Tupper Lake.
  6. Boreas River: Approximately eleven and one-half miles from Cheney Pond to the confluence with the Hudson River.
  7. Bouquet River: (a) Approximately six miles of the North Fork from the headwaters on Dial Mountain to the bridge on Route 73; and
    (b) Approximately five and one-half miles of the South Fork from the headwaters to the bridge on Route 73.
  8. Carmens River: (a) Approximately two and one-quarter miles from its headwaters at the north boundary of Cathedral Pines Park (formerly Camp Wilderness), Suffolk County, southerly to its intersection with the southern boundary of Camp Sobaco (Girl Scout Camp);
    (b) Approximately two and one-half miles from Yaphank Avenue, Suffolk County, southerly to the Concrete Wing Dam in Southhaven Park; and
    (c) Approximately two and one-half miles from the south side of Sunrise Highway, Suffolk County, southerly to the mouth of the river (a line between Long Point and Sandy Point) at its confluence with Great South Bay.
  9. Cedar River: (a) Approximately five miles from the Hamilton County line to the confluence with the Hudson River; and
    (b) Approximately ten miles from a point where a road crosses the river one and one-half miles pstream of Cedar River flow to a point where a southerly extension of the northeast state land boundary of Lot 96, Township 33, Totten and Crossfield's Purchase, would intersect the river.
  10. Deer River: Approximately six and two-tenths miles from the outlet of Deer River flow to a point where the river intersects the Adirondack Park boundary.
  11. East Canada Creek: Approximately twenty and nine-tenths miles from Powley Place to a point at which the creek intersects the Adirondack Park boundary near Sprite Creek at the southwest corner of Lot 45, Town of Oppenheim, Lott and Low's Patent.
  12. Genesee River: Within Letchworth State Park.
  13. Grasse River, Middle Branch: Approximately fourteen and one-half miles from the confluence of Blue Mountain stream and Pleasant Lake stream to the confluence of the South Branch of the Grasse River.
  14. Grasse River, North Branch: Approximately twentyfive and four-tenths miles from the outlet of Church Pond to a point where the North Branch intersects the Adirondack Park boundary.
  15. Grasse River, South Branch: (a) Approximately thirtyfive and two-tenths miles from the outlet of Center Pond to the confluence with the outlet of Allen Pond; and
    (b) Approximately three and seven-tenths miles from the most southerly point where the South Branch of the Grasse River intersects the Adirondack Park boundary, north to the confluence with the Middle Branch of the Grasse River.
  16. Hudson River: (a) Approximately nine miles from the hamlet of Newcomb to the confluence with the Cedar River; and
    (b) Approximately four miles from the confluence with the Boreas River to a point one mile north of the hamlet of North River.
  17. Independence River: Approximately twentysix miles from the outlet of Little Independence Pond to the point where the Sperryville Bridge crosses the river.
  18. Jordan River: Approximately eighteen miles from the outlet of Marsh Pond to Carry Falls Reservoir.
  19. Kuniamuk River: Approximately ten and four-tenths miles from a fish barrier dam near the southwest boundary of Lot 9, Township 31, Gorton Tract, to the confluence with the Sacandaga River.
  20. Lonq Pond Outlet: Approximately sixteen miles from the outlet of Long Pond to the confluence with the West Branch of the St. Regis River.
  21. Marion River: Approximately five miles from the outlet of Utowana lake to Raquatte Lake.
  22. Moose River, Main Branch: Approximately fifteen and four-fifths miles from the confluence of the South and Middle Branches of the Moose River to a point where the Main Branch intersects the Adirondack Park boundary.
  23. Moose River, North Branch: Approximately six miles from the outlet of Big Moose Lake to the confluence with the outlet of Goose Pond.
  24. Moose River, South Branch: (a) Approximately eighteen miles from the east boundary of the state land immediately west of Little Moose Lake to the west boundary of the state land near Rock Dam;
    (b) Approximately six and one-half miles from the east boundary of the state land just north of Woodhull Mountain downstream to the state land boundary near the confluence with the middle branch of the Moose River; and
    (c) Approximately fourteen and two-fifths miles from the west boundary of state land near Rock Dam to the east boundary of state land north of Woodhull Mountain.
  25. Nissequoque River: Approximately one and four-tenths miles from the dam at the outlet of New Mill Pond to the pedestrian bridge south of Route 25/25A including its tributaries and ponds identified as P288 Phillips Millpond, P289 Willow Pond, P290 Upper Vail Pond, P291 Webster Pond, and P291a Lower Vail Pond (on a certain map titled "Official Classifications - Surface Waters of Western Suffolk County," published by the Water Resources Council and prepared by the New York Department of Health) in Suffolk County.
  26. Osweqatchie River, Middle Branch: (a) Approximately nine miles from the outlet of Walker Lake to the north boundary of Lot 27, Watson's East Triangle; and
    (b) Approximately fourteen and two-fifths miles from a point one mile downstream of the confluence with Wolf Creek to a point where the Middle Branch intersects the Adirondack Park boundary at the southeast boundary of Lot 993, Township of Diana, Macomb's Purchase, Great Tract 4.
  27. Osweqatchie River, West Branch: Approximately seven miles from the outlet of Buck Pond to a point approximately one mile upstream of Round Pond at the point where a foot and snowmobile bridge crosses the West Branch.
  28. Otter Brook: Approximately ten miles from the outlet of Lost Pond to the confluence with the South Branch of the Moose River.
  29. Peconic River: (a) Approximately ten and one-half miles from the western boundary of the Red Maple swamp to the Long Island railroad bridge between Connecticut and Edwards Avenue; and
    (b) Approximately three miles from Middle Country Road (State Route 25) to the confluence with the previously described segment of the Peconic including tributaries T112-5, T112-6 and T112-7.
  30. Raquette River: (a) Approximately twenty miles from the outlet of Long Lake to the confluence with a small stream from the northeast, located approximately one mile downstream from Trombley Landing; and
    (b) Approximately thirteen and eight-tenths miles from the confluence with Dead Creek to a point where the river intersects the north boundary of Lot 1, Township 5, Tannery Lot near Carry Falls Reservoir.
  31. Red River: Approximately nine and seven-tenths miles from the headwaters of the river to the confluence with the South Branch of the Moose River.
  32. Rock River: Approximately six and nine-tenths miles from the O'Neil flow road crossing to the confluence with the Cedar River.
  33. Round Lake Outlet: Approximately two and seven-tenths miles from the outlet of Round Lake to the confluence with the Bog River.
  34. St. Reqis River, East Branch: Approximately fourteen and one-half miles from a point where Route 30 crosses the East Branch near Meacham Lake, to a point one-half mile upstream from Everton Falls.
  35. St. Reqis River, Main Branch: Approximately fifteen and five-tenths miles from a point where a private road to Bay Pond crosses the Main Branch in Lot 16, Township 17, Macomb's Purchase, Great Tract 1, to the confluence with Balsam Brook.
  36. St, Reqis River, West Branch: Approximately thirtyfive miles from the outlet of Little Fish Pond to a point one-half mile downstream from the confluence with Fenner Meadow Brook.
  37. West Canada Creek: Approximately seventeen miles from a point where the creek intersects that state land boundary approximately two miles upstream of the Old Mitchell Dam site, to the Route 8 bridge crossing near Nobleboro.
  38. West Stoney Creek: Approximately seven and seven-tenths miles from the Tannery Road crossing to the confluence with Hatch Brook.

Receational Rivers

  1. Ausable River, East Branch: Approximately twenty-eight and three-tenths miles from St. Huberts to the confluence with the West Branch.
  2. Ausable River, Main Branch: Approximately twenty-two miles from the confluence of the East and West Branches of the Ausable River to Lake Champlain.
  3. Ausable River, West Branch: (a) Approximately five miles from the state boundary along the River Road east of Big Cherry Patch Pond downstream to the state boundary immediately west of High Falls; and
    (b) Approximately twenty-nine and one-half miles from the headwaters of the West Branch near Heart Lake to the confluence with the East Branch.
  4. Black River: Approximately six and three-fifths miles from the outlet of North Lake to a point where Farr Road crosses the river.
  5. Bouquet River: Approximately forty-seven and seven-tenths miles from the confluence with the North Fork of the Bouquet River to Lake Champlain.
  6. Carmens River: (a) Approximately two miles from its intersection with the southern boundary of Camp Sobaco (Girl Scout Camp), southerly to Yaphank Avenue, Suffolk County; and
    (b) Approximately one mile southerly from the Concrete Wing Dam in Southhaven Park, Suffolk County, to Sunrise highway.
  7. Cedar River: Approximately eleven miles from a point at which a southerly extension of the northeast state land boundary parallel to the southwest boundary of Lot 96, Township 33, Totten and Crossfield's Purchase would intersect the river to the southwest boundary of Lot 82, Township 17, Totten and Crossfield's Purchase.
  8. Connetquot River: Approximately five and three-fourths miles from Johnson Avenue, Suffolk County, south to the Sunrise highway.
  9. Fall Creek: Approximately 1.8 miles from the southern boundary of Cayuga Lake to the west face of the foot bridge running across Fall Creek, which foot bridge is located between Thurston Avenue on the west and Beebe Lake on the east (in the City of Ithaca, Tompkins County).
  10. Grasse River, South Branch: Approximately five and one-fifth miles from the confluence with the outlet of Allen Pond to the most southerly point where the South Branch intersects the Adirondack Park boundary.
  11. Hudson River: (a) Approximately twelve and seven-tenths miles from the confluence with the Opalescent River to a point where Route 28N crosses the Hudson Riverat Newcomb;
    (b) Approximately forty-five and nine-tenths miles from a point one mile north of North River to the confluence with the Sacandaga River.
  12. Independence River: Approximately one-half mile from a point where the Sperryville bridge crosses the river to a point where the river intersects the Adirondack Park boundary.
  13. Indian River: Approximately eight and three-tenths miles from the outlet of Indian Lake to the confluence with the Hudson River.
  14. Moose River, Middle Branch: Approximately thirteen and four-tenths miles from the confluence with the North Branch of the Moose River to the confluence with the South Branch of the Moose River.
  15. Moose River, North Branch: Approximately thirteen miles from the confluence with the outlet of Goose Pond to the confluence with the Middle Branch of the Moose River.
  16. Nissequogue River: (a) Approximately one and four-tenths miles from State Route 347 to the dam at the outlet of New Mill Pond including its tributaries identified as P292-1 to Brooksite Drive and two unnamed tributaries P292-2 and P292-3; and
    (b) Approximately five miles from the pedestrian walkway and dam at the outlet of Phillips Millpond to its confluence with Long Island Sound including its tributaries and ponds connected therewith [specifically described as T-62 on a certain map entitled "Official Classifications - Surface Waters of Western Suffolk County," prepared by the New York State Department of Health and published by the Water Resources Council].
  17. Oswegatchie River, Main Branch: Approximately two and three-tenths miles from the southernmost boundary between private and state land at Inlet to Wanakena.
  18. Oswegatchie River, West Branch: Approximately six and one-tenth miles from a point approximately one mile upstream of Round Pond at the point where a foot and snowmobile bridge crosses the West Branch to a point where the river intersects the Adirondack Park boundary.
  19. Peconic River: (a) Approximately five and one-half miles from the Long Island railroad bridge between Connecticut and Edwards Avenue to Grangabel Park dam in Riverhead;
    (b) Approximately two miles of the Little River (tributary Tl12-2) from and including Wildwood Lake to its confluence with the Peconic River.
  20. Ramapo River: Approximately three and one-half miles from the Orange County line to the site of an abandoned power dam in the hamlet of Ramapo.
  21. Raquette River: (a) Approximately twenty-two miles from the outlet of Raquette Lake to the outlet of Long Lake; and
    (b) Approximately seventeen miles from the confluence of the Raquette River and a small stream from the northeast, at a point approximately one mile downstream from Trombley Landing to the confluence with Dead Creek.
  22. Rock River: Approximately one and one-fifth miles from the outlet of Lake Durant to the O'Neil flow road crossing.
  23. St. Regis River, East Branch: Approximately six and one-tenth miles from a point one-half mile upstream of Everton Falls to the confluence with the Main Branch of the St. Regis River.
  24. St. Regis River, Main Branch: (a) Approximately seven miles from the St. Regis Church to a point where a private road to Bay Pond crosses the Main Branch in Lot 16, Township 17, Macomb's Purchase, Great Tract 1; and
    (b) Approximately eighteen miles from the confluence with Balsam Brook to a point at which the river intersects the Adirondack Park boundary.
  25. St. Regis River, West Branch: Approximately five and one-half miles from a point one-half mile downstream of the confluence with Fenner Meadow Brook to a point where the West Branch intersects the Adirondack Park boundary.
  26. Sacandaga River, East Branch: Approximately fourteen miles from a point approximately one-half mile above Cook Brook to the confluence with the Main Branch of the Sacandaga River.
  27. Sacandaga River, Main Branch: Approximately thirty-one miles from the outlet of Lake Pleasant to the inlet of Great Sacandaga Lake.
  28. Sacandaga River, West Branch: (a) Approximately ten and three-fifths miles from the Silver Lake wilderness boundary near the most upstream Route 10 bridge crossing to the confluence with Cow Creek; and
    (b) Approximately seven and two-tenths miles from the confluence of Dugway Creek to the confluence with the Main Branch of the Sacandaga River.
  29. Salmon River: Approximately twelve and three-tenths miles from the outlet of Elbow Ponds to the point where the river intersects the Adirondack Park Boundary.
  30. Saranac River, Main Branch: Approximately sixty and two-fifths miles from the outlet of Upper Saranac Lake to the point where the river intersects the Adirondack Park boundary.
  31. Schroon River: Approximately sixty-six and seven-tenths miles from the outlet of the former Dead Water Pond to the confluence with the Hudson River.
  32. Shawangunk Kill River: From the border of Ulster and Orange Counties to its confluence with the Wallkill River.
  33. West Canada Creek: Approximately eleven miles from the Route 8 bridge crossing near Nobleboro to the Harvey Road bridge crossing.
  34. West Canada Creek, South Branch: Approximately nine and seven-tenths miles from the footbridge crossing one mile upstream of the Floe to the confluence with the Main Branch of the West Canada Creek.
  35. West Stony Creek: (a) Approximately six miles from the Persch Road crossing (to Tannery Road Crossing); and
    (b) Approximately two and seven-tenths miles from the confluence with Hatch Brook to the confluence with the Main Branch of the Sacandaga River.