Mad River Section Above Upper Falls

Waterfall Name: Mad River Section Above Upper Falls
Aka: ————-
Location: Redfield Twn

First Visit: 10-24-2007

State: New York State
Region: Central Region
County: Oswego County
Park Area: Battle Hill State Forest

NYS Tourism Region: Thousand Island-Seaway
NYDEC Region: Central New York

Waterfall Challenge:————-

Waterfall Location: N43.60295 W75.81769
Parking: N43.59838 W75.81871
Trailhead: ————-
Trail Name, Reference to: Public Fishing Rights Maps Mad River and Tributaries

Stream, River: Mad River
Height, Type: Various
Elevation: 1250ft
Level of Difficulty, Hiking Distance: Easy to Moderate .4 miles upstream from the bridge Public Fishing Access

Whitewater Rte, Canoe Rte Map: ————-
Maps: Western New York all outdoors Atlas & Field Guide Publication 2008 Pg 156 C2

My Resource: Friends
Book Resource: ————-
Brochures, Travel Guides, Visitor Guides: ————-
Trail_URL: Battle Hill State Forest Map
Additional Information: History of State Forests in Region 7

Photos, Information Contributed to other Websites: Dig the Falls, Northern New York Waterfalls

Landmark: Iron Bridge “Leo F. Nemier Mad River Bridge”
Nearest Intersection: Otto Mills Rd and Route 17
Directions: From I-81 S, in Pulaski, Take exit 37 to the right towards Sandy Creek/Lacona and drive for .2 miles. Turn left onto Salisbury St and drive for .8 miles. Turn right onto Ridge Rd and drive for .3 miles. Turn left onto Smartville Rd and drive for 8.6 miles. Turn right onto Cr-17 and drive for 5.0 miles. Turn left onto Otto Mills Drive and drive for 1.5 miles. There is room for a few cars to park on the left without blocking access to camp owners.

Comments, Notes: To see the upper sections, as you head towards the river take a left on a small foot path, and follow that all the way. The path does end in the backyard of a camp. It is a short scramble down to the rivers edge and walk the creek the rest of the way up.