Stone Valley – Colton Lower Falls

Waterfall Name: Stone Valley – Colton Lower Falls
Aka: Island Falls, Da-falls, Left of Island, Particle Accelerator, Right of Island
Location: Colton Twn

First Visit: 05-23-2015

State: New York State
Region: Northern Region
County: St. Lawrence County

Park Area: Stone Valley Recreational Trail
NYS Tourism Region: Thousand Island-Seaway
NYDEC Region: Western Adirondacks/Eastern Lake Ontario

Waterfall Challenge: ————-

Waterfall Location: N44.557380 W74.938270
Parking: N44.555782 W74.938866
Trailhead: N44.555864 W74.938922
Trail Name, Reference to: The Stone Valley Trail

Stream, River: Raquette River
Height, Type: 60ft total,Ledges Slides,Class 5.0 Rapids
Elevation: 679 ft
Level of Difficulty, Hiking Distance: 3.2 miles 1-way either side of the river, 7.5 miles for the loop

Whitewater Rte, Canoe Rte Map:
Maps: ————-

My Resource: Eastern New York All Outdoors Atlas and Field Guide Publication 2008
Book Resource: Discover the Northwestern Adirondacks, Four-Season Guide to the Oswegatchie Wilderness, 3rd Edition 2007, Barbara McMartin & Bill Ingersoll pg 245 trail 148
Brochures, Travel Guides, Visitor Guides: ————-
Additional Information:
Photos, Information Contributed to other Websites: Dig the Falls

Landmark: ————-
Nearest Intersection: Riverside Dr and Spring St
Directions: From US 11 and Hwy 345 and Clarkson Ave in Potsdam, Get on Maple St and drive east for 23 ft. Turn right onto Clarkson Ave for 4.3 miles. Turn right onto Hwy 56 and drive for 4.7 miles. Turn left onto Main St and drive for .2 miles. Turn left onto Riverside Drive and drive for .2 miles. Which brings you to the parking area.

Comments, Notes: Informational plaques are located at various points on the trails. Riverside trails are indicated by blue tree markers, access trails by dark red, and county trails by yellow markers.

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