Oak Orchard Falls

Waterfall Name: Oak Orchard Falls
Aka: Waterport Falls
Location: Carlton Twn

First Visit: 04-12-2014

State: New York State
Region: Western Region
County: Orleans County

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NYS Tourism Region: Niagara Frontier
NYDEC Region: Western Finger Lakes

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Waterfall Location: N43.32704 W78.23951
Parking: N43.32768 W78.23658
Trailhead: N43.327822 W78.236812
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Stream, River: Oak Orchard River
Height, Type: 40ft,Cascade
Elevation: 309 ft
Level of Difficulty, Hiking Distance: .6 Miles Roundtrip

Whitewater Rte, Canoe Rte Map: ————-
Maps: Western New York All-Outdoors Atlas & Field Guide, 2008,A4,pg141

My Resource: Western New York All-Outdoors Atlas & Field Guide, 2008,A4,pg141
Book Resource: 200 Waterfalls in Central and Western New York: A Finder’s Guide Paperback – June 5, 2018, by Rich and Sue Freeman,Waterfalls in Niagara, Erie, Orleans, Genesee & Wyoming Counties,pg42
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Photos, Information Contributed to other Websites: Dig the Falls

Landmark: Waterport Substation, Oak Orchard Creek Dam N43.32668 W78.24000, Oak Orchard Falls Lower N43.327314 W78.239570 308 ft, Oak Orchard Falls Upper N43.326903 W78.239878 325 ft
Nearest Intersection: Waterport Carlton Rd and Park Ave
Directions: From I-90 W in Batavia, Take exit 48 to the right onto Rt-98 towards Batavia and drive for .9 miles. Take the Rt-98 N ramp to the right towards Albion and drive for 17.2 miles. Bear left onto Gaines Rd and drive for 1.9 miles. Turn left onto Gaines Rd for 56 ft. Turn right onto Gaines Rd and drive for 2.3 miles. Keep right onto Park Ave and drive for .8 miles.

Comments, Notes: Very easy to find the area. There are signs everywhere. Dec parking area for fishing access to the oak orchard river. The parking area is on the left (west) side of the road, just past a power substation. There is also another area for viewing located on the Clarks Mill Road, northwest of the lake.