N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 15-2713
Initial designations


The following rivers which are located within the boundaries of the Adirondack park, as now defined by law, are to be initially included in this system being classified by the above-stated criteria:

1.

Wild rivers a. Cedar river--Approximately seven miles from the southwest boundary of lot 82, township 17, Totten and Crossfield’s Purchase to the Hamilton county line.

b.

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.

c.

Hudson river--Approximately ten and one-half miles from the confluence of the Cedar river to the confluence with Boreas river.

d.

Indian river--Approximately thirteen miles from Brook Trout lake to the confluence with the south branch of the Moose river.

e.

Opalescent river--Approximately eleven miles from Flowed Lands to the confluence with the Hudson river.

f.

East branch of the Sacandaga river--Approximately eleven and one-half miles from Botheration pond to a point one-half mile above the confluence with Cook brook.

g.

West branch of the Sacandaga river--Approximately seven miles from the confluence of the Piseco lake outlet to the confluence with Dugway creek.

h.

West Canada creek--Approximately eight miles from Mud lake to the Old Mitchell dam site.

2.

Scenic rivers a. Ampersand brook--Approximately eight miles from Ampersand pond to the confluence with the Raquette river.

b.

Ausable river--Approximately nine miles from Marcy swamp to St. Hubert’s.

c.

Boreas river--Approximately eleven and one-half miles from Cheney pond to the confluence with the Hudson river.

d.

Bouquet river--Approximately six miles of the North Fork from the headwaters on Dial mountain to the bridge on route 73. Approximately five and one-half miles of the South Fork from the headwaters to the bridge on route 73.

e.

Cedar river--Approximately five miles from the Hamilton County line to the confluence with the Hudson river.

f.

Hudson river--Approximately nine miles from the hamlet of Newcomb to the confluence with the Cedar river and approximately four miles from the confluence with the Boreas river to a point one mile north of the hamlet of North river.

g.

South branch of the Moose river--Approximately eighteen miles from the east boundary of the state land immediately west of Little Moose lake to the west boundary of state land near Rock Dam and approximately six and one-half miles from the east boundary of state land just north of Woodhull mountain downstream to the state land boundary near the confluence with the middle branch of the Moose river.

3.

Recreational rivers a. West branch of Ausable river--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.

Source: Section 15-2713 — Initial designations, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/15-2713 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 22, 2024).

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