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Copper rock falls, Tooley pond road

Posted by Bill Hill,
North Country explorer from Edwards NY
January 15, 2017

The trailhead for copper rock falls, is 8.9 miles from the DeGrasse end of the Tooley pond road, and is the only one on the left side of the road. It's just a short hike back to the river, and the trail is well marked. It's a lazy series of falls, and was running quite high when we were there, due to heavy rains this past week, and probably some ice jams downstream from use. The name comes from the copper colored spots on the rocks here, most likely from rusted iron ore content. I understand that there are more falls & rapids (Brumagin & Long Rapids), and the trail went past where we turned around. This is a hike for another day, possibly an October one when the leaves are changing.