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Raquette River Impoundments

St. Lawrence County, NY


The Raquette River Impoundments is eight reservoirs on the Raquette River created by hydroelectric dams.

Carry Falls, Stark Falls, Blake Falls, Rainbow Falls, Five Falls, South Colton, Highley Flow, and Colton Flow are the reservoirs that make up the impoundments. 

The most popular species in the waters are smallmouth bass, walleye, yellow perch, and northern pike. Carry Falls and Stark Falls will also hold tiger muskie

The largest reservoir is Carry Falls and covers 3,170 acres in a wilderness setting. The bodies of water are located in St. Lawrence County, with the miost northern  point being in the Colton, NY. 

Every reservoir has public access and each one has a boat launch. Some of the reservoirs has a camground on the waterfront also.

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