Cedar River
Marshy End of Cedar River Flow.jpg
Cedar River from the Wakley Mountain Fire Tower
Cedar River (New York) is located in New York Adirondack Park
Cedar River (New York)
Location of the mouth of the Cedar River
Cedar River (New York) is located in the United States
Cedar River (New York)
Cedar River (New York) (the United States)
Location
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
RegionAdirondacks
CountiesHamilton, Essex
TownsArietta, Lake Pleasant, Indian Lake, Minerva, Newcomb
Physical characteristics
SourceCedar Lake
 ⁃ locationTown of Arietta
 ⁃ coordinates43°37′40″N 74°32′18″W / 43.6278447°N 74.5382126°W / 43.6278447; -74.5382126[1]
 ⁃ elevation2,441 ft (744 m)[2]
MouthHudson River
 ⁃ location
NE of Indian Lake (hamlet)
 ⁃ coordinates
43°51′12″N 74°11′19″W / 43.8533972°N 74.1884813°W / 43.8533972; -74.1884813Coordinates: 43°51′12″N 74°11′19″W / 43.8533972°N 74.1884813°W / 43.8533972; -74.1884813[1]
 ⁃ elevation
1,463[3] ft (446 m)
Length38.5 mi (62.0 km)

The Cedar River is a 38.5-mile-long (62.0 km)[4] river in the central Adirondacks, in Hamilton County, New York. It rises at the outlet of Cedar Lake in the Town of Arietta and flows northeast into the Town of Lake Pleasant, where it passes through the Cedar River Flow. Continuing northeast and east, it passes through the Town of Indian Lake and remote corners of the Towns of Minerva and Newcomb to join the Hudson River northeast of the hamlet of Indian Lake. The Northville-Placid Trail goes past the Cedar Lakes and along the Cedar River to the flow.

Cedar River Flow

Cedar River Flow in the fall

The Cedar River Flow, located on the river, is a remote 640-acre (2.6 km2) shallow lake, created by the Wakely Dam. The Flow is located 14 miles (23 km) from Indian Lake, New York.

Islands

References

  1. ^ a b "Cedar River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2019-06-05.
  2. ^ "Cedar Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2019-06-05.
  3. ^ "Cedar river". usgs.gov. usgs. 1998. Retrieved 12 May 2017. data
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map Archived 2012-04-05 at WebCite, accessed October 3, 2011
  • Hayes, John and Wilson, Alex, Quiet Water Canoe Guide, New York, Appalachian Mountain Club: Boston, 1996. ISBN 1-878239-51-1