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Lower Oswegatchie River – Parcel 5

Property Details

Location: St. Lawrence County, NY
Price: $600,000
Acres: 322
Type: Multiple Uses


For sale are six individually offered, incredible riverfront parcels along the beautiful West Branch of the Oswegatchie River. The parcel’s river frontage provides an entire suite of river attributes – frothy, cascading falls, plunging pools, shimmering ripples, high granite outcroppings, placid flat water – there’s a little bit of everything along this stunning river frontage.

Each parcel also offers various private building sites along the river with no nearby roads, houses, or noise.


The parcels are located in the towns of Fowler, Pitcairn and Edwards, St. Lawrence County, New York. This location is at the foothills of the northwestern Adirondacks along the West Branch of the Oswegatchie River. The West Branch is a major tributary of the Oswegatchie, which flows into the main branch near the hamlet of Talcville. The nearby village of Harrisville (population 670) is a rural community along the Oswegatchie River with a full suite of amenities.

St. Lawrence County is the largest in New York State and is home to the St. Lawrence International Seaway, connecting the Great Lakes with the Atlantic. Gouverneur (population 3,949) is an 11-mile drive to the northwest along the Route 58 corridor, while Canton is a 45-minute drive to the north. Syracuse and Rochester/Albany lie within a two and three-hour drive.


The land has +/-0.8 miles of frontage along Stone Road, a seasonally maintained, graveled town road. However, year-round town road maintenance runs up to the northern road frontage. Electric power appears to be available along the entire road frontage. An internal access road runs +/-0.8 miles in a northeast direction to an existing camp near Falls #3.

Site Description

There are 0.7 miles of quality shoreline frontage along the river, with two notable areas of falls and rapids (Falls #2 & #3). The camp sits near Falls #3 along the river on level, dry terrain. Nearby is a peninsula whose point overlooks the rapids and Falls #3. Most of the land is level and sandy, with one narrow, long wetland in the northwest area.

Parcel Map

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