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Paine Falls - Leroy, Ohio
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug
N 41° 43.011 W 081° 08.614
17T E 488057 N 4618349
Quick Description: This 25 foot falls is located in a Lake Metroparks facility in Lake County Ohio.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 10/20/2009 10:24:56 AM
Waymark Code: WM7FVC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 19

Long Description:
Once known as Baker's Falls these falls were renamed Paine Falls in 1974 with the development of this park. The area was originally settled in the early 1800's and was then known as Paine's Hollow. No traces remain of the sawmill, iron forge and furnace, tannery, shoemaker and wagon maker who settled in the area.

Today these falls can be found in a 377 acre park that is managed by Lake County. There is a trail with steps leading from the parking area to a viewing spot for the falls. Most of the former foot paths that allowed closer access to the falls have been removed and signs posted prohibiting entering the areas. The park is open from sunrise to sunset.
Type: Slide

Parking Coordinates: N 41° 43.077 W 081° 08.616

Watercourse: Paine Creek

Waterfall Height: 25

Seasonality: Perennial

Seasons of Best Flow: From: 3/1/2009 To: 4/30/2009

Viewpoint: Top

Path Up and Down: None

Walk Behind: Not at all

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