An aerial view of the Missisquoi River delta (Quebec Ministry of Environment photo).
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Boquet/AuSable Basin

Click here to view enlarged map as 460 KB PDF file. The Boquet/AuSable Basin includes the Boquet River, the North Branch of the Boquet, the East Branch, West Branch, Lower AuSable and Little AuSable Rivers, Lake Placid, the Salmon River, and the shoreline areas (from Splitrock Point north to South Plattsburgh) that drain directly into the Lake. The Boquet/AuSable Basin Map [460 KB] shows the landforms in this basin.

Location: New York

Area Drained: 636,516 acres (257,595 hectares)

Length of Main Stems:
Boquet River: 50 mi (80 km)
AuSable River: 20 mi (32 km)

Highest Elevation in Basin: 5,344 ft (1629 m) This is Mt. Marcy, the highest peak in New York!

Watershed and river groups in this Basin include the Boquet River Association and the AuSable River Association. For more information about activities near you, visit the watersheds links below.

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Lake Champlain Basin Program, 2004
Design: Nicole L. Ballinger (LCBP) | Maps: Northern Cartographic and LCBP