King Brook step pools

King Brook step pools
Place name or River name: 
Dubuque State Forest, Hawley
Watershed: 
Chickley River, into Deerfield Watershed
Latitude: 
42.559600
Longitude: 
-72.946800
Description/Comments: 

This reach is typical of high gradient, forested headwater streams that have a step-pool shape. Boulders or fallen tree limbs span much or all of  the channel. Water flows over these obstructions,  in a series of small stepped waterfalls into the next dowstream pools.  They are commeon in gradients ranging from 5 to 20%.