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New Jersey whitewater, Delaware River

Hunterdon Bucks county, Lambertville Wing Dam section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II+     0.25 miles
  The Lambertville Wing Dam section of Delaware River in Hunterdon / Bucks County is 0.25 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class II+ section. The nature scenery of Hunterdon / Bucks County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are reasons enough to come here and paddle. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with plenty of places for that. There are a few other sections in this
    river system that can be paddled as well. This is a very short stretch so better bring some good walking shoes. No shortage of good hotels, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. The
average New Jersey whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be easier to run than those in other states, so keep in mind that lots of rivers in this state are good for beginners. A bit of exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors have people coming from far and near. If you're coming from Trenton-Ewing it's not a long drive at all to the starting location.

Briefly about the general area:
Lots of people from Lambertville
 
come to Delaware River. A good deal of rain falls at Delaware River. July is when you get the most rain here, and February meanwhile is the driest month. All through the warm months, highs commonly are in the 80's at Delaware River, and through the night it cools down to the 60's. Throughout the winter this place gets highs in the 30's with winter lows in the 10's overnight here at Delaware River.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Delaware River.
 Whitewater Near Delaware River:
Wickecheoke Creek, Hunterdon County, 6 miles away
      Class III-IV - 14 miles long (Upper Creek Road in Delaware to Covered Bridge)
Delaware River, Hunterdon/Bucks County, 7 miles away
      Class II+ - 0.25 miles long (Scudders Falls Recreation Area)
Lockatong Creek, Hunterdon County, 8 miles away
      Class III-IV - 13 miles long (Right upstream of Idell to Raven Rock Road)
Whitewater Outfitter - Delaware River Tubing, Hunterdon County, 12 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Tohickon Creek, Bucks County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 3.8 miles long (Ralph Stover State Park to Point Pleasant)
Raritan River - South Branch, Hunterdon Somerset County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II - 27 miles long (High Bridge to confluence with North Branch of Raritan)
Raritan River - South Branch, Hunterdon County, 18 miles away
      Class III-IV - 2.6 miles long (Hoffman's Bridge to Readingsburg)
Rockaway Creek, Hunterdon County, 19 miles away
      Class II-IV - 3.5 miles long (Mountainville to McCrea Mills)
Lamington River, Somerset Hunterdon County, 23 miles away
      Class I-II - 12 miles long (Rt 512 at Pottersville to confluence with North Branch of Raritan)
Lamington River, Morris County, 26 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 5.8 miles long (Chester to Pottersville)
 Ski Areas Near Delaware River:
Spring Mountain, Pennsylvania , 36 miles away, 420 foot drop, 6 lifts, 9 runs
Shawnee Mountain, Pennsylvania , 37 miles away, 700 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
Alpine Mountain, Pennsylvania , 44 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Camelback, Pennsylvania , 46 miles away, 800 foot drop, 15 lifts, 34 runs
Blue Mountain, Pennsylvania , 47 miles away, 1082 foot drop, 9 lifts, 33 runs
Mount Airy Lodge, Pennsylvania , 47 miles away, 250 foot drop, 3 lifts, 6 runs
Bear Creek, Pennsylvania , 48 miles away, 510 foot drop, 7 lifts, 21 runs
Mountain Creek, New Jersey , 52 miles away, 1040 foot drop, 12 lifts, 46 runs
Hidden Valley, New Jersey , 53 miles away, 620 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Tanglwood, Pennsylvania , 57 miles away, 415 foot drop, 4 lifts, 8 runs
 Marinas Near Delaware River:
Salem Harbour Marina, Bensalem , 14 miles away
Snug Harbour Marina, Croydon , 15 miles away
Neshaminy State Marina, Bristol , 15 miles away
Curtin Marina, Burlington , 16 miles away
Hawk Island Marina, Riverside , 17 miles away
 Hotels Near Delaware River:
Chimney Hill Estate Inn, Lambertville , 1 miles away
Rodeway Inn & Suites New Hope, New Hope , 4 miles away
Golden Plough Inn At Peddlers Village, Lahaska , 7 miles away
Temperance House, Newtown , 7 miles away
Homewood Suites Newtown PA, Newtown , 8 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Delaware River:
Bulls Island - Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park, Lumberville, 8 miles away
Bucks County Country Day Schl, Yardley, 9 miles away
Camp Dynomite, Flemington, 10 miles away
 Public Lands Near Delaware River:
New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve, New Lisbon - NJ , 30 miles away
Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, Bethlehem - PA , 36 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Delaware River:
Copper Hill Country Club, Flemington , 7 miles away
Heron Glen Golf Course, Ringoes , 7 miles away
Copper Hill Country Club, Ringoes , 7 miles away
 Lakes Near Delaware River
Aquetong Lake, Bucks , 4 miles away
Core Creek Reservoir, Bucks , 9 miles away
Ceva Lake, Mercer , 12 miles away

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