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New Jersey whitewater, Lamington River

Morris county, Chester to Pottersville section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III(IV)     5.8 miles
 
I've run just about every river in N.J. you can check the videos out on my youtube page - buckyswoff. Says Brian Swofford

There is a full out waterfall about 3/4 of a mile into this trip? Says Cory

The put-in is not too far from Trenton-Ewing, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. The beautiful scenery of New Jersey and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water beats anything. This
    stretch has has enough mileage, you can easily run it on an afternoon. Getting a good workout and just hanging out with mother nature will make you glad you came. This section of Lamington River is 5.8 miles long and it
is classified as a class II-III(IV) section by American Whitewater. There's camping available near Lamington River. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way there are lots of good places for that around here. The  
rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in New Jersey are often easier than in other states, so better not forget that the rivers in this state are less demanding.

Briefly about the general area:
Potters Falls is always fun to check out, and folks from Pottersville love to come here. The high level of precipitation makes Lamington River a relatively wet site. August is the wettest month with most rain while February is frequently the driest month. Through the long summer days at Lamington River temperatures are typically in the 80's. Summer night lows plunge down to the 50's.

Lamington River, Chester to Pottersville road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Lamington River.
 Whitewater Near Lamington River:
Lamington River, Somerset Hunterdon County, 2 miles away
      Class I-II - 12 miles long (Rt 512 at Pottersville to confluence with North Branch of Raritan)
Lamington River, Morris County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 5.8 miles long (Chester to Pottersville)
Raritan River - North Branch, Morris / Somerset County, 6 miles away
      Class I-II - 8.6 miles long (West of Mendham to North of Far Hills)
Rockaway Creek, Hunterdon County, 7 miles away
      Class II-IV - 3.5 miles long (Mountainville to McCrea Mills)
India Brook, Morris County, 7 miles away
      Class III-V - 1 miles long (Upstream to Mountainside Road)
Raritan River - South Branch, Hunterdon County, 10 miles away
      Class III-IV - 2.6 miles long (Hoffman's Bridge to Readingsburg)
Raritan River - South Branch, Hunterdon Somerset County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 27 miles long (High Bridge to confluence with North Branch of Raritan)
Pequest River, Warren County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II - 14 miles long (Great Meadows to Delaware River)
Paulins Kill River, Sussex Warren County, 20 miles away
      Class I-II - 17 miles long (Stillwater to Delaware River)
Rockaway River, Morris County, 23 miles away
      Class IV-V - 0.7 miles long (Below Falls to Route 287)
 Ski Areas Near Lamington River:
Mountain Creek, New Jersey , 28 miles away, 1040 foot drop, 12 lifts, 46 runs
Hidden Valley, New Jersey , 28 miles away, 620 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Shawnee Mountain, Pennsylvania , 29 miles away, 700 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
Mt. Peter, New York , 39 miles away, 400 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
Alpine Mountain, Pennsylvania , 40 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Tuxedo Ridge, New York , 43 miles away, 400 foot drop, 4 lifts, 7 runs
Mount Airy Lodge, Pennsylvania , 46 miles away, 250 foot drop, 3 lifts, 6 runs
Tanglwood, Pennsylvania , 46 miles away, 415 foot drop, 4 lifts, 8 runs
Camelback, Pennsylvania , 47 miles away, 800 foot drop, 15 lifts, 34 runs
Holiday Mountain, New York , 47 miles away, 400 foot drop, 5 lifts, 15 runs
 Marinas Near Lamington River:
Lake's End Marina, Stanhope , 9 miles away
Johnny's Marina, Hopatcong , 11 miles away
Lee's County Park Marina, Mount Arlington , 12 miles away
Bridge Marina, Lake Hopatcong , 13 miles away
Beebe Marina, Lake Hopatcong , 13 miles away
 Hotels Near Lamington River:
The Neighbour House, Long Valley , 5 miles away
Days Inn Budd Lake, Budd Lake , 7 miles away
Super 8 Budd Lake, Budd Lake , 7 miles away
Extended Stay America - Mt Olive - Budd Lake, Budd Lake , 8 miles away
Whistling Swan Inn, Stanhope , 8 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Lamington River:
Hi-Hills Camp, Far Hills, 3 miles away
Fla Net Park Campgrounds, Flanders, 6 miles away
Delaware River Family Campgrd, Budd Lake, 7 miles away
 Public Lands Near Lamington River:
Delaware National Scenic River, Bushkill - PA , 27 miles away
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Bushkill - PA , 27 miles away
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Pennsylvania , 27 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Lamington River:
Mine Brook Golf Club, Hackettstown , 5 miles away
Stanton Ridge Golf & Country Club, Whitehouse Station , 6 miles away
Links At Brigantine Beach, Brigantine , 9 miles away
 Lakes Near Lamington River
Lake Musconetcong, Sussex , 9 miles away
Lake Lackawanna, Sussex , 11 miles away
Cranberry Lake, Sussex , 11 miles away

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