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New Jersey whitewater, Wickecheoke Creek

Hunterdon county, Upper Creek Road in Delaware to Covered Bridge section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-IV     14 miles
  The natural beauty of Hunterdon County and the water flowing gracefully down Wickecheoke Creek are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. The put-in location is a short drive from Trenton-Ewing, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. There are plenty of hotels here if you want to spend a night, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. This section
    is long enough for an overnight trip if you take your time, so go ahead and pack your sleeping bag. The campgrounds here at Wickecheoke Creek are pretty good. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in New Jersey is often easier
than elsewhere, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that many runs in this state are very easy. Great exercise and spending some quality time in nature are great reasons to come. There are some good sections to paddle in this river system, the Upper Creek Road in Delaware to Covered Bridge section is one of them. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you'll find a large number of good places.

Briefly about
 
the general area:
During your journey to Wickecheoke Creek you'll meet some folks from Stockton for sure. Summertime brings highs in the 80's to Wickecheoke Creek. When the night sets in temperatures dip down into the 60's. Daytime highs throughout the wintertime are in the 30's, and after the sun is down through the winter temperatures at Wickecheoke Creek descend into the 10's. Wickecheoke Creek generally gets a lot of rainfall. Of all the months in a year July is the one with the most rain, and February on the other hand is the driest.

Wickecheoke Creek, Upper Creek Road in Delaware to Covered Bridge 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 Wickecheoke Creek.
 Whitewater Near Wickecheoke Creek:
Wickecheoke Creek, Hunterdon County, 1 miles away
      Class III-IV - 14 miles long (Upper Creek Road in Delaware to Covered Bridge)
Lockatong Creek, Hunterdon County, 3 miles away
      Class III-IV - 13 miles long (Right upstream of Idell to Raven Rock Road)
Delaware River, Hunterdon / Bucks County, 5 miles away
      Class II+ - 0.25 miles long (Lambertville Wing Dam)
Whitewater Outfitter - Delaware River Tubing, Hunterdon County, 7 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Tohickon Creek, Bucks County, 8 miles away
      Class II-III - 3.8 miles long (Ralph Stover State Park to Point Pleasant)
Delaware River, Hunterdon/Bucks County, 12 miles away
      Class II+ - 0.25 miles long (Scudders Falls Recreation Area)
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)
Raritan River - South Branch, Hunterdon County, 16 miles away
      Class III-IV - 2.6 miles long (Hoffman's Bridge to Readingsburg)
Rockaway Creek, Hunterdon County, 18 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)
 Ski Areas Near Wickecheoke Creek:
Shawnee Mountain, Pennsylvania , 32 miles away, 700 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
Spring Mountain, Pennsylvania , 34 miles away, 420 foot drop, 6 lifts, 9 runs
Alpine Mountain, Pennsylvania , 39 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Camelback, Pennsylvania , 41 miles away, 800 foot drop, 15 lifts, 34 runs
Blue Mountain, Pennsylvania , 42 miles away, 1082 foot drop, 9 lifts, 33 runs
Mount Airy Lodge, Pennsylvania , 42 miles away, 250 foot drop, 3 lifts, 6 runs
Bear Creek, Pennsylvania , 45 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 , 52 miles away, 620 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Tanglwood, Pennsylvania , 53 miles away, 415 foot drop, 4 lifts, 8 runs
 Marinas Near Wickecheoke Creek:
Salem Harbour Marina, Bensalem , 17 miles away
Snug Harbour Marina, Croydon , 19 miles away
Neshaminy State Marina, Bristol , 20 miles away
 Hotels Near Wickecheoke Creek:
Rodeway Inn & Suites New Hope, New Hope , 4 miles away
Chimney Hill Estate Inn, Lambertville , 5 miles away
Golden Plough Inn At Peddlers Village, Lahaska , 6 miles away
The National Hotel, Frenchtown , 7 miles away
Ramada Flemington, Flemington , 9 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Wickecheoke Creek:
Bulls Island - Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park, Lumberville, 4 miles away
Tohickon Valley County Park, Point Pleasant, 7 miles away
Tinicum County Park, Erwinna, 7 miles away
 Public Lands Near Wickecheoke Creek:
Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, Bethlehem - PA , 31 miles away
New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve, New Lisbon - NJ , 35 miles away
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Pennsylvania , 39 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Wickecheoke Creek:
Rivercrest Golf Club, Doylestown , 8 miles away
Lookaway Golf Club, New Hope , 8 miles away
Copper Hill Country Club, Flemington , 8 miles away
 Lakes Near Wickecheoke Creek
Aquetong Lake, Bucks , 4 miles away
Round Valley Reservoir, Hunterdon , 13 miles away
Core Creek Reservoir, Bucks , 14 miles away

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