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New York whitewater, Batavia Kill River

Delaware county, Roxbury Run bridge to Route 30 bridge section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-IV     4.7 miles
  The wonderful Delaware County scenery and the cool fresh water beats anything. If you're coming from Kingston it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside New York you might find the rivers here a bit more challenging, so don't forget that rivers here are less forgiving. There are some good stretches to paddle
    in this river system, the Roxbury Run bridge to Route 30 bridge stretch is one of them. When you're paddling down a Catskill Mountains river like this one you always get great scenery along the way too. Getting a good workout
and a chance to spend some time outdoors have a lot of people coming here. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. This stretch has has enough mileage, you can easily run it on an afternoon. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this area has a large number of paddling rivers. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill  
up quick. This section of Batavia Kill River in New York is 4.7 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class II-IV section of whitewater.

Briefly about the general area:
The skiing at Belleayre is good, and there is a wonderful hiking trail close by called the Seager West Branch Trail. And if that's not sufficient there's heaps more entertaining things to do in the Catskill Mountains. People from Fleischmanns love to come to Batavia Kill River, and visiting Mine Kill State Park is a fine thing to do. This river is a wonderful place to visit. Bragg Hollow is a tremendous spot to spend some time at.

Batavia Kill River, Roxbury Run bridge to Route 30 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 Batavia Kill River.
 Whitewater Near Batavia Kill River:
Delaware River - East Branch, Delaware County, 2 miles away
      Class I-II - 5 miles long (Halcottsville to Margaretville)
Batavia Kill River, Delaware County, 2 miles away
      Class II-IV - 4.7 miles long (Roxbury Run bridge to Route 30 bridge)
Bush Kill River, Greene/ Delaware County, 5 miles away
      Class I-II - 5 miles long (Lake Switzerland Dam to Dry Brook)
Dry Brook, Ulster/ Delaware County, 7 miles away
      Class II-IV - 5.5 miles long (Haynes Hollow Creek to East Branch D)
Vly Creek, Delaware/ Greene County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III - 3.5 miles long (Elk Creek Road bridge to Lake Switzerland)
Platte Kill River, Delaware County, 7 miles away
      Class II-IV - 6 miles long (DAvenue Taylor's Farm)
Mill Brook, Ulster/ Delaware County, 7 miles away
      Class II-IV - 3.4 miles long (Belle Ayr to Grant Mills)
Bear Kill River, Delaware County, 10 miles away
      Class II-IV - 3.3 miles long (Route 30 bridge to Intake Road bridge)
Mill Brook, Delaware County, 10 miles away
      Class II-IV - 3.7 miles long (Kittle Road bridge to Arena)
Esopus Creek, Ulster County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 17 miles long (Big Indian to Boiceville)
 Ski Areas Near Batavia Kill River:
Belleayre, New York , 6 miles away, 1404 foot drop, 8 lifts, 47 runs
Ski Plattekill, New York , 7 miles away, 1100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 35 runs
Windham Mountain, New York , 22 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 46 runs
Hunter Mountain, New York , 25 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 11 lifts, 55 runs
Holiday Mountain, New York , 30 miles away, 400 foot drop, 5 lifts, 15 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
Mt. Peter, New York , 53 miles away, 400 foot drop, 3 lifts, 11 runs
Tuxedo Ridge, New York , 55 miles away, 400 foot drop, 4 lifts, 7 runs
Ski Big Bear, Pennsylvania , 58 miles away, 650 foot drop, 5 lifts, 18 runs
 Hotels Near Batavia Kill River:
The Catskills B And B, Stamford , 10 miles away
The Colonial BampB At Stamford NY, Stamford , 10 miles away
Red Carpet Inn Richmondville, Richmondville , 22 miles away
Winwood Inn, Windham , 24 miles away
Howard Johnson Inn Liberty NY, Liberty , 24 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Batavia Kill River:
Stratton Falls Campground, Roxbury, 3 miles away
Nickerson Park Campground, Gilboa, 13 miles away
Little Pond, Andes, 15 miles away
 Trails Near Batavia Kill River:
Seager West Branch Trail, Ulster , 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near Batavia Kill River:
Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River, Beach Lake - PA , 49 miles away
Delaware National Scenic River, Bushkill - PA , 59 miles away
Mine Kill State Park, New York , 14 miles away
Max V. Shaul State Park, New York , 21 miles away
Minnewaska State Park Preserve, New York , 32 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Batavia Kill River:
Hanah Mountain Resort and Country Club, Margaretville , 3 miles away
Hanah Mountain Resort Country, Margaretville , 4 miles away
The Meadows Golf Center, Margaretville , 5 miles away
 Lakes Near Batavia Kill River
Alder Lake, Ulster , 11 miles away
Big Pond, Delaware , 14 miles away
Tunis Lake, Delaware , 14 miles away

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