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New York whitewater, Beaver River

Lewis county, Taylorville Section section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS III-IV     2 miles
  The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Ogdensburg-Massena, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. The natural beauty of New York and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water beats anything. The sections for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in New York are often more challenging than in other states, so don't forget that many of the sections here are not safe for beginners. You might have
    to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. There are plenty of other sections in this river system that can be
paddled as well. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just being out on the river for a while have a lot of people coming here. This is a pretty short section so better bring some good walking shoes. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. The Taylorville Section section of Beaver River in New York is 2 miles long and has been rated as a class III-IV section by American Whitewater. Some people prefer whitewater rafting  
and some kayaking, either way this is an area with plenty of spots for that.

Briefly about the general area:
Here at Beaver River you'll almost certainly meet some people from Croghan; Beaver River is close to Whetstone Gulf State Park which is a scenic site. Beaver River is a good spot of typical rainfall. The month with most of the rain is August; February meanwhile is the driest month. At Beaver River during the months of summer highs are in the 80's. During the moonlight hours it's ordinarily in the 50's. During the winter highs are ordinarily in the 20's, and winter nights come with lows in the 0's to Beaver River.

Beaver River, Taylorville Section road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Beaver River.
 Whitewater Near Beaver River:
Beaver River, Lewis County, 2 miles away
      Class III-IV - 2 miles long (Taylorville Section)
Oswegatchie River - West Branch, Lewis County, 7 miles away
      Class V+ - 7 miles long (Bisha Falls to Jerden Falls)
Independence River, Herkimer/Lewis County, 9 miles away
      Class II-V+ - 2.6 miles long (Bradish Road to Old Pine Grove Road)
Oswegatchie River - Middle Branch, Lewis County, 10 miles away
      Class I-V(V+) - 4 miles long (Bryants Bridge to Fish Creek)
Beaver River, Lewis County, 10 miles away
      Class V - 1 miles long (Eagle Section)
Indian River, Lewis/ Jefferson County, 13 miles away
      Class II - 20 miles long (Natural Bridge to Antwerp)
Otter Creek, Lewis County, 13 miles away
      Class III-V - 10.4 miles long (Partridgeville Road to Pine Grove Road)
Jenny Creek, St. Lawrence County, 14 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 5 miles long (Jayville Road to Pitcairn)
Moose River, Oneida/ Lewis County, 16 miles away
      Class V - 5 miles long (Fowlersville to Lyons Falls)
Beaver River, Lewis County, 16 miles away
      Class IV-V - 3 miles long (Moshier Section)
 Ski Areas Near Beaver River:
Snow Ridge, New York , 15 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 22 runs
McCauley Mountain, New York , 28 miles away, 633 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Woods Valley, New York , 31 miles away, 500 foot drop, 3 lifts, 12 runs
Dry Hill, New York , 40 miles away, 300 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
Toggenburg, New York , 70 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 24 runs
Labrador Mountain, New York , 76 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Song Mountain, New York , 81 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 24 runs
Camp Fortune - Ste. Marie, Quebec , 86 miles away, 650 foot drop, 8 lifts, 19 runs
Mount Pisgah, New York , 86 miles away, 300 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
Titus Mountain, New York , 87 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 25 runs
 Hotels Near Beaver River:
Pleasant Night Inn, Carthage , 20 miles away
Adirondack Lodge Old Forge, Old Forge , 27 miles away
Days Inn Evans Mills/Fort Drum, Evans Mills , 35 miles away
INN AT THE BEECHES, Rome , 35 miles away
Candlewood Suites WATERTOWN-FORT DRUM, Evans Mills , 35 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Beaver River:
Otter Creek Horse Camp, Glenfield, 9 miles away
Happy Hollow Campground, Lowville, 11 miles away
Babcock Campground, Lowville, 11 miles away
 Public Lands Near Beaver River:
Fort Stanwix National Monument, Rome - NY , 37 miles away
Whetstone Gulf State Park, New York , 15 miles away
Pixley Falls State Park, New York , 26 miles away
Delta Lake State Park, New York , 32 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Beaver River:
Brantingham Golf Club, Brantingham , 13 miles away
Cedars Golf Course, Lowville , 13 miles away
Carlowden Country Club, Carthage , 17 miles away
 Lakes Near Beaver River
Brantingham Lake, Lewis , 12 miles away

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