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New York whitewater, Boreas River

Essex / Warren county, Route 28N to Hudson River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-V     8 miles
  This stretch of Boreas River is 8 miles long and is a class III-V section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. The scenic beauty of Essex/Warren County and the water flowing gracefully down Boreas River attract people from near and far. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often tougher than in other states, so don't forget that a lot of the rivers here are not suitable for beginners. Whether you're
    whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with plenty of places for that. The beauty of the Adirondack Mountains is a great plus for this river. A good workout and just hanging out with mother nature are great attractions
for lots of people. The Route 28N to Hudson River section is one of a few paddling sections in this river system. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Glens Falls, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. There's camping available near Boreas River. On this section you do get some distance,  
    suitable for an afternoon trip.

Briefly about the general area:
Gore Mountain is a good local ski area, and you can go for a hike on the Panther Peak-Upper Works Road / Sanford Lake. You'll truly wish for more
  hours in a day to enjoy all the enjoyable things in the Adirondack Mountains. Lots of people from Olmstedville come to Boreas River. Going for a hike on the Santanoni Peak-Upper Works Road / Sanford Lake is always a glorious adventure. The amount of rain that falls at Boreas River is close to the national average. The wettest month of the year is frequently August, that's the one that rains the most, and February is when it's the driest.

Boreas River, Route 28N to Hudson River 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 Boreas River.
 Whitewater Near Boreas River:
Boreas River, Essex/Warren County, 4 miles away
      Class III-V - 8 miles long (Route 28N to Hudson River)
Whitewater Outfitter - Adirondack Adventures, Warren County, 4 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Hudson River, Essex/ Hamilton/ Warren County, 4 miles away
      Class II-III - 13 miles long (North River to Riparius)
Whitewater Outfitter - Adirondack River Outfitters, Warren County, 4 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Deer River, Essex / Warren County, 4 miles away
      Class III-V - 2 miles long (Fourteenth Road to North River)
Whitewater Outfitter - North Creek Rafting, Warren County, 4 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Balm of Gilead Brook, Warren County, 5 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2.5 miles long (Barton Mines Road to Hudson River)
Thirteenth Brook, Warren County, 7 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2 miles long (to Hudson River at North River)
Boreas River - Upper, Essex County, 9 miles away
      Class II-V - 6.5 miles long (Boreas Road to Route 28N)
North Creek, Warren County, 10 miles away
      Class III-V - 1 miles long (Back to Sodom Road)
 Ski Areas Near Boreas River:
Gore Mountain, New York , 7 miles away, 2300 foot drop, 12 lifts, 88 runs
Hickory Ski Center, New York , 23 miles away, 1280 foot drop, 4 lifts, 18 runs
Mount Pisgah, New York , 27 miles away, 300 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
Whiteface Mountain, New York , 29 miles away, 3166 foot drop, 10 lifts, 80 runs
West Mountain, New York , 34 miles away, 1010 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Titus Mountain, New York , 49 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 25 runs
Willard Mountain, New York , 54 miles away, 505 foot drop, 10 lifts, 14 runs
McCauley Mountain, New York , 64 miles away, 633 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Windham Mountain, New York , 77 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 46 runs
Cochran Ski Center, Vermont , 78 miles away, 350 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
 Marinas Near Boreas River:
Schroon Lake Marina, Schroon Lake , 20 miles away
Clark's Indian Lake Marina, Sabael , 20 miles away
 Beaches Near Boreas River:
Jones Beach, Essex , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Boreas River:
Courtyard Lake Placid, Lake Placid , 23 miles away
Econo Lodge Lake Placid, Lake Placid , 23 miles away
High Peaks Resort, Lake Placid , 23 miles away
Prague Inn Stes And Cottages, Lake Placid , 23 miles away
Budget Inn Warrensburg, Warrensburg , 23 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Boreas River:
Siamese Ponds Wilderness - Thirteenth Lake, North River, 7 miles away
Lake Harris, Newcomb, 10 miles away
Cedar Pond Campground, Newcomb, 11 miles away
 Trails Near Boreas River:
Santanoni Peak-Upper Works Road / Sanford Lake, Essex , 13 miles away
Panther Peak-Upper Works Road / Sanford Lake, Essex , 13 miles away
Couchsachraga Peak-Upper Works Road / Sanford Lake, Essex , 13 miles away
Allen Mountain-Upper Works Rd. - Hanging Spears Fls., Essex , 13 miles away
Mt. Marshall-Upper Works Parking Lot - Calamity Br., Essex , 14 miles away
 Public Lands Near Boreas River:
Moreau Lake State Park, New York , 36 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Boreas River:
High Peaks Golf Course, Newcomb , 8 miles away
Town Of Schroon - Golf Club, Schroon Lake , 17 miles away
Green Mansions Golf Club, Chestertown , 20 miles away
 Lakes Near Boreas River
Loon Lake, Warren , 14 miles away
Schroon Lake, Essex , 18 miles away

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