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New York whitewater, Boreas River - Upper

Essex county, Boreas Road to Route 28N section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-V     6.5 miles
  The wonderful New York scenery and the cool fresh water have people coming here. The put-in is not too far from Glens Falls, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. The average whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit harder to master in this state than those in other states, so better not forget that many runs in this state are not easy. There are a few other sections in this river
    system that can be paddled as well. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but you'd better reserve
in advance because these hotels fill up quick. This stretch has has enough mileage, good for a one day paddling trip. The Boreas Road to Route 28N section of Boreas River - Upper in New York is 6.5 miles long and it is classified as a class II-V section by American Whitewater. The river winds through the Adirondack Mountains and you get great scenery. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this area has a large  
number of paddling places. Getting some good exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great reasons to come.

Briefly about the general area:
Good hiking is available along the Panther Peak-Upper Works Road / Sanford Lake, and the slopes of Gore Mountain are so inviting noone can resist. If you like the outdoors you'll like it here in the Adirondack Mountains. Don't leave Boreas River - Upper without first going for a hike along the Santanoni Peak-Upper Works Road / Sanford Lake. At Boreas River - Upper you always meet someone from Olmstedville; Jones Beach is a pretty beach to check out.

Boreas River - Upper, Boreas Road to Route 28N 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 - Upper.
 Whitewater Near Boreas River - Upper:
Boreas River, Essex/Warren County, 3 miles away
      Class III-V - 8 miles long (Route 28N to Hudson River)
Boreas River - Upper, Essex County, 3 miles away
      Class II-V - 6.5 miles long (Boreas Road to Route 28N)
Whitewater Outfitter - North Creek Rafting, Warren County, 10 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Adirondack River Outfitters, Warren County, 10 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Deer River, Essex / Warren County, 10 miles away
      Class III-V - 2 miles long (Fourteenth Road to North River)
Whitewater Outfitter - Adirondack Adventures, Warren County, 10 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Hudson River, Essex/ Hamilton/ Warren County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 13 miles long (North River to Riparius)
The Branch, Essex County, 11 miles away
      Class III-V - 6 miles long (Boreas Road to Palmer Pond)
Trout Brook River, Warren County, 11 miles away
      Class III-IV(V+) - 4 miles long (Alder Brook Road to Pottersville)
Balm of Gilead Brook, Warren County, 11 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2.5 miles long (Barton Mines Road to Hudson River)
 Ski Areas Near Boreas River - Upper:
Gore Mountain, New York , 13 miles away, 2300 foot drop, 12 lifts, 88 runs
Mount Pisgah, New York , 23 miles away, 300 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
Whiteface Mountain, New York , 23 miles away, 3166 foot drop, 10 lifts, 80 runs
Hickory Ski Center, New York , 25 miles away, 1280 foot drop, 4 lifts, 18 runs
West Mountain, New York , 36 miles away, 1010 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Titus Mountain, New York , 45 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 25 runs
Willard Mountain, New York , 56 miles away, 505 foot drop, 10 lifts, 14 runs
McCauley Mountain, New York , 68 miles away, 633 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Cochran Ski Center, Vermont , 74 miles away, 350 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
Mad River Glen, Vermont , 75 miles away, 2037 foot drop, 4 lifts, 45 runs
 Marinas Near Boreas River - Upper:
Schroon Lake Marina, Schroon Lake , 17 miles away
 Beaches Near Boreas River - Upper:
Jones Beach, Essex , 13 miles away
 Hotels Near Boreas River - Upper:
Econo Lodge Lake Placid, Lake Placid , 17 miles away
Courtyard Lake Placid, Lake Placid , 17 miles away
Prague Inn Suites And Cottages, Lake Placid , 17 miles away
Spruce Lodge Bed & Breakfast & Guest Cottage, Lake Placid , 18 miles away
Hampton Inn Lake Placid, NY, Lake Placid , 18 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Boreas River - Upper:
Lake Harris, Newcomb, 10 miles away
Cedar Pond Campground, Newcomb, 11 miles away
Siamese Ponds Wilderness - Thirteenth Lake, North River, 14 miles away
 Trails Near Boreas River - Upper:
Santanoni Peak-Upper Works Road / Sanford Lake, Essex , 9 miles away
Panther Peak-Upper Works Road / Sanford Lake, Essex , 9 miles away
Couchsachraga Peak-Upper Works Road / Sanford Lake, Essex , 9 miles away
Allen Mountain-Upper Works Rd. - Hanging Spears Fls., Essex , 9 miles away
Mt. Marshall-Upper Works Parking Lot - Calamity Br., Essex , 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Boreas River - Upper:
Moreau Lake State Park, New York , 39 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Boreas River - Upper:
High Peaks Golf Course, Newcomb , 8 miles away
Town Of Schroon - Golf Club, Schroon Lake , 14 miles away
Craigwood Golf & Country Club, Lake Placid , 17 miles away
 Lakes Near Boreas River - Upper
Loon Lake, Warren , 15 miles away
Schroon Lake, Essex , 16 miles away
Lake Placid, Essex , 19 miles away

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