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New York whitewater, Callicoon Creek - North Branch

Sullivan county, Gossweyler Pond and Dam to East Branc section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III     6 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking in New York is often more difficult than elsewhere, so if you're not from around here don't forget that a lot of the rivers here are not suitable for beginners. The scenic beauty of Sullivan County and the water flowing gracefully down Callicoon Creek - North Branch are reasons enough to come here and paddle. The put-in is not too far from East Stroudsburg, there's a road map further down the page with more
    info on that. The Gossweyler Pond and Dam to East Branc stretch of Callicoon Creek - North Branch is 6 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class II-III section. On this section you do get some
distance, good for a one day paddling trip. Lodging is available near the river, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good spots for that around here. There are some good stretches to paddle in this river system, the Gossweyler Pond and Dam to East Branc stretch is one of them. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds  
nearby.

Briefly about the general area:
You're sure to run into some smiling folks from Callicoon here. Lake Superior State Park is worth checking out if you're at Callicoon Creek - North Branch, and the Schiff Trail is a fine hiking trail nearby. This is such a wonderful river. All our national parks are tremendous places to have a look at, and Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River is no exception. Throughout the warm days of summer, highs regularly are in the 80's at Callicoon Creek - North Branch, and the night is a tad colder of course, usually in the 50's. For the duration of the wintertime this place gets highs in the 30's while the cold winter nights at Callicoon Creek - North Branch are in the 10's.

Callicoon Creek - North Branch, Gossweyler Pond and Dam to East Branc 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 Callicoon Creek - North Branch.
 Whitewater Near Callicoon Creek - North Branch:
Callicoon Creek - North Branch, Sullivan County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Gossweyler Pond and Dam to East Branc)
Callicoon Creek - East Branch, Sullivan County, 3 miles away
      Class I-III - 10 miles long (Route 52 bridge to confluence with North Br. Callicoon)
Whitewater Outfitter - Landers River Trips, Sullivan County, 7 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Lackawaxen River, Pike County, 16 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Above Delaware confluence)
Delaware River, Delaware/ Sullivan/ Orange County, 22 miles away
      Class I-II - 77 miles long (Hancock to Port Jervis)
Shohola Creek, Pike County, 23 miles away
      Class I-IV - 9.5 miles long (Shohola Falls Park to Mouth)
Mongaup River, Orange/ Sullivan County, 24 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.9 miles long (Rio Dam to Delaware River)
Beaver Kill River, Sullivan/ Delaware County, 24 miles away
      Class II-III - 32 miles long (Turnwood to East Branch)
Delaware River, Sullivan/ Orange/ Pike County, 25 miles away
      Class II - 0.2 miles long (Mongaup Wave)
Tremper Kill River, Delaware County, 25 miles away
      Class I-III - 6.3 miles long (Below Andes to gauging station)
 Ski Areas Near Callicoon Creek - North Branch:
Ski Big Bear, Pennsylvania , 21 miles away, 650 foot drop, 5 lifts, 18 runs
Tanglwood, Pennsylvania , 22 miles away, 415 foot drop, 4 lifts, 8 runs
Holiday Mountain, New York , 28 miles away, 400 foot drop, 5 lifts, 15 runs
Ski Plattekill, New York , 35 miles away, 1100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 35 runs
Alpine Mountain, Pennsylvania , 38 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Elk Mountain, Pennsylvania , 38 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 6 lifts, 27 runs
Shawnee Mountain, Pennsylvania , 39 miles away, 700 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
Belleayre, New York , 39 miles away, 1404 foot drop, 8 lifts, 47 runs
Mount Airy Lodge, Pennsylvania , 41 miles away, 250 foot drop, 3 lifts, 6 runs
Camelback, Pennsylvania , 45 miles away, 800 foot drop, 15 lifts, 34 runs
 Hotels Near Callicoon Creek - North Branch:
Woodloch Pines Resort, Hawley , 15 miles away
Lazy Pond Bed And Breakfast, Liberty , 16 miles away
The Lodge At Woodloch, Hawley , 16 miles away
Howard Johnson Inn Liberty NY, Liberty , 19 miles away
Days Inn Liberty, Liberty , 19 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Callicoon Creek - North Branch:
Upper Delaware Campgrounds, Callicoon, 4 miles away
Red Barn Campgrounds, Hankins, 6 miles away
Lander's River Trips, Narrowsburg, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Callicoon Creek - North Branch:
Schiff Trail, Sullivan , 10 miles away
Steam Mill Trail, Pike , 18 miles away
Crawford Trail, Pike , 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near Callicoon Creek - North Branch:
Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River, Beach Lake - PA , 13 miles away
Delaware National Scenic River, Bushkill - PA , 32 miles away
Lake Superior State Park, New York , 10 miles away
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Pennsylvania , 31 miles away
Oquaga Creek State Park, New York , 36 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Callicoon Creek - North Branch:
French Woods Golf & Country Club, Callicoon , 4 miles away
Island Glen Country Club, Bethel , 9 miles away
Twin Village Golf Club, Roscoe , 10 miles away
 Lakes Near Callicoon Creek - North Branch
Lake Nianque, Sullivan , 9 miles away
Westcolang Pond, Pike , 14 miles away
Tinkwig Lake, Pike , 18 miles away

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