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New York whitewater, Holmes Lake Outlet

Fulton county, Route 125 to West Stony Creek section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS III-V     1 miles
  The wonderful New York scenery and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream will make you feel great. The Route 125 to West Stony Creek section of Holmes Lake Outlet in New York is 1 miles long and is a class III-V section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. The Route 125 to West Stony Creek stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. Whitewater paddling here in the Adirondack Mountains
    is a great experience. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often tougher than in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that quite a few of the sections here are not easy.
The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way this is an area with plenty of spots for that. The put-in location is a short drive from Gloversville, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. This is a very short stretch so you'd better  
be prepared to walk your kayak back to put-in a few times. Getting a good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great attractions for lots of people. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby.

Briefly about the general area:
There are plenty of folks from Gloversville here at Holmes Lake Outlet. If the weather is nice here at Holmes Lake Outlet, you can go for a hike along the Hamilton Mountain Fire Tower Trail. Holmes Lake Outlet sees pretty high levels of rainfall. Most of the rain falls all through November while February is generally the driest month. At Holmes Lake Outlet through the warm days of summer highs are in the 80's.

Holmes Lake Outlet, Route 125 to West Stony Creek 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 Holmes Lake Outlet.
 Whitewater Near Holmes Lake Outlet:
Holmes Lake Outlet, Fulton County, 1 miles away
      Class III-V - 1 miles long (Route 125 to West Stony Creek)
West Stony Creek, Fulton/ Hamilton County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III - 10.5 miles long (Pinnacle to Route 30)
Sacandaga River - West Branch, Hamilton County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III - 7.3 miles long (Whitehouse to Sacandaga Campsite)
Caroga Creek, Fulton/ Montgomery County, 13 miles away
      Class I-III - 9.5 miles long (Ephratah to Route 5)
Doig Creek, Hamilton County, 14 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 3 miles long (Pumpkin Hollow Road to Sacandaga River)
East Stony Creek, Warren/ Hamilton County, 15 miles away
      Class II-V - 8 miles long (Tenant Creek to Old State Highway)
Beecher Creek, Saratoga County, 15 miles away
      Class II-V - 2.5 miles long (Airport Road to Great Sacandaga Lake)
Sand Creek, Saratoga County, 15 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3 miles long (Northville)
Sacandaga River, Hamilton County, 16 miles away
      Class II - 13 miles long (East Branch to Hope)
Sacandaga River - Middle Branch, Hamilton County, 16 miles away
      Class V - 2.5 miles long (Speculator to Old Route 30 Road Bridge)
 Ski Areas Near Holmes Lake Outlet:
Gore Mountain, New York , 35 miles away, 2300 foot drop, 12 lifts, 88 runs
Hickory Ski Center, New York , 41 miles away, 1280 foot drop, 4 lifts, 18 runs
West Mountain, New York , 44 miles away, 1010 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Windham Mountain, New York , 45 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 46 runs
Ski Plattekill, New York , 49 miles away, 1100 foot drop, 3 lifts, 35 runs
McCauley Mountain, New York , 49 miles away, 633 foot drop, 5 lifts, 22 runs
Hunter Mountain, New York , 50 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 11 lifts, 55 runs
Belleayre, New York , 53 miles away, 1404 foot drop, 8 lifts, 47 runs
Willard Mountain, New York , 59 miles away, 505 foot drop, 10 lifts, 14 runs
Mount Pisgah, New York , 61 miles away, 300 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
 Marinas Near Holmes Lake Outlet:
Sacandaga Marina, Mayfield , 8 miles away
Gordon's Lakeside Marine, Mayfield , 9 miles away
Miller's Grandview Marina, Mayfield , 9 miles away
Cranberry Cove Marina, Mayfield , 9 miles away
Northville Boatyard, Northville , 11 miles away
 Beaches Near Holmes Lake Outlet:
Moffit Beach, Hamilton , 16 miles away
 Hotels Near Holmes Lake Outlet:
Holiday Inn JOHNSTOWN-GLOVERSVILLE, Johnstown , 8 miles away
Super 8 Johnstown/Gloversville, Johnstown , 8 miles away
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Johnstown, Johnstown , 8 miles away
Super 8 Amsterdam, Amsterdam , 17 miles away
Knights Inn Amsterdam, Amsterdam , 17 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Holmes Lake Outlet:
Campsite, Gloversville, 8 miles away
Caroga Lake Camp Ground, Caroga Lake, 8 miles away
Ranch Side Park, Ellenburg Depot, 9 miles away
 Trails Near Holmes Lake Outlet:
Hamilton Mountain Fire Tower Trail, Hamilton , 13 miles away
 Public Lands Near Holmes Lake Outlet:
Max V. Shaul State Park, New York , 32 miles away
John Boyd Thacher State Park, New York , 36 miles away
Mine Kill State Park, New York , 38 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Holmes Lake Outlet:
Kingsboro Golf Club, Gloversville , 6 miles away
Pine Brook Golf Club, Gloversville , 7 miles away
Hales Mills Country Club, Johnstown , 9 miles away
 Lakes Near Holmes Lake Outlet
Chase Lake, Fulton , 2 miles away
Peck Lake, Fulton , 4 miles away
Indian Lake, Fulton , 7 miles away

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